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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [12/01/20]  Country-Specific Information: Available data indicate community transmission of COVID-19 continues to occur throughout Zambia.  We strongly recommend reconsidering travel to Zambia at this time. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has changed their Travel Health Notice system from a 3-level system to a new 4-level system.  Zambia is considered ...
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Launch of the Second Phase of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. David Young Launch of the Second Phase of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Lusaka, Zambia December 2, 2020 Good morning.  I am so pleased to join you this morning to welcome you to the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs or AWE.  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy, I wish ...
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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. David Young: World AIDS Day 2020

"Good morning.  It is a pleasure to join the Zambian government, UNAIDS, National AIDS Council, and others in the recognition of World AIDS Day 2020.  The Zambian government’s leadership continues to impress us all by maintaining focus on the goal of HIV epidemic despite the challenges we all face from the COVID-19 pandemic. This year ...
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Gender-Based Violence:  16 Days of Activism Against GBV National Launch

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. David Young 16 Days of Activism Against GBV National Launch Freedom Statue, Lusaka, Zambia November 25, 2020 (as prepared for delivery) His Excellency President of the Republic of Zambia, Dr. Edgar Changwa Lungu Honorable Elizabeth Phiri, Minister of Gender Ms. Coumba Mar Gardio, UN Resident Coordinator Ladies and ...
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Zambian Students Enthusiastically Attend U.S. College Fair as Their Numbers Rise at U.S. Schools

LUSAKA – The U.S. Embassy, through the EducationUSA program, proudly celebrated International Education Week on November 16-20, 2020. International Education Week highlights the benefits of study abroad programs at undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate levels for international students who pursue college studies outside of their home country. During International Education Week, the Institute of International Education ...
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U.S. Invests K4.5 million in Women-Owned Businesses, Launches Second Phase of Women Entrepreneurship Training

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. David Young Presentation of the Second Phase of Academy for Women Entrepreneurs and Announcement of Seed Funding Winners Women’s Entrepreneurship Access Center, Lusaka, Zambia October 29, 2020 (as prepared for delivery) Good morning.  Thanks to WEAC Executive Director Nambula Kachumi and the WEAC team for hosting us today.  ...
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