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COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 2, Sunday, 22 March 2020

Following various developments regarding the coronavirus pandemic, particularly the surging cases of infections and subsequent travel restrictions and cancellations of flights by several airlines, all Zambian nationals are advised to ...

Sun, Mar 22, 2020

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

President Hichilema, VP Harris Confer at White House

Washington D.C., Wednesday 22 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema Wednesday met with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House as Zambia and the United States of America exchanged strong commitments to further the abiding ties between the two countries and to further strengthen democracy.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

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
Lusaka fastest growing city in the SADC region (Part 1)

Lusaka, as an investment destination

Lusaka, Zambia’s heartland and capital city is the country’s chief administrative centre and a major financial, transportation, and manufacturing hub. Lusaka is one of the fastest growing cities in the SADC region with a population that stands at 1,461,000, this according to the Southern African cities network.

Mon, Mar 2, 2015 Mon, Mar 2, 2015

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

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu Concludes 2019 IMF/WBG Meetings

Washington D.C., Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 – Finance Minister Dr Bwalya Ng’andu on Monday left Washington D.C after attending the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group (WBG) meetings. Dr Ng’andu said the meetings with the IMF and WBG were “straightforward and candid” and have laid a firm foundation which should be able to create a basis for continued cooperation.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Starkey Hearing Foundation hails First Lady Esther Lungu

WASHINGTON DC- TUESDAY, July 18, 2017 - The Starkey Hearing Foundation has commended First Lady Esther Lungu for the leadership she has demonstrated in Zambia which has seen the establishment of the first ever hearing training institute in the country.

Mon, Jul 10, 2017

The Chamuka Royal Establishment Embarks On Land Empowerment

The Chamuka Royal Establishment of the Lenje-speaking people in Chisamba district of Central Province has embarked on a land empowerment programme for women and youths. His Royal Highness, Chief Chamuka says his chiefdom in collaboration with Government is working on a Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) system to provide certificate of occupancy by certifying customary land.

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Led by the Zambia Embassy, Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) Meets with Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Business Community and Chamber of Commerce

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), led by the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia, Washington DC, had meetings with the Office of the Mayor, Los Angeles, the business community and the LA Chamber of Commerce on 27 and 28 September 2023.

The meeting at the Mayor's office which was led by the Deputy Mayor International Affairs, Erin Bromaghim brought together stakeholders from the U.S. Department of Commerce, a Venture Capital firm, the Chairperson of the LA Lusaka sister company committee, and officials from the LA city department of International Affairs, amongst others.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

Agricultural Minister Robert Sichinga to address the Corporate Council on Africa on investment opportunities in the agricultural sector.

February 12, 2014 - Agricultural Minister Robert Sichinga, has arrived in the United States Capital Washington DC to court investors in the agricultural sector.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

Trade Delegation From Zambia Pays Courtesy Call On The Embassy

On 7th June, 2019, representatives from Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Zambia Revenue Authority, Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Customs Clearing Agents Associations, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, SC, and the Diplomatic Staff.

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Moonbows Light Up Victoria Falls

Whoever said “don’t go chasing waterfalls“ has never been to the Victoria Falls.

Wed, Jun 29, 2016

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 9, Monday, 3 August 2020: Access to Immigration Services

This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that immigration electronic services, particularly for Visa and Immigration permits can be accessed through the Zamportal website on zamportal.gov.zm.

Mon, Aug 3, 2020

U.S. Firm Seek To Set Up Energy Renewable Manufacturing Plant In Zambia

A U.S. San Francisco, California based company, RD Global, working with a Japanese company, Mera Group Corporation, plans to set up a manufacturing plant of energy renewable products in Zambia in an effort to mitigate the energy deficit in the region. Mera Group Corporation, Business Development Advisor Rune Gunnar Dige says Zambia has been chosen as a preferred choice of investment in the energy sector because of its geographical position among countries in the Southern African region.

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

U.S Government congratulates Zambia

U.S Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has congratulated the people of Zambia on the country's 54th independence anniversary. Mr Pompeo has also hailed the bilateral relations between the U.S and Zambia.

Wed, Oct 24, 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 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

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.

Fri, Apr 10, 2020

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

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