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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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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Congratulatory Message from Secretary Kerry to Zambian President Lungu

Dear Mr. President: Congratulations on your inauguration as the sixth President of the Republic of Zambia. By upholding its democratic traditions with a free and peaceful election, Zambia serves as a model for other countries in Africa and the world. In keeping with the historic ties between the United States and Zambia, I look forward ...
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Press Statement: Zambia Presidential By-Elections

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 25, 2015 ________________________________________ The Government of the United States congratulates the people of the Republic of Zambia for conducting another democratic election. Facing significant logistical challenges, Zambians went to the polls to uphold their democratic traditions. We acknowledge the important work of the Electoral Commission of ...
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Statement of United States Ambassador Eric Schultz on Zambia’s January 20 Presidential Election

Lusaka.  January 21, 2015. LUSAKA — We strongly commend the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) for running a professional, well-organized election free of political violence and with minimal electoral irregularities. We encourage patience until all the votes are counted and the ECZ can announce the results. Once the electoral process is complete, we hope all ...
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United States Provides over 11 Million Kwacha in Support of a Free, Fair, Transparent, and Peaceful Presidential Election

January 6, 2015 Embassy of the United States of America Lusaka, Zambia The United States and Zambia Partnering Together NR/1053/01/06/15 For Immediate Release Contact: Public Affairs Officer Phone: 357000 Lusaka — The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided 11.3 million Kwacha ($1.8 million) to support a free, ...
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Chargé d’Affaires a.i. David Young Meets with MMD Leader

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. David Young met with Nevers Mumba on December 24 to discuss the upcoming Zambian presidential by-election. (Ambassador Eric Schultz is out of the country on travel.) Over the past few weeks, Ambassador Schultz and other Embassy officials have been meeting with presidential candidates from Zambia’s main political parties urging free, fair, transparent, ...
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Chargé d’Affaires a.i., David Young Meets with UPND Leader

Chargé d’Affaires a.i., David Young met with Hakainde Hichilema on December 19 to discuss the upcoming Zambian presidential by-election. (Ambassador Eric Schultz is out of the country on travel.) Over the past few weeks, Ambassador Schultz and other Embassy officials have been meeting with presidential candidates from Zambia’s main political parties urging free, fair, transparent, ...
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