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United States Continues to Support Zambia’s Fight Against TB During COVID-19

On this World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2021, the United States reaffirms its commitment to stand with Zambia in the fight against infectious diseases such as TB, which is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality country-wide. The U.S. government’s investments to combat TB in Zambia include training health care workers, improving infection control, ...
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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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