Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote During the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Networking Breakfast

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Networking Breakfast U.S. Embassy, Lusaka, Zambia August 16, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Good morning. On behalf of the U.S. Embassy, I congratulate you—the first 31 Zambian women selected to participate in the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs! More than 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Lusaka …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit Opening Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit Opening Ceremony New Government Complex, Lusaka, Zambia May 14, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Christopher Yaluma, Minister of Commerce, Trade, and Industry Honorable Ministers of the Government of the Republic of Zambia Fellow Colleagues in the Diplomatic Corps Distinguished guests, ladies and …

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Partnership on Illicit Finance Launch Event

LUSAKA —Members of the Partnership on Illicit Finance (PIF) met alongside the African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Lusaka, Zambia to publish national action plans to combat illicit finance, review member countries’ priorities for addressing illicit finance stemming from corruption and other criminal activities, and share experiences with countries interested in joining the Partnership.  African …

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U.S. Government Supports BongoHive For a Six-Month Financing Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

LUSAKA — United States Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz today launched a six-month financing bootcamp for Zambian entrepreneurs beginning May 9 and running through October 2016. In partnership with Zambian innovation hub BongoHive, the U.S. government will bring American business experts to Zambia to hold workshop sessions at BongoHive and at the U.S. Embassy. The …

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U.S. Embassy and WECREATE Host Fourth Economic Discussion on Power

LUSAKA, Zambia — In coordination with Women’s Entrepreneurial Centers of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment in Zambia (WECREATE Zambia), the Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia was pleased to hold our fourth panel discussion on Zambia’s economy, with this session focusing on Zambia’s power/energy sector. The …

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U.S. Embassy and WECREATE Host Third Economic Panel Discussion

LUSAKA, Zambia — In coordination with Women’s Entrepreneurial Centers of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment in Zambia (WECREATE Zambia), the Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia was pleased to hold our third panel discussion on Zambia’s economy, with this session focusing on the financial sector. The …

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U.S. Ambassador Schultz and U.S. Wildlife Expert: We Must Act

Lusaka, Zambia—The Embassy of the United States to the Republic of Zambia invites Zambians to a discussion with Ambassador Eric Schultz and Michelle Gadd, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) Program Officer for African Elephant and Rhino Programs, on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 10:00 to 11:00. The illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products …

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