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Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Calls For Closer Ties With Zambian Associations In The USA

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has urged U.S Zambian Associations to work closely with the Embassy in Washington D.C to enhance the welfare of Zambians living in the United States of America. Dr. Simbyakula says Embassies are not only established to maintain and foster bilateral relations but also to promote and protect the interests of its nationals in their host countries.

Wed, Dec 13, 2017

U.S President Donald Trump Commends Zambia As A Model Of Democracy

U.S President Donald Trump has praised Zambia for being a model of democracy in the region and on the African continent. President Trump says Zambia and the United States share common values and interests of fostering peace and stability with a sound record of commitment to democracy and democratic transitions.

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Zambia’s Emerald Described As The Best Gemstone In The World

The Jewel of Africa has described Zambia’s trade agreement with the United States of America under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as a success story for the country’s gemstone industry. Jewel of Africa Director of Sales and Marketing Rashmi Sharma says her company will continue to maximize the trade incentives that AGOA provides for the U.S to market various gemstone from Zambia.

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Zambia’s Ambassador To The U.S, Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Arrives In Washington D.C

Zambia’s Ambassador-designate to the U.S, Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has arrived in the United States of America following his recent appointment by President Edgar Lungu. Dr. Simbyakula who arrived Wednesday morning was received by Charge’ D’Affaires Mr. Joseph Chilaizya and other embassy staff at Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C. The newly appointed Zambia’s envoy to the U.S straight went to meet staff at the Embassy where he urged diplomats to work hard and ensure economic diplomacy takes center stage so that Zambia gets maximum benefit from the U.S economy.

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

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

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

WISE Sets Aside 150 Secondary School Scholarships For Kaoma Residents

A-US-based Non-Governmental Organization, Women’s Initiative that Strengthen and Empower (WISE) has set aside 150 secondary school scholarships to underprivileged people in Kaoma District of Western Province in Zambia.WISE Board Member Joanne Bollinger says the scholarship programme will provide continuous access to education from 8th grade through college. She says her organization is in receipt of numerous applicants needing scholarships.

Mon, Nov 6, 2017

Exhibiting at Carlisle Expo Centre

Diplomats join Colonel Musonda Ntenga in exhibiting at the Carlisle Expo Centre where 70 countries from different parts of the world participated. Colonel Ntenga is currently attending a course at the Army War College in Pennsylvania. Over 800 Residents turned up to sample various cultural dishes as well as to interact with the foreign students and diplomats.

Thu, Nov 2, 2017

A Zambian Student Joins Tell Em’ Team To Create A Social Media App

A Zambian student studying at Wiley College, in the U.S., has joined a team building a new mobile application for the iPhone - Android called Tell Em'. Michael Sakala, 25 together with Wiley College graduate Felix Ekwueme, 25 (founder), officially launched a new mobile application that aims to get users out in the world, sharing memorable experiences with family and friends.

Tue, Oct 31, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Commends Zambia’s Regional Peace Efforts

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has commended Zambia’s efforts in fostering peace and security in the region. Mr. Tillerson has also hailed Zambia’s democratic credentials which have been witnessed smooth transitions resulting in the country’s vision for achieving broad economic growth. In his congratulatory message of Zambia’s 53rd Independence Day Celebrations, Mr. Tillerson says over the last 53 years, Zambia has continued with its development as a nation that shares many common values and interests with the United States.

Sat, Oct 28, 2017

Zambia Backs US’s Call For Reform Of The UN Security Council

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has said Zambia supports United States President Donald Trump’s call, for the need to reform the United Nations Security Council. Mr. Kalaba emphasised however, that Zambia would like to see a more holistic approach, from an African perspective on the reforms, so that the global body can effectively meet the needs of African countries.

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

USA Is Zambia’s Strategic Partner - Kalaba

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba says the United States of America is a strategic bilateral partner to Zambia’s development agenda. Mr. Kalaba says the USA has been an all-weather friend country from the time they recognized Zambia’s sovereignty and independence since 1964.

Tue, Sep 26, 2017

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

Zambia’s Envoy in the USA hails the Zambian community

Zambia’s Charge’ D’Affaires at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C. Joseph Chilaizya has described the Zambian community as one of the best-behaved among the diaspora living in the United States of America.

Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Zambia’s Envoy In The USA Hails The Zambian Community

Zambia’s Charge’ D’Affaires at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C. Joseph Chilaizya has described the Zambian community as one of the best-behaved among the diaspora living in the United States of America.

Thu, Sep 7, 2017

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 Envoy In The USA Seeks Economic Diplomacy

Zambia’s Charge’ d’Affaires at the Embassy in Washington D.C. Joseph Chilaizya says Zambia will foster economic diplomacy with the United States of America in order for the country to receive the best from President Donald Trump’s administration.

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

DLL Financial Services Expands Micro-leasing Program To Zambia

A global asset-based financial solutions provider, De Lage Landen (DLL) Financial Services, in collaboration with the Rabobank Foundation, is expanding its micro-leasing program from Rwanda and Kenya to Zambia.

Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Trump's Administration To Continue With AGOA

PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s administration considers Africa as a priority economic partner and will continue implementing the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), two senior United States (US) government officials have said.

Times of ZambiaMon, Aug 7, 2017 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

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

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