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UNZA USA Alumni Launched

The University of Zambia has officially launched the United States of America UNZA Alumni Relations Foundation in Washington DC. The Government of the District of Columbia through the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Corporations Division issued the Certificate of Registration signed by Superintendent of Corporation Patricia Grays.

Tue, Sep 18, 2018

$354 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation compact on track

October 8th, 2014 - Government says the $354 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation compact on water, sanitation and drainage is on course.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development Ms. Charity Mwansa says the compact which is expected to benefit more than one million people in Lusaka will see a provision of clean water to hundreds of low income households and therefore minimize water borne diseases

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Bestows Certificate of Congressional Recognition to the Texas Africa Chamber of Commerce at the Houston-Zambia Business Forum

This was jointly presented to the leader of the team from Zambia, Ms. Margaret Kapihya, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Zambia, Mr. Mazda Denon from the Houston Mayor’s Office and Mr. Posso Ganame, President of the Texas Africa Chamber of Commerce.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

US Embassy “Sells” Zambian Gems in Jewel of Africa Gem and Jewelry Show

Washington D.C., Tuesday, 5th November 2019 – The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C next month hosts the Jewel of Africa Gem and Jewelry exhibition with a view to expanding the country’s share of the American and global multi-billion Jewelry trade.

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Government set to launch ENT Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON DC- SUNDAY July 16, 2017-First Lady Esther Lungu has announced that Government has developed an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Strategic Plan that feeds into the national health plan.

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Zambia never hides debt, it’s sustainable and being serviced – Mwanakatwe

WASHINGTON DC, USA, Saturday, 21 April 2018 – The Minister of Finance Honourable Margaret Mwanakatwe has assured Zambians and the international community that Zambia does not and will never hide its debt.

Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Corruption Fight Methodical, Professional - HH

Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema says the fight against corruption will be so methodical and professional that it will make the vice unattractive. He pledged that those who got what does not belong to them would be made to “return to Caesar, Caesar’s things”.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

Sheryl Stumbras Appointed New USAID Director for Zambia

Washington D.C., 22nd July 2019 - Sheryl Stumbras, a member of the United States Senior Foreign Service is the new USAID/Zambia Mission Director. Stumbras was sworn in at a ceremony at the State Department in Washington July 18. The ceremony was witnessed by Zambia’s Ambassador to the United Dr Ngosa Simbyakula...

Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Zambian Flag raised at San Pedro’s newest park dedicated to sister cities

March 5, 2017 - San Pedro, a community within Los Angeles, has dedicated a new park to Los Angeles Sister Cities. The ceremony was officiated by Los Angeles City Councilman, Joe Buscaino, former Councilman Tom LaBonge, and Chairman of Sister Cities of Los Angeles.

Sun, Mar 5, 2017

What To See In Zambia

Zambia is commonly regarded as one of the most beautiful, friendly, diverse and unspoiled countries on the entire African continent.

Wed, Jul 6, 2016 Wed, Jul 6, 2016

Congressman Pittenger Hails US-Zambia Friendship, Talks Hosting Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Lusaka in 2021

Washington D.C., Friday, 18 September 2020 — Congressman Robert Pittenger has hailed the good friendship between the United States and Zambia, a bond he described as based on shared values and goals between the two countries.

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

U.S. Tourists Flock The Zambian Stand At The Washington D.C Travel And Adventure Show

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. says Zambia’s tourism sector has potential to contribute greatly to the growth of the country’s economy. Dr. Simbyakula, says there is need, therefore, for Zambia to have its presence at key tourism promotional events in the United States.

Mon, Jan 22, 2018

Belize Calls for Increased Investment in Sustainable Tourism

Belmopan, Belize (Wednesday, September 18, 2013) – Belize Governor General Sir Colville Young has called for increased investment in sustainable tourism by Zambia and Belize.

Wed, Sep 18, 2013

Government allocates US$ 20 million for properties in Missions abroad

Government has set aside US$ 20 million to implement the mortgage finance program for rehabilitation, construction and purchase of properties in various Zambian Missions abroad.

Sun, Dec 2, 2018

United States congratulates Zambia for upholding democracy

PRESS STATEMENT
Washington DC- Monday January 26, 2015
United States congratulates Zambia for upholding democracy

Mon, Jan 26, 2015

The trending travel bug in Zambia

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 Wed, Jun 10, 2015

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 6, Thursday, 23 April 2020

This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that Government will facilitate repatriation but NOT pay for transportation back to Lusaka for all nationals planning to travel back home...

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

WISE Sets Aside 150 Secondary School Scholarships For Kaoma Residents

A-US-based Non-Governmental Organization, Women’s Initiative that Strengthen and Empower (WISE) has set aside 150 secondary school scholarships to underprivileged people in Kaoma District of Western Province in Zambia.WISE Board Member Joanne Bollinger says the scholarship programme will provide continuous access to education from 8th grade through college. She says her organization is in receipt of numerous applicants needing scholarships.

Mon, Nov 6, 2017

Zambia a shinning Example in the Health Sector

August 5, 2014 - Zambia's Ambassador to the United States of America (USA) Palan Mulonda says Zambia is becoming a shining example in the area of securing desirable outcomes in the health sector in the US.

Tue, Aug 5, 2014

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 11, Tuesday, 26 January 2021: Important Consular/Travel Notice

Washington D.C. – Effective Tuesday January 26, 2021, the United States Government requires each person flying to the U.S. to have a negative pre-departure test for COVID-19. Air passengers are required to get a COVID-19 test within three days of their flight to the U.S., and to provide written proof of the test result to the airline...

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

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