Ambassador Schultz Holds U.S. Election Reception

November 10, 2016. Yesterday, at a U.S. Election event at his residence, U.S. Ambassador Eric Schultz stated, “It’s always kind of difficult when you have very, very close elections like this.  And as Zambians among us know, close elections are always the more difficult ones to come together afterwards.  But I would hope and expect ...
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Results of the Presidential Elections in the Republic of Zambia

United States Director of Press Relations Office and Acting Spokesperson Elizabeth Trudeau Statement Washington, D.C. August 15, 2016 Results of the Presidential Elections in the Republic of Zambia The United States welcomes the Zambian citizens’ democratic spirit which was characterized in voting on August 11th. We congratulate President-elect Edgar Lungu and call on all candidates to ...
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The National Democratic Institute Zambian Political Party Youth United Against Electoral Violence Workshop

The National Democratic Institute Zambian Political Party Youth United Against Electoral Violence Workshop  Lusaka, Zambia July 12, 2016 Remarks as delivered by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Dr. Michael Yates HONORIFICS Officials of the Government of the Republic of Zambia Secretary Generals and representatives of the political parties present Executive Directors and representatives from civil society Staff ...
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Transcript of Ambassador Eric Schultz’s Press Briefing – July 1, 2016.

Transcript of Ambassador Eric Schultz’s Press Briefing July 1, 2016 Reporter: So far, how have you rated the process so far? Ambassador Schultz:  Well it’s been very interesting, very contentious obviously.  I think it reflects the fact that the last election was quite close and I think that both sides feel they have a good ...
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U.S. Assistant Secretary Praises U.S.-Zambia Positive Relations, Urges Zambia to Maintain Democratic Reputation During Elections

June 28, 2016. LUSAKA, Zambia — United States Department of State Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited Zambia June 26 – 28, 2016. This was Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield’s second trip to Zambia and during this visit she met officials of the Government of the Republic of Zambia, opposition political party members, civil society ...
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U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Visits Zambia, Urges Free, Fair Elections

Lusaka – United States Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southern African Affairs Todd Haskell visited Zambia April 5 to 10, 2016. This was Deputy Assistant Secretary Haskell’s first trip to Zambia and he met with officials of the Government of the Republic of Zambia, civil society leaders, economic experts, political party members, health ...
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Speech by Ambassador Eric Schultz during our National Day celebrations

July 9, 2015 On July 2, 1776 the Continental Congress voted to declare independence from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, was formally adopted by the Congress two days later, on July 4. We Americans celebrate our national birthday on July 4 but it might easily have been July 2. Our ...
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Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy Urges Freedom For All

Lusaka – Every year in January, the United States and countries around the world celebrate the extraordinary life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the most prominent leader of the American civil rights movement. Dr. King’s legacy continues to speak to us today in the United States, Zambia, and around the world. Dr. ...
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