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Mwelwa Musonko (Tax!)

Mwelwa Musonko is a Zambian comic book artist. He is the founder and owner of Foresight Comics. Since 2015 he has published The Sweeper, an ongoing series of two issues and a three-page teaser published in The Time-Machine’s Comic Book and Literary Arts Day anthology in 2017. Nowadays, Mwelwa is working on the publication of The Fifth Element; a saga about a teenage super-heroine who fights against climate change.

Press conference

High-Level Meeting on Prevention of Cholera Outbreaks

Ambassador Burkart had the honor to welcome the Minister of Health, Hon. Chilufya and the Minister of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection, Hon. Wanchinga as well as the respective Permanent Secretaries, representatives of the donor community and involved government bodies to a high-level breakfast meeting to discuss the importance of groundwater protection for prevention of future cholera outbreaks in Lusaka.


Launch of the GET FiT Zambia Programme

On Wednesday, the 7th of February 2018, Ambassador Burkart together with the Honorable Minister of Energy, David Mabumba, launched the GET FiT Zambia programme, which aims at promoting private sector engagement and investment in Zambia’s energy sector as well as diversification of the power mix to address the country’s power constraints and increase sustainability and reliability.

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German Embassy donates sports equipment

German Ambassador Burkart handed over sports equipment to a group of representatives of different Zambian organizations, which are actively promoting various types of sport activities in the country.

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Justice for Juveniles Project 2017

The German Embassy in Lusaka has funded the “Justice for Juveniles Project 2017” by the Undikumbukire Project Zambia (UP Zambia) through its Human Rights Support Scheme. This innovative initiative is seeking to support juveniles in conflict with the law through legal representation, social support and advocacy to promote an effective and just juvenile justice system in Zambia.

Visit at the Kenani Refugee Transit Centre

German Embassy provides humanitarian relief supplies

On Thursday, the 30th of November 2017, a delegation from the German Embassy has handed over humanitarian relief supplies for refugees from Congo, DR (DRC) in the presence of the UNHCR field team, the District Commissioner and the Council Chairman. At the hand-over ceremony in Nchelenge, Luapula Province, the supplies, which included mosquito nets, solar lamps, chitenge, children’s clothes and soccer balls worth 50,000.-€ were received by representatives from the refugee community.

Participants of the bilateral meeting

Drafting of border treaty between Mozambique and Zambia

On Monday, the 20th of November 2017, Ambassador Burkart has launched a bilateral meeting between the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of Zambia, which initiates a process to draft an international border treaty between both countries.

Special Needs Education Resource Centre at UNZA

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Special Needs Education Resource Centre at UNZA

On 19th October 2017 a German funded new Special Needs Education Resource Centre at University of Zambia (UNZA) has been officially opened by the First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esther Lungu, and Ambassador Achim Burkart.

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Visa & Consular Section Hours



5219 Haile Selassie Avenue

Longacres, Lusaka

Counter opening hours

Monday - Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 hours

Fridays and Public Holidays closed.

Telephone hours

Monday - Friday

08:30 to 09:30 hours

+260-211-250 644 ext. 110

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The Ambassador

Ambassador Achim Burkart

Achim Burkart is the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Zambia. Under the link below you find information on his personal life as well as an address to the visitors of this homepage.

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 at the German Embassy for issues regarding the international protection of human rights is Ambassador Achim Burkart.

Tel. +260 211 250 644

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

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