On 28th February 2014, ZACCI officially opened its newly built Business Information Center at the Lusaka Showgrounds, a joint venture between ZACCI, the Frankfurt Chamber of Skilled Crafts and the German Federal Government.
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The German Embassy hosted an architectural design competition for the rehabilitation and expansion of Chalimbana Local Government Training Institute (CLGTI) on the 20th February 2014. Minister of Local Government and Housing, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi, MP, and Ambassador Bernd Finke announced the decision reached by an expert jury after careful and thorough deliberation of all competition entries and congratulated the winner for the best design, German architectural firm CityFörster.
Read more about the Award Ceremony here.
Mulele Old People’s Village, designed to provide a place where the elderly and persons with disabilities from Rufunsa area (2h east of Lusaka) can live a life in peace and dignity, is a project initiated by Lufunsa Old People’s Empowerment Association (LOPEA) with the main objective to provide especially vulnerable elderly persons with accommodation, food and care while at the same time empowering the elderly to continue participating in society.
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With a career spanning more than 20 years, Zenzele Chulu is one of the most renowned and recognized artists in Zambia and has exhibited his works across Africa, Europe and the USA. Born an artist he gives an intimate portrait of a painter who has continuously reinvented himself over the years. The German Embassy features him as "Artists of the Month" in February 2014 in its Online Arts Gallery.
Read more about Zenzele Chulu here.
The German Embassy in Lusaka has supported the RCSH in Kawbe through its microproject fund with medical equipment and essential hospital items. A dedicated team consisting of a part-time medical doctor, hospice staff, community and international volunteers helps to run the hospice (16 beds) and the children centre which caters for 40 OVC in the age-group from 3-8 years.
Read more about RCSH here.
The German Academic Exchange Service DAAD offers post-doctoral researchers and university staff from Sub-Sahara Africa various exchange programme opportunities to conduct co-operative research within the region and Germany.
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First President of Zambia, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda, received German Ambassador Mr. Bernd Finke and Deputy Head of Cooperation, Mr. Christian Zoll, on 14th January 2014 at his Residence in new Kasama/Lusaka for an exchange of views on Zambia’s history since its independence in 1964 and on the long-standing fruitful relations between Zambia and Germany.
World AIDS Commemoration 2013
The German Cooperation, on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2013, donated books, agricultural equipment, clothes and other items to the Greenhill Community School and Orphanage that educates and houses underprivileged and vulnerable children in Lusaka.
World AIDS Day Zambia 2013 - German Information Centre Africa.
High Representatives of the National Assembly of Zambia (NAZ) and the German Embassy launched a new programme focussing on the Strengthening of Parliamentary Control at Parliament complex on the 5th November 2013.
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