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Thu, Feb 5, 2015 Thu, Feb 5, 2015

Roundtable on Zambia's Leadership in Sustainable Development and Climate Change Resilience

August 8, 2014 - On the occasion of the US-Africa Leaders Summit, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) had the honor of hosting a roundtable dialogue with the Vice President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Dr. Guy Scott, to discuss environmental sustainability considerations in Zambia’s economic development.

Fri, Aug 8, 2014

Annual Meetings – 14-20 October 2019 Washington D.C. Registration Now Open

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 – Registration for the World Bank Annual Meetings is NOW OPEN. The meetings and related events, seminars, and meetings will be held in Washington, D.C. from Monday, October 14, through Sunday, October 20.

Wed, Oct 2, 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

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 10, Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Important Consular/Travel Notice

In light of the evolving situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Washington, D.C. wishes to advise travelers and those planning to visit Zambia for tourism, business or any other undertakings that there has been no change to Zambia’s current visa regime and that all types of travelers are free to visit Zambia. Depending on the travelers’ nationality, he/she may enter Zambia without a visa, obtain the visa on arrival or from a Zambian Mission abroad or apply for an e-Visa.

Wed, Dec 30, 2020

President Hichilema, VP Harris Confer at White House

Washington D.C., Wednesday 22 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema Wednesday met with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House as Zambia and the United States of America exchanged strong commitments to further the abiding ties between the two countries and to further strengthen democracy.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Zambian national Dr Anthony Ng’oma awarded the Scientist of the Year award in the United States

February 12, 2014 - 2014 Scientist of the Year award winner Dr Anthony Ng'oma has called for increased support to young people to develop interest in the science field.

Dr Ng'oma noted that although producing amazing scientific and technological inventions is awesome, there was nothing more powerful than helping to create a new breed of scientists and engineers.

Dr Ng'oma was speaking at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel in Washington DC when he received the Scientist of the year award at the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) awards.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

A Team From The Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative Meets With The Zambian Diplomats

A Team from the Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative met with H.E Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, Counselor Economics and First Secretary Tourism on the 8th of May 2019.

The Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative engages and supports first ladies in using their unique platform to improve lives in their countries and around the world.

Fri, May 10, 2019

Kapishya Hot Springs - Zambia

Kapishya Hot Springs- These are found on the Shiwa Ng'andu Estate built in the early 20th century. The hot springs are natural sulfur-free springs heated to a luxurius 41 degree celsius.

Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Ambassador Kapambwe Commends US-Based Zambians for Support to Country’s Development

Washington D.C., Monday, July 27, 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Lazarous Kapambwe says Zambians in the diaspora play a pivotal role in supporting their families and communities adding that the spirit of togetherness and supporting projects of common interest to Zambia could enhance their contribution to the country’s development.

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

U.S Government Pledges Strong Partnership In Helping Zambia Address Its Challenges

The United States Government has pledged to continue its strong partnership in helping Zambia address the many challenges it faces, particularly in the area of health through the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR/Emergency Plan). U.S Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon has also reiterated President Donald Trump’s reaffirmation at this year’s United Nations General Assembly to the fight against HIV/AIDS where he singled out Zambia as one of the countries that have made strides in fighting the disease. Mr. Shannon says, for this reason, the U.S is... Read more...

Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Finance minister arrives in the USA for the 2014 Spring Meetings

April 9, 2014 - Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has arrived in the US capital, Washington DC to attend the 2014 International Monetary Fund (IMF)/ World Bank spring meetings.

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

President Edgar Lungu confers with Dr Ngosa Simbyakula

President Edgar Lungu confers with Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. Dr Ngosa Simbyakula S.C., at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Luiwa in Zambia Is A Treat For All The Senses

This family run business offers a comprehensive range of locations in Zambia (The Victoria Falls and South Luangwa National Park)

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Gemstone Jeweler showcases Zambian Jewelry in the US

Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has commended Zambian Gemstone Jeweler Rashmi Sharma for placing Zambia on the international map through marketing Zambian gemstones in the United States.

Ambassador Mulonda observed that Zambia gemstones were known, appreciated and sought after through roadshows such as the one being held in various states in the US.

Tue, Dec 23, 2014

USA Increases Financial Support to Zambia, Provides US$1.87 Million COVID-19 Financing

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 1 April 2020 – The United States is providing Zambia $1.87 million in immediate health assistance, funding which will augment Government interventions against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is a huge boost to the country’s COVID-19 response and will scale up programs and projects in risk communication, water and sanitation, infection prevention and control and public health messaging.

Wed, Apr 1, 2020

It Will Be Quite A Different UN General Assembly This Year

President Edgar Lungu will join other world leaders and dignitaries from 193 countries at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, for a week of speeches, debates, and side meetings.

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula paying a courtesy call on Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula paying a courtesy call on Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Jessie Chisi, Zambia's Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur

Jessie Chisi is a Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur. She is unique and self-motivated young woman in the field of filmmaking. She is a founder of Zambia Short Film Festival and young cinema in Zambia through which she trains 35 young filmmakers and entrepreneurs each year as way of eradicating youth unemployment. She believes film has the power to bring change and create sustainable industries.

Fri, Jul 10, 2015 Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Government says projected growth prospect for next year is attainable

October 11th, 2014 - Ministry of Finance Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba says projected growth prospects for 2015 are attainable.
Mr. Yamba observed that going forward government will focus on fiscal consolidation and reduction in the deficit adding that government will restrict its borrowing.

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

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