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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:   [02/24/21] ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 ...
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President Biden’s Message to African Union Summit Participants

Video Remarks of President Joe Biden Address to the 34th African Union Summit Friday, February 5, 2021 As delivered Hello everyone— I’m honored to send the best wishes of the people of the United States in advance of the 34th African Union Summit. This past year has also shown us how interconnected our world is – and how our fates are bound up together.  That’s why my ...
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Storming of the United States Capitol

NR/1260/01/08/2021 CONTACT:  Sean McIntosh FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Affairs Officer January 8, 2021 Phone: 021357000 Storming of the United States Capitol LUSAKA – The United States Congress has completed its Constitutionally mandated count of the Electoral College vote and affirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris as President and Vice ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Location:  Area around Zambia Police Service (ZPS) Headquarters on Independence Ave., Lusaka, Zambia. Event:  There are reports of gunshots and teargas near ZPS Headquarters on Independence Ave and increased police presence in the immediate vicinity. It is being reported that two people have been shot. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid large crowds, and security ...
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United States Awards Small Grants to Zambian Community Organizations

LUSAKA – The U.S. Embassy recently awarded K1.3 million to six Zambian community-based organizations through the U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help small grant program.  These grants will expand economic opportunities and improve the standard of living in communities in four provinces. The Special Self-Help program grants provide financial support from the American people directly to Zambian ...
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Remarks by USAID Mission Director Sheryl Stumbras at the Emerging Farmers Partnership Launch and MOU Signing

Remarks by USAID Mission Director Sheryl Stumbras Emerging Farmers Partnership Launch and MOU Signing Pannar Seed Center, Lusaka December 17, 2020 (as prepared for delivery)   HONORIFICS Minister of Agriculture Honorable Michael Katambo, Global Communities COP Nobel Moyo, Corteva Country Director Samson Nyendwa, Afgri Representative Rayno Van Niekerk, Ladies and Gentlemen, All protocols observed. It ...
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