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Good Morning Washington: Spotlight on The Republic of Zambia

Angela Chimpinde, First Secretary of Tourism for the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia appeared on WJLA-TV ABC7's Good Morning Washington joining hosts Kidd O'Shea and Britt Waters. Click here to view the video.

WJLA-TV ABC7 Washington, D.C.Tue, Nov 7, 2023 Tue, Nov 7, 2023

Zambia: CNN Travel's 20 best places to visit in 2020

CNN, Wed, Jan 1, 2020 - Jaw-dropping national parks and awe-inspiring wildlife characterize this beautiful southern African country. With more than 30% of the country's land reserved for national parks, a visit to Zambia encourages you to get up close with nature.

CNNWed, Jan 1, 2020 Thu, Jan 2, 2020

The unrivaled Zambian culture

An amalgam of traditions, norms and values of a diverse people from over 70 ethnic groups make up the Zambian culture.

Lusaka TimesMon, Jun 13, 2016 Mon, Jun 13, 2016
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

InStove Leaps Forward in Building Relations with Zambia

Recently, InStove hosted Palan Mulonda, Zambian Ambassador to the United States, during his visit to Cottage Grove. InStove was honored to have His Excellency tour our facility and learn about the factory-in-a-box model that we are taking steps to implement in Zambia this year.

InStoveThu, Feb 27, 2014 Thu, Feb 27, 2014

InStove Collaboration Brings Zambian Ambassador, Cottage Grove Mayor, Together

InStove, which produces and develops cleaner cooking technologies, is drawing international figures to Cottage Grove. This Week, Zambian Ambassador, His Excellency Palan Mulonda met with researchers, and government officials, including Cottage Grove Mayor Thomas Munroe.

KLCC 89.7 FMThu, Feb 20, 2014 Thu, Feb 20, 2014

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
Kiambi Safari Lodge - Lower Zambezi, Zambia (720HD)

Kiambi River Lodge Lower Zambezi

Wake up to sounds of the mighty Zambezi flowing right at your doorstep

Wed, Jun 7, 2017

Ambassador Kapambwe Joins Secretaries Azar II, Pompeo in Geneva Consensus Declaration Ceremony

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 21 October 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Lazarous Kapambwe will join US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex M. Azar II and the United States Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo as Zambia unites with many other countries for the ceremonial signing of the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Thursday 22nd October in Washington D.C.

Wed, Oct 21, 2020

U.S. House of Representative Passes AGOA And Millennium Challenge Account Modernization Act

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. has urged the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry to expedite the finalization process of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) national strategy. Dr. Simbyakula says this will help Zambia maximize the preferential U.S. market access that the country has enjoyed under AGOA.

Fri, Jan 26, 2018

President Hakainde Hichilema to be Represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Press Statement
For Immediate Release

PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA TO BE REPRESENTED BY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AT THE 78TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK

The President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema will be represented by Hon. Stanley K. Kakubo, M.P, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the 78th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly which is taking place from 18th to 26th September, 2023 in New York.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

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

International Org Project C.U.R.E Commends First Lady, Pledges Continued Partnership

Washington D.C., Thursday, 22nd August 2019 – Project CURE, one of the largest nonprofit humanitarian relief organizations in the world has commended First Lady Esther Lungu for her dedication to uplifting the lives of Zambians and pledged continued partnership with her. ...

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

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.

Mon, May 18, 2020

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

CDF Transformed, Resources Straight to the People!

Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – Constituency Development Fund (CDF) will be transformed, and each Constituency will operate an annual budget that will take development directly to the people, President Hakainde Hichilema has said.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

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

President of Western New Mexico University,Dr. Joseph D. Shepard Pays Courtesy Call On Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula

President of Western New Mexico University, Dr. Joseph D. Shepard paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula. Dr. Shepard briefed Dr. Simbyakula about the various academic programs that Western New Mexico University offers

Thu, May 2, 2019

Embassy of Zambia tourism newsletter

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

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

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