Open Call for Applications: January 1 through February 28, 2019

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Open Call for Applications: January 1 through February 28, 2019

The Embassy of the United States of America Announces A Call for Applications for The U.S. PEPFAR Small Grants Program Open Call for Applications: January 1 through February 28, 2019 The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a new round of funding for the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Small Grants Program. Background:  …

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Notice:  Temporary Closure of the U.S. Embassy During National Day of Mourning for President Bush

In observance of the national day of mourning to remember President George H.W. Bush, the U.S. Embassy will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  The Embassy will reopen for business on Thursday, December 6, 2018. For consular services, please visit the embassy’s website https://zm.usembassy.gov/ .  Regular consular services will resume Thursday, December 6, 2018 …

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World AIDS Day: Ambassador Foote Encourages Zambians to Cross the Finish Line and Defeat HIV

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote World AIDS Day Villa Grounds, Livingstone, Zambia December 1, 2018  (as prepared for delivery) Your Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Edify Hamukale, Honorable Minister of Southern Province Your Worship Eugene Mapuwo, Mayor of the City …

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U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft Launches the Mastercard’s Partnership with the Zambia National Association of Savings

Taj Padmodzi Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia November 20, 2018 Honorable Minister of Finance Mwanakatwe Honorable Minister of Commerce Trade and Industry Yaluma Bank of Zambia Governor Kalyalya Mastercard Division President Mark Elliot Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed Good morning.  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy, I offer my hearty congratulations to Mastercard …

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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft at the Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia Drainage Handover Ceremony

Mazyopa, Lusaka, Zambia November 2, 2018 (as prepared for delivery) Good afternoon, everyone.  This celebration is the culmination of years of hard work through the strong partnership between the governments of the United States of America and Zambia. In particular, I would like to recognize the Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia (MCA-Zambia) for its work in developing …

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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Launch of Zambia’s Violence Against Children Survey Report

Hotel Intercontinental, Lusaka, Zambia November 7, 2018  Honorable Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Moses Mawere UNICEF Country Representative Ministry of Health Representative Representative of the University of Zambia’s Department Of Population Studies Director of the Central Statistics Office Ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed Good Morning. I am pleased to address this …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Launch of the Eastern Province HIV Epidemic Control Surge

Mpezeni Park, Eastern Province, Zambia November 5, 2018 Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Honorable Provincial Minister, Makebi Zulu Honorable Chief Madzimawe Ladies and Gentlemen All other protocols observed Good morning.  Muli bwanji. On behalf of the U.S. government, I take pleasure in helping to launch the Eastern Province HIV Epidemic Control Surge, an …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft at the BongoHive Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Finale

Lusaka, Zambia November 16, 2018 Messrs. Muyangana and Lindunda, Co-founders of BongoHive, thank you very much for the invitation.  Thank you Emma Christie-Miller and other BongoHive team members for coordinating this program, visiting American trainer Nichelle McCall for being here, boot camp participants, ladies and gentlemen. Good morning.  It is always a pleasure to visit …

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U.S. Government-Supported Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Empowers Over 200 Young Entrepreneurs in Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia—U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft today closed the 2017/2018 Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Finale for young Zambian entrepreneurs in collaboration with local innovation and technology hub BongoHive. The goal of the year-long bootcamp program was to support the development of youth entrepreneurship through skills training, strategies, and expert advice.  Over the past …