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Embassy of Zambia tourism newsletter

Wed, Jul 6, 2016 Wed, Jul 6, 2016

Agriculture Minister Robert Sichinga markets Zambia to the Corporate Council on Africa on Investment opportunities in the Agricultural sector

February 12, 2014 - Agriculture and Livestock Minister Robert Sichinga, has called foreign investment into the agricultural sector saying the country is open to lease land in the various farming blocks in the country.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

First Zambian Caine Prize Winner Writer Namwali Serpell Reads Excerpts From Her Book At The Library of Congress

First Secretary (Tourism) and First Secretary (Press) attended a reading by Namwali Serpell at the Library of Congress. Zambian writer Namwali read selections of her work and participated in a moderated discussion with Laverne Page, Area Specialist in the African and Middle Eastern Division.

Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Peace is Zambia’s unique selling point

We should all be climbing on top of our houses, hills and mountains and shouting about it. Zambia is unique and peaceful yet not enough noise is made about it. The noise needs to come from everyone living in Zambia.

Fri, May 1, 2015 Tue, May 5, 2015

Lands Minister says land audit will enable Zambians acquire title and empower them

March 27, 2014 - Minster of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Hon. Mwansa Kapeya says land audit by government will enable Zambians acquire title deeds and further enable them access loans.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

Thornicroft Giraffe - Made in Zambia

Did you know that the thornicroft giraffe is only found in Zambia?

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

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

Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi says government is committed to reducing child and maternal mortality in Zambia

June 30, 2014 - Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi says her government is committed to reducing incidences of Maternal and child mortality in the county.

Mon, Jun 30, 2014

Bank of Zambia Governor named Central Bank Governor of the year.

October 10th, 2014 - Bank of Zambia Governor, Dr Michael Gondwe has been awarded the prestigious award of Central Bank Governor of the year at the Africa Investments and Business Forum Awards.

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Zambia Day at The Kid Museum

The Zambian Mission participated in a Zambia Day event celebrating the Kuomboka Ceremony. The Event took place on the 25th of March and participants celebrated the Kuomboka by making the Nalikwanda from wood strips, the traditional hats and also participated in the cultural dancing and food tasting of various Zambian cuisine.
Kuomboka’s literal translation is “to get out of water.” This traditional ceremony, held in the rainy season, marks the migration of the Litunga (the Lozi Tribe’s king) from the floodplains of Zambezi to the Limulunga higher plains. The Litunga travels for hours... Read more...

Wed, Mar 29, 2017
Zambezi Magic - Baines River Camp

Baines River Camp in Zambia

Baines River Camp, just outside the unfenced Lower Zambezi National Park, commands spectacular views over the Zambezi River. Follow in the footsteps of famous artist and explorer Thomas Baines, who explored Zambia in the 19th century

Wed, Jun 7, 2017 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba Sata conferred with the ACOG Honorary Fellowship Award in New Orleans, Louisiana

May 9, 2014 - First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata has been conferred with the American Collage of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG) Honorary Fellowship Award in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Thu, May 9, 2013

Brian B Flow Bwembya recognized by President Obama during the 2015 Mandela Fellowship summit

Brian B Flow Bwembya recognized by President Obama during the 2015 Mandela Fellowship summit

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Zambia Participates in the New York Times Travel Show

March 10, 2014 - The Zambian Mission in Washington DC participated in the New York Times Travel Show from 28th February 2014 to 2nd March 2014.

Mon, Mar 10, 2014

Edgar Lungu's Official Visit To Zimbabwe

Zambia and Zimbabwe seek strong diplomatic and bilateral relations following an official state visit by newly elected Zambian President Edgar Lungu to the neighboring Southern African country, according to the Zambian presidential press secretary, Amos Chanda.

Sat, Feb 7, 2015

Zambia’s “Yellow Fever-Free” Status Good for Tourism in 2015

Zambia received an early Christmas present when it was declared a yellow fever-free zone by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the run up to the end of year festivities.

Wed, Feb 4, 2015 Tue, Feb 3, 2015

Finance Minister says Zambia's economy on the move as seen with the oversubscribed bond

April 11, 2014 - Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says the recently oversubscribed bond is proof that international investors have confidence in the Zambian economy.

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Address to the Nation by the Secretary to Cabinet of the Republic of Zambia, Dr. Roland Msiska

Fellow countrymen and women, As you are aware, His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia has been receiving medical attention in London,in the United Kingdom. He left Zambia with the first lady and other close members of the family on October 20, 2014. However, it is with a very heavy heart that I address you today...

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

American Agric-firm Pledges To Setup US$ 1 Million Processing Plant

An American Agric-firm has pledged to setup an agriculture processing plant worth about US$ 1 million to
service the Tourism Industry in Zambia.

Wed, Jun 7, 2017

Lusaka twins with Albuquerque City in New Mexico USA

Thursday 2 October, 2014 - Lusaka City Council has today twinned with Albuquerque City in New Mexico USA under the Sister Cities International.

Fri, Oct 3, 2014

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