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Development of “new city” in Mwinilunga District moves forward at Zambia Embassy in DC

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17th, 2023 – The Embassy of Zambia in Washington DC hosted the Bridge Consortium Limited and Charter Cities Institute at the Embassy where the two signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the two institutions to work together in creating the legal, regulatory and planning framework, getting investors and technical expertise required to develop a “new city” within Mwinilunga District in North-Western Province.

Wed, May 24, 2023

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 7, Thursday, 30 April 2020: Request for Submission of Names by Zambian Nationals Who Are in the US for a Short Visit or Studies and Are Non-Permanent Residents But Had Flights Rescheduled/Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Government of the Republic of Zambia Is requesting Zambian nationals who are in the United States for a short visit or studies and are non-permanent residents but have had flights rescheduled or cancelled owing to the evolving COVID-19 situation to submit their names to the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C., with passport details, address and contact phone number in the United States. This information will assist in making repatriation arrangements back to Zambia.

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Government To Pilot A Children First Software (CFS) Application

The Government has started piloting a Children First Software (CFS) application that will provide a database of the vulnerable people in the country in order for them to receive support from their households as opposed to being institutionalised in centers. Minister of Community Development and Social Services Emerine Kabanshi says the Government will next year implement the CFS program and share it with other regional countries in an effort to end institutionalisation of the underprivileged people in communities and children on the streets.

Mon, Nov 13, 2017

AU TV Station

Tue, Nov 14, 2017 Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Ambassador Mulonda pledges support

March 16, 2014 - Following a recent trip to Oregon by Ambassador Mulonda and Counsellor (Political & Consular), the article below was released by InStove this month.

Sun, Mar 16, 2014

Director General of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO)

Director General of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO), Mr. Patrick Masambu paid a courtesy call on HE Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula at the Embassy on Wednesday April 24th,2019. Mr. Masambu briefed Dr. Simbyakula about the functions of ITSO and upcoming events.

Fri, Apr 26, 2019

President Hichilema Participates in Discussion Led by U.S. Institute of Peace CEO, Lise Grande

Washington D.C., Thursday, 23 September 2021 – President Hichilema took part in a discussion led by the Chief Executive Officer of the United States of America Institute of Peace, Ambassador Lise Grande.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 1, Friday, 20 March 2020: Important Consular Notice

The embassy is limiting the number of in-person interviews for passport renewals, visa applications and related matters to less than five clients per day. Visa applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by postage mail.

Fri, Mar 20, 2020

42 Young Zambians Nominated For The 2017 Mandela Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Zambia has nominated 42 Zambians for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Five Reasons To Visit Zambia Now

Spot The Leopard - South Luangwa National Park has one of the highest density of big game anywhere in Africa, and is a famous destination for leopard sightings.

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Zambia participates in Passport DC 2014

May 7, 2014 - The Mission participated in Passport DC “Around the World” Embassy Tour on the 3rd of May 2014. Passport DC is an annual celebration of international cultures organised by Cultural Tourism DC. It showcases Washington DC’s embassies and cultural organizations with tours of more than seventy (70) embassies and numerous events which include street festivals, performances and exhibitions.

Wed, May 7, 2014

Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula Presents Credentials to the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada

Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula presented credentials to the president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada on the 4th of July 2018

Tue, Jul 10, 2018

Zambians in the USA celebrate Golden Jubilee

Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has urged Zambians in the Diaspora to be united and speak with one voice if they are to excel.
Ambassador Mulonda says Zambians in the diaspora should continue with the Motto of “One Zambia one nation”

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Investing in Climate and Environment Key Steps in Reducing Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity – World Bank President

Washington D.C., Thursday, 3rd October 2019 – World Bank President David Malpass says investing in the climate and the environment were key steps in reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity among nations.

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

African Union launches Radio Station for African Ambassadors in USA

The African Union Mission in the United States of America has launched a Radio Station for the African
Ambassadors Group (AAG) in Washington D.C.

Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Lusaka fastest growing city in the SADC region (Part 1)

Lusaka, as an investment destination

Lusaka, Zambia’s heartland and capital city is the country’s chief administrative centre and a major financial, transportation, and manufacturing hub. Lusaka is one of the fastest growing cities in the SADC region with a population that stands at 1,461,000, this according to the Southern African cities network.

Mon, Mar 2, 2015 Mon, Mar 2, 2015

Zambian Embassy Starts Processing Dual Citizenship In USA

The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has started processing applications for Dual Citizenship for Zambians living in the United States of America. Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula S.C., made the announcement at the launch of the Association of Zambians in Dallas and Fort-Worth Texas. Dr. Simbyakula said the Embassy has received Bestowal of Citizenship application forms (Form VII) from Lusaka to facilitate restoration of Citizenship for citizens who lost their Zambian citizenship upon acquisition of citizenship of another country.

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Zambia appeals for human capital infrastructure support for newly constructed universities.

September 30, 2014-Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has appealed to the academic community in New Mexico to provide human capital and soft infrastructure to universities under construction in Zambia.

Wed, Oct 1, 2014

First Zambian Caine Prize Winner Writer Namwali Serpell Reads Excerpts From Her Book At The Library of Congress

First Secretary (Tourism) and First Secretary (Press) attended a reading by Namwali Serpell at the Library of Congress. Zambian writer Namwali read selections of her work and participated in a moderated discussion with Laverne Page, Area Specialist in the African and Middle Eastern Division.

Tue, Mar 15, 2016

President Hichilema Addresses the Global Leadership Council and the Rockefeller Foundation on Providing Electricity to Off-the-Grid Rural Areas

President Hakainde Hichilema on 21st September 2023 addressed (virtually) the Global Leadership Council and members of the Rockefeller Foundation gathered in New York on providing electricity to rural areas that are off the main grid.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

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