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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

Ambassador Palan Mulonda with Secretary of State, John Kerry at a holiday reception at State Department

Ambassador Palan Mulonda with John Kerry at a holiday reception at State Department on the 14th of January 2015.

Tue, Jan 27, 2015

United States congratulates Zambia for upholding democracy

PRESS STATEMENT
Washington DC- Monday January 26, 2015
United States congratulates Zambia for upholding democracy

Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Zambia's Best!  Africa's Wild Child Has Plenty to Offer

Good News On the Tourism Front in Zambia

The impact on the tourism industry of the West African Ebola crisis is visibly lessening. It is fair and seems timely to detail some of the good news that has been coming out of Zambia just recently.

Fri, Jan 23, 2015
WATCH: Angry Hippo Charges Tour Boat  in Zambia

Speedy hippo chases tour boat in Zambia

A safari tour guide in Zambia had a big surprise when travelling on his boat after a huge hippo started to chase it at high speed.

The guide in South Luangwa National Park had to speed up the boat as the hippo launched itself out of the water.

Hippos are big creatures and can be easily angered. They can move very quickly and can be very dangerous.

Fortunately the boat proved too quick and everyone got away safely.

Children's BBC (CBBC)Thu, Jan 15, 2015 Wed, Jan 21, 2015

The African Diaspora Marketplace III Business Plan Competition Application Is Now Live!

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union have launched the third round of the African Diaspora Marketplace business plan competition (ADM III). Successful ADM III applicants...

Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Thornicroft Giraffe - Made in Zambia

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

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

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

Dwight Einsenhover Gala Dinner

Since 1984, BCIU’s members and special guests assemble annually in New York to celebrate the partnerships that encourage international trade and diplomacy. Since 2003, BCIU honors a distinguished member of the business community who embodies outstanding leadership and achievement in the international arena with the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Leadership Award, named for their founder.

Mon, Dec 22, 2014

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

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

Zambians in the USA celebrate Golden Jubilee

Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has urged Zambians in the Diaspora to be united and speak with one voice if they are to excel.
Ambassador Mulonda says Zambians in the diaspora should continue with the Motto of “One Zambia one nation”

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Golden Jubilee Celebrations in the USA

October 27th, 2014 - Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has commended the US for her support to Zambia during the last 50 years.
The Zambian envoy has also commended Zambians in the diaspora for flying the Zambian flag high in the US.

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Message from His Excellency Mr. Palan Mulonda on the Occasion of Zambia's 50th Independence Anniversary

I am honoured to share this message with you as we mark the 50th anniversary Independence celebration of our great country Zambia. I also bring you warm greetings from His Excellency President Michael Chilufya Sata who, on this day and at this time last year...

Fri, Oct 24, 2014

USA toasts Zambia’s Golden Jubilee

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sent a message of congratulations to the President of Zambia H.E. Michael Chilufya Sata and the people of Zambia on the country’s 50th Independence anniversary.

Fri, Oct 24, 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

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

$354 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation compact on track

October 8th, 2014 - Government says the $354 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation compact on water, sanitation and drainage is on course.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development Ms. Charity Mwansa says the compact which is expected to benefit more than one million people in Lusaka will see a provision of clean water to hundreds of low income households and therefore minimize water borne diseases

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

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

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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