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COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 1, Friday, 20 March 2020: Important Consular Notice

The embassy is limiting the number of in-person interviews for passport renewals, visa applications and related matters to less than five clients per day. Visa applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by postage mail.

Fri, Mar 20, 2020
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

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

Zambia participates in Passport DC 2014

May 7, 2014 - The Mission participated in Passport DC “Around the World” Embassy Tour on the 3rd of May 2014. Passport DC is an annual celebration of international cultures organised by Cultural Tourism DC. It showcases Washington DC’s embassies and cultural organizations with tours of more than seventy (70) embassies and numerous events which include street festivals, performances and exhibitions.

Wed, May 7, 2014

Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula Presents Credentials to the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada

Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula presented credentials to the president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada on the 4th of July 2018

Tue, Jul 10, 2018

Western Provincial Administration to host Tourism, Trade and Investment Expo from 19th to 25th September, 2022

The Expo is an initiative of the Western Provincial Administration designed to provide a framework and showcase of opportunities for investment to spur economic development, encourage entrepreneurship, value addition and trade in the Province to achieve sustainable development and inclusive growth.

Thu, May 12, 2022

Investing in Climate and Environment Key Steps in Reducing Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity – World Bank President

Washington D.C., Thursday, 3rd October 2019 – World Bank President David Malpass says investing in the climate and the environment were key steps in reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity among nations.

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

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

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

Zambian Embassy Starts Processing Dual Citizenship In USA

The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has started processing applications for Dual Citizenship for Zambians living in the United States of America. Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula S.C., made the announcement at the launch of the Association of Zambians in Dallas and Fort-Worth Texas. Dr. Simbyakula said the Embassy has received Bestowal of Citizenship application forms (Form VII) from Lusaka to facilitate restoration of Citizenship for citizens who lost their Zambian citizenship upon acquisition of citizenship of another country.

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Zambia’s founding President KK dies

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we inform you of the passing of our beloved founding father, icon and global statesman, His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia. Dr. Kaunda, who was admitted to Maina Soko Medical Centre in Lusaka, died peacefully Thursday afternoon June 17, 2021 at 14:30 hours. He was 97.

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Zambia appeals for human capital infrastructure support for newly constructed universities.

September 30, 2014-Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has appealed to the academic community in New Mexico to provide human capital and soft infrastructure to universities under construction in Zambia.

Wed, Oct 1, 2014

A Delegation From The Copperbelt University Pays A Courtesy Call On The Embassy

A delegation from the Copperbelt University in Kitwe, Zambia paid a courtesy call at the Zambia Embassy in Washington, DC.
The delegation is in the United States for a series of meetings with partner academic and research institutions with whom they collaborate with and to establish new links.

They also met with members of the Copperbelt University Alumni based in the USA.

Fri, May 10, 2019

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

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

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 8, Tuesday, 28 July 2020: Revised Screening at International Airports and Entry Procedures into Zambia

Washington D.C. — This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic has issued revised guidelines which took effect Monday July 27 2020.

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

African-American Diaspora To Host The 2018 Africa Homecoming Conference

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C., says Zambia supports the African Union’s stance to harness the efforts of people of African descent all over the world to invest in African countries. Dr. Simbyakula says the African Union diaspora division serves as the focal point and hub for implementing the decision to invite and encourage the African Diaspora to participate in the building and development of the African continent. He says the African diaspora in the U.S., therefore, serves as a catalyst for rebuilding the global African family in the service of the... Read more...

Wed, Jan 10, 2018

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

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

Thornicroft Giraffe - Made in Zambia

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

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

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