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Zambia Making Strides in Transforming Economy - World Bank
Washington D.C., Thursday, June 25, 2020 — The World Bank Group (WBG) says Zambia has made significant strides to transform its economy through use of technology and that the application of various digital platforms in national economic governance had set the country on a path to attaining its economic goals as set out in Vision 2030. Read more
Ambassador Kapambwe Commends US Diaspora Community for COVID-19 Fight Support
Washington D.C., Monday, May 18, 2020 – Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Lazarous Kapambwe has expressed profound gratitude to the Zambian community in the United States for their generous donation of various medical equipment to Government to support the state’s efforts in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
President Trump Calls Calls for Deepening of Strong Friendship Between Zambia and the United States
Washington D.C., Friday, 10 April 2020 – US President Donald Trump has expressed his Government’s desire to deepen the “strong and abiding friendship” between Zambia and the United States of America. Read more
IMF, World Bank Call for Halt to Debt Servicing as COVID-19 Drives African Economies Into Recession
Washington D.C., Friday, 10 April 2020 – The IMF and World Bank have called for a halt to debt servicing for the world’s poorest countries as the World Bank Group latest report revealed that sub-Saharan Africa was going into recession with initially projected 2020 growth adversely affected by the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 4, Friday, 27 March 2020: Travel Advisory
Following the evolving situation on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Government of the Republic of Zambia has issued a Travel Advisory as follows: ... Read more
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. ... Read more
Zambia Among African Countries to Benefit from White House, State Department Funding for Women Entrepreneurs
Washington D.C., Friday, 21st February 2020 – Advisor to United States President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump has announced a new partnership in support of a White House initiative that will expand support to women entrepreneurs with a total of US$10million being made available beginning 2020 to most promising women entrepreneurs in Zambia and nine other African countries. Read more
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