The 2019 Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit

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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 Entrepreneurship Summit (ZES), scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, at 10:00 a.m., at the New Government Complex in …

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Remarks by USAID/Health Deputy Division Chief, Human Rights and KP Advisor Ngaitila Phiri

Remarks by USAID/Health Deputy Division Chief, Human Rights and KP Advisor Ngaitila Phiri Zambia Center for Communication Programmes (ZCCP) Consultation Meeting Taj Pamodzi Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia April 11, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Gender, Auxilia Ponga The Assistant Director for the Ministry of Gender, Simon Kapilima Representatives from …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Defense and Army Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Erick Jordan during the Zambia Battalion V Opening Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Defense and Army Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Erick Jordan Zambia Battalion V Opening Ceremony Nanking Peace Mission Training Center, Lusaka, Zambia February 11, 2019 It is a great honor to represent the United States Department of Defense this morning on the occasion of the start of pre-deployment training for the fifth Zambia …

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Remarks by U.S Ambassador Daniel L. Foote during the Zambia Battalion V Cocktail Reception

Remarks by U.S Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Zambia Battalion V Cocktail Reception U.S. Defense Attaché’s Residence, Lusaka, Zambia March 22, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Good evening.  Minister of Defense Chama; Army Commander, Lieutenant General Sikazwe; Air Force Commander, Lieutenant General Muma; senior officers and warrant officers from the Defense Ministry; Army, Air Force, Nanking …

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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft during the Zambia’s Commemoration of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft Zambia’s Commemoration of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day Kuku Grounds, Chawama, Lusaka Friday, March 22, 2019 I am honored to be here with you today to build public awareness of the nearly one-and-a-half million people worldwide who face the devastating effects of tuberculosis (TB) each and every …

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Remarks by USAID Chief Medical Officer George Sinyangwe during the Handover of a Refurbished Tuberculosis Ward

Remarks by USAID Chief Medical Officer George Sinyangwe Handover of a Refurbished Tuberculosis Ward Mansa General Hospital, Mansa, Zambia March 26, 2019 The Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, MP; Hon. Provincial Minister, Mr. Nickson Chilangwa Provincial Permanent Secretary, Dr. Felix Phiri Provincial Health Director, Dr. Peter Bwalya; The Health Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr. Kennedy …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote during the International Law Enforcement Academy Alumni Reception

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote International Law Enforcement Academy Alumni Reception Taj Pamodzi Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia March 7, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Minister of Justice Given Lubinda International Law Enforcement Academy Alumni Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen All protocols observed Good evening.  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy and my colleagues …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote during the Banguweulu Solar (Neoen/First Solar) Project Commissioning

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Banguweulu Solar (Neoen/First Solar) Project Commissioning Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone March 11, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Your Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia; Honorable Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa; Zambian government officials; Industrial Development Corporation and ZESCO Representatives; First Solar and Neoen …

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U.S. Embassy, WECREATE, BongoHive Partner to Equip 100 Women Entrepreneurs

LUSAKA— On March 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of State launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program to support women entrepreneurs around the world.  As part of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative, AWE aims to equip women with practical skills needed to create sustainable businesses and enterprises.  At its core, …