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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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Zambia@50 with Freedom Song Vocal Recording Artist

Lusaka. September 4, 2014. Lusaka – The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates Zambia on its upcoming 50th anniversary of independence! As part of the U.S. Embassy’s contribution to Zambia@50 celebrations, the U.S. government is sponsoring a September 3-6 visit of world renowned American inspirational singer Wintley Phipps for Golden Jubilee performances. We ...
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“The United States and Zambia: Celebrating Freedom Together” National Day Remarks

Deputy Chief of Mission David J. Young June 5, 2014. Today we commemorate 238 years of American independence. We’re getting an early start – ahead of the Fourth of July, owing to school holidays and the seasonal flight of many diplomats – but today we will lift our glasses to remember the inspiring vision of ...
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“A Free Press is the Guardian of a Free People”

May 15, 2014 “From 100 yards away, the freshly turned earth of the field appeared to be covered with haphazard dots. Five feet away, the dots became empty shoes, shattered eyeglasses, and decaying clothing…No evidence of battles having been fought was found.” Thus begins journalist David Rohde’s account of the mass graves he witnessed in ...
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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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