U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Launches and Hands Over New Lecture Hall to the University of Zambia

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U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Launches and Hands Over New Lecture Hall to the University of Zambia

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Launch and Handover of the New Lecture Hall University of Zambia, College of Medical Sciences, School of Public Health Ridgeway Campus January 31, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Ministry of Higher Education Permanent Secretary Mabvuto Sakala University of Zambia Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Enala Tembo Mwase University of …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote During the Thirty-ninth Meeting of the COMESA Intergovernmental Committee

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Thirty-ninth Meeting of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Intergovernmental Committee COMESA Secretariat, Lusaka Zambia November 23, 2018 (as prepared for delivery) COMESA Secretary General, Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe COMESA Member State Ministers Fellow Ambassadors and other Cooperating Partner representatives It is a pleasure to join …

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U.S.-funded Medical Storage Units Expand Availability of Supplies Across Zambia

On December 17, the U.S. government, in partnership with the Zambian government’s Ministry of Health, officially handed over 10 pre-fabricated medical-supply storage units for the districts of Chongwe, Kapiri Mposhi, Mazabuka, Mumbwa, Kitwe, Ndola, Limulunga, Mongu, Livingstone and Mbala. Through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management …

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Rural Communities Benefit from U.S.-Zambia partnership for Forest and Wildlife Conservation

On December 17, the U.S. government, in partnership with the Zambian government’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife, officially launched the refurbished Mukamba Gate Complex at the northern entrance to Lower Zambezi National Park. The complex benefitted from support of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Community Forests Program. The launch event also included …

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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 …