1. An AIDS orphan claps hands as she plays New Guidelines for African Policy
  2. Twitter Launch German Embassy Lusaka launches Twitter Channel
  3. Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone Welcome! Mwaiseni mukwai! Takupoke lelani to the German Embassy Lusaka
An AIDS orphan claps hands as she plays

New Guidelines for African Policy

On 21 May 2014 the German cabinet decided on the new Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa drafted by the Federal Foreign Office. The guidelines summarise the context, principles and focuses of Germany’s Africa policy.

Twitter Launch

German Embassy Lusaka launches Twitter Channel

The German Embassy Lusaka proudly announces the launch of its official twitter channel. Follow all news, current information, policy announcements, official statements and events @GermanyinZambia.

Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone

Welcome! Mwaiseni mukwai! Takupoke lelani to the German Embassy Lusaka

In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience. Germany has something for everyone - so why not pay us a visit?

Local governments are drivers of change

The German Government is committed to further provide support to the Government of Zambia in the area of decentralisation and local governance. Opening the debriefing workshop of the Decentralisation for Development Programme review mission, Mr. Hofmann underlined the importance of local governments in fighting poverty and improving service delivery to the Zambian people.


World Refugee Day 2014

20 June is World Refugee Day. This day is to recall the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence, and to honor those who work for their wellbeing and protection. Protecting the world’s vulnerable people is a shared responsibility of free nations and indeed compassionate people around the world.

Project visit at EWSC

Project Visit in Eastern Province

German Ambassador Bernd Finke and Head of Cooperation Dr. Frank Hofmann paid a three day visit to Eastern Province from June 4 to 6. The purpose of the trip was to get a first hand impression of the urban and of the rural water programmes Germany has been supporting in Eastern Province for over 20 years with more than 50 million Euros (about 440 million Kwacha).


Lawrence Chikwa - Artist of the Month

Lawrence Chikwa was born in Chingola in 1973 and earned his first diploma in Fine Art at the Academie de Beaux-Arts in Kinshasa (DRC) at the young age of 21. Over the last two decades he has established himself as a well-known artist, both in Zambia and Europe, and attracted collectors from the local and international community. The German Embassy features him as "Artists of the Month" in June 2014 in its Online Arts Gallery.

Happy children

1 June - International Children’s Day

Protecting Children’s Rights – An Imperative, Not an Option. German Ambassador Bernd Finke and U.S. Chargé d’Affaires David Young call for new alliance to fight violence against children.

Industriearbeiter in Afrika

German Business Delegation in Zambia

Representatives of eleven German companies paid an official business visit to Zambia from Wednesday, 21st May to Friday, 23rd May 2014. The delegation was led by Head of Division (Agricultural Policy & Special Trade Issues) for Sub-Saharan Africa in the Federal German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Ms. Monika Ottemeyer.

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More Democracy – World Press Freedom Day on May 3rd

Democracy cannot work without a free press – which is why this principle is laid down in article 5 of Germany's constitution, the Grundgesetz. Press freedom is worth fighting for – in Germany and internationally.

Kenneth Kaunda

Congratulations on the occasion of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda's 90th Birthday

German President Joachim Gauck and the German Embassy Lusaka congratulate Dr. Kenneth Kaunda, 1st President of the Republic of Zambia, on the occasion of his 90th birthday (28.04.2014). 


Visa & Consular Section Office Hours

Counter opening hours

Monday - Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 hours

Fridays and Public Holidays closed.

Telephone hours

Monday - Thursday

08:30 to 11:00 hours

+260-211-250 644 ext. 110

14:00 to 15:00 hours

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Ambassador Bernd Finke

Bernd Finke

Address of Welcome


Recognition in Germany

Recognition in Germany

“Recognition in Germany” is the official online portal for the Federal Recognition Act. It provides migrants and foreign skilled workers with information on how and where they can submit an applicatio...

Contact Person Human Rights

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The promotion of human rights around the world plays a central role in Germany's foreign policy. Your main contact person in the German Embassy for issues regarding the international protection of human rights is Ambassador Bernd Finke.

Tel. +260 211 250644

Email: lusaka%27%diplo%27%de,info

Wildlife in Zambia