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COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 3, Friday, 27 March 2020

The Embassy staff will, effective March 30, 2020, be performing their duties remotely via telework arrangements as a mitigation response to the spread of the coronavirus. In view of the foregoing, all in-person interviews will be suspended until further notice. That notwithstanding, applicants for visa will be required to submit their application packages by postage mail. ...

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation Pledges To Help Zambian Companies

The World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA) and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) have pledged to help Zambian companies seeking to explore markets in the State of California of the United States of America. WTCLA is an affiliate of the LAEDC and is Los Angeles County's leading promoter and facilitator of global connections and inbound foreign direct investment.

Sat, Sep 2, 2017

Zambia's ambassador to the U.S. calls for an urgent gaps analysis on the needs for human capital infrastructure development in higher education

April 10, 2014 - Zambia's Ambassador to the United States, Palan Mulonda has called for an urgent gaps analysis on the needs for human capital infrastructure development in higher education.

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

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

Zambians In The U.S Cautioned About Incoming Hurricane Florence

The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C. is advising its nationals in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland, to be on alert and monitor information on the impending Hurricane Florence expected to hit the regions soon.

Wed, Sep 12, 2018

The Auditor General’s Office to sign MoU with the Public Procurement Authority

October 6th, 2014 - The Auditor General’s Office to sign MoU with the Public Procurement Authority
The office of the Auditor General is finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding to be signed soon with the office of the Public Procurement Authority whose main aim will be to allow the former monitor large procurement contracts.

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

Foreign Affairs, Home Affairs and IOM Officials in Washington for Diaspora Policy Engagements

Washington D.C., Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 – A three-person delegation comprising officers from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Home Affairs and the International Organisation for Migrations (IOM) were in Washington D.C to brief the Zambian Mission in the United States about progress in the implementation of the Diaspora Policy.

Wed, Oct 23, 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

The trending travel bug in Zambia

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

H.E Ambassador Simbyakula Meets With Zambians Working At The World Bank and IMF ahead of The Spring Meetings

H.E Ambassador Simbyakula Meets With Zambians Working At The World Bank and IMF ahead of The Spring Meetings

Wed, Apr 4, 2018

Renowned Jazz Guitarist Robert Mwamba Pays Courtesy Call On The Embassy

Robert Mwamba is a Zambian-born jazz guitarist who's Debut Album "Coastin'' features 3 Grammy Award Winning Artists and a Grammy Nominee.

He will be performing at the nation's finest Jazz club ,Blues Alley in Washington DC with special guest star Cynda Williams on Wednesday June 26, 2019 for two Shows only at .8pm & 10pm

Cynda Williams has co-starred with icons such as Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes in the Oscar Award film "Mo Better Blues" and has had a number one R&B Single "Harlem Blues".

Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Promoting Renewable Energy Investment in Zambia

Promoting Renewable Energy Investment in Zambia

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Wed, Aug 3, 2016

Government Sets Priority Policy Objectives, Intensifies Tapping into Diaspora Potential

Washington D.C., Thursday, 10 September 2020 — Government has set into motion enhanced action on implementation of the diaspora policy in order to expand and realize the enormous potential that Zambians abroad have.

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Western Provincial Administration to host Tourism, Trade and Investment Expo from 19th to 25th September, 2022

The Expo is an initiative of the Western Provincial Administration designed to provide a framework and showcase of opportunities for investment to spur economic development, encourage entrepreneurship, value addition and trade in the Province to achieve sustainable development and inclusive growth.

Thu, May 12, 2022

Government To Construct 5,000 Houses For Civil Servants In Zambia

Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Ronald Chitotela says Government has earmarked to build 5,000 (five thousand) houses for civil servants starting from the second quarter of this year. This follows a directive by His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing to build houses for civil servants and upgrade most of the unplanned settlements across the country.

Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Information and Broadcasting Minister Mwansa Kapeya says government will launch a campaign to allow Zambians know the benefits of the Freedom of Information Bill

February 12, 2014 - Information and Broadcasting Minister Mwansa Kapeya says government will embark on a vigorous campaign to enable people throughout the country know the benefits of the Freedom of Information Bill

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

Government to rollout Diaspora Policy

Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, says Government will soon rollout the Diaspora Policy to engage Zambians living abroad to contribute to national development.

Mon, Nov 5, 2018
Zambia's Best!  Africa's Wild Child Has Plenty to Offer

Good News On the Tourism Front in Zambia

The impact on the tourism industry of the West African Ebola crisis is visibly lessening. It is fair and seems timely to detail some of the good news that has been coming out of Zambia just recently.

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 5, Friday, 17 April 2020

The partial closure of the embassy has been extended to 30 April 2020. The issuance of visas has been suspended and anyone seeking a visa for travel deemed to be essential should submit their application to the Lusaka immigration authorities, with justification, for consideration...

Fri, Apr 17, 2020

Zambia’s founding President KK dies

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we inform you of the passing of our beloved founding father, icon and global statesman, His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia. Dr. Kaunda, who was admitted to Maina Soko Medical Centre in Lusaka, died peacefully Thursday afternoon June 17, 2021 at 14:30 hours. He was 97.

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

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