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Launch of African television channel in Washington DC applauded

February 28, 2014 - Africans have been challenged to change the continents negative image as a place solely of death, disease, despair and disorder saying there were a lot of success stories that can be highlighted.

Fri, Feb 28, 2014

Minister Of Mines And Mineral Development, Hon. Richard Musukwa, MP Paid A Courtesy Call On The Diplomatic Staff At The Washington DC Mission.

Minister of Mines and Mineral Development, Hon. Richard Musukwa, MP paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula and the diplomatic staff at Washington DC Mission

Thu, May 2, 2019

Ambassador Mulonda attends conference on African Women's empowerment through science

AMBASSADOR MULONDA ATTENDS CONFERENCE ON EFFECTIVE AFRICAN WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS (STEM)

Fri, Jun 19, 2015

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

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

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

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 Death of His Excellency, Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata: Statement on the Economy by the Secretary to the Treasury Mr. Fredson Yamba

Countrymen and women, Tuesday, 28th October 2014, will forever be remembered as the day when our President, Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, bid farewell to us to rest in the eternal presence of the Almighty. His vision was anchored on inclusive growth for all through sustained high rates of economic growth, job creation and poverty alleviation. This is the legacy he has left with us.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

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

Notice No.13, Monday 4 April, 2022: USAID Grants Programs - DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION VENTURES (DIV)

The Mission wishes to draw your attention to the USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) programme which is a USAID open innovation fund that invests in breakthrough solutions to some of the world’s toughest development challenges. DIV provides flexible grant funding to test new ideas, build evidence of what works, and solutions that could impact millions of lives at a fraction of the usual costs. The window for the annual USAID - DIV grant opened in November, 2021 and closes in October, 2022.

Mon, Apr 4, 2022

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

Zambia Day-KID Museum

Discover Kuomboka, the Zambian rainy-season ceremony, with hands-on activities for the whole family: build a Nalikwanda boat with our 3D printers, use a scroll saw to create an elephant puzzle, make a Lozi hat, try on traditional dress, and more.

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 Fri, Mar 3, 2017

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

Diaspora Remittances Survey

PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia wishes to inform all Zambians living in the Diaspora that a Diaspora Remittances Survey will be conducted from 8th to 23rd April 2021.

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

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

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

Unique Lodges of the world

The Luangwa River is one of southern Africa’s major life forces, meandering some 500 miles through Zambia before spilling into the great Zambezi. It is a river that changes course with ease, leaving a trail of oxbow lakes and watering holes across a wilderness now known as South Luangwa National Park.

Wed, Jul 15, 2015 Wed, Jul 15, 2015

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

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