Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

July 20, 2019 Location:  Parliament Road, Lusaka Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Saturday, July 20, 2019, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The group intends to protest the Zambian government, focusing on issues of corruption, increases of public debt, and the abuse of public resources. Although most protests in Zambia are peaceful, these gatherings can …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Single Company Promotion of Abbott Laboratories

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Single Company Promotion of Abbott Laboratories U.S. Embassy, Lusaka, Zambia July 11, 2019  (as prepared for delivery) Good evening.  I would like to acknowledge the Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Honorable Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Mr. Christopher Yaluma, other Zambian government officials, other members …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Peace Corps Swearing-in Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Peace Corps Swearing-in Ceremony Peace Corps Office, Lusaka, Zambia June 20, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Kampamba Mulenga, Minister of Fisheries and Livestock Her Royal Highness, Senior Chieftainess Nkomesha Mukamabo II His Royal Highness, Chief Chamuka VI Senior Government Officials Today, we are witnessing the swearing-in ceremony …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote During the Independence Day Reception

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Independence Day Reception U.S. Chief of Mission’s Residence, Lusaka, Zambia June 27, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Mulibwanji, nakulandilani.  My wife Claudia, son Danny, my Embassy colleagues, and I extend our warmest welcome to you, as we observe the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Kasanka Trust Event

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Kasanka Trust Event French Ambassador’s Residence, Lusaka, Zambia June 25, 2019 (as prepared for delivery)   Dr. Charles Banda, MP, Minister of Tourism and Arts The Ambassador of France to Zambia, His Excellency Sylvain Berger Kasanka Trust Board Chair Christopher Kangwa and Kasanka Trust Board Members Distinguished officials …

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U.S. Ambassador, Health Minister Announce 2020 HIV/AIDS Funding

LUSAKA – U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote and Zambian Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya today announced the U.S. government’s plans to contribute $421 million next year in support of the joint goal of reaching HIV epidemic control in Zambia by 2020. The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has made these funds available, …

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U.S. Ambassador Inaugurates Beit Cure Hospital’s New Water Tank and Community Water Source

LUSAKA—U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote and German Ambassador Achim Burkhart dedicated a new 50,000 liter water tank and a community water source during a ceremony at Beit Cure Hospital today. The U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help small grants program funded the materials for the project, while German NGO Christian Blind Mission covered installation and construction costs.   …

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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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The 2019 Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit

U.S. Embassy and WECREATE Partner to Support Business and Economic Growth at the 2019 Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit LUSAKA—The Embassy of the United States of America, the Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE), the American Chamber of Commerce, Atlas Mara, and Hivos are pleased to announce the 2019 Zambia …