News & Events

COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [11/8/21] *** Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) who are eligible to travel but are not ...
Read More»

The United States Donates Over 580,000 Doses of Pfizer Vaccines to Zambia

LUSAKA – On Friday November 19, the United States, through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility, delivered 580,320 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses to the people of Zambia. This is the first delivery of Pfizer vaccine doses to Zambia following four successful deliveries of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine. This latest delivery brings the ...
Read More»

Scams

Internet Financial Scams: Every day individuals are defrauded hundreds, and sometimes thousands of dollars, by internet contacts they thought were their friends or loved ones. Many times con artists use the internet to build a fake relationship with an individual with the purpose of convincing them to send money.  Sometimes individuals will pretend to be in ...
Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity: U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Grant

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY LUSAKA, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding Instrument Type: Grant Deadline for Applications: December 14, 2021 CFDA Number: 19.025 Floor on Amount of Individual Awards: US $10,000 per project Ceiling on Amount of Individual Awards: US $500,000 per project Program ...
Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Location: Addis Ababa Event: Ethiopia Travel Restriction of U.S. Government Personnel Due to the Ordered Departure of non-essential personnel from U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, travel to Ethiopia by U.S. State Department employees, including transit, is prohibited without special permission. Actions to Take:  Consider taking alternate routes if traveling through Addis Ababa Contact your airline and ...
Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lusaka

Location: Worldwide: Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling to ...
Read More»