1. Tutu and Diplomats Desmond Tutu in Zambia - "Girls not Brides" Partnership
  2. Mercy with long neck Artist of the Month September 2014 - Ng'andwe Mwaba
  3. Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone Welcome! Mwaiseni mukwai! Takupoke lelani to the German Embassy Lusaka
Tutu and Diplomats

Desmond Tutu in Zambia - "Girls not Brides" Partnership

Ambassador Bernd Finke, other diplomats, religious stakeholders, int. donors and agencies, government representatives and civil society had the great pleasure to meet Archbishop and Nobel Piece Price Winner Desmond Tutu and Princess Mabel van Oranje during their recent visit to Zambia. The four-day visit had the goal to raise awareness on the global partnership "Girls Not Brides" of more than 400 civil society organisations in over 60 countries with the goal to end child marriage worldwide. Tutu commended the joined work by the Zambian government, civil society, traditional leaders and donors and stated that "child marriage in Zambia can end if all work together." Full press release below.

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Artist of the Month September 2014 - Ng'andwe Mwaba

Ng’andwe Mwaba is no stranger to the Zambian Art scene. Distinguishing himself from other artists by neither using brush nor paint for most of his works, his drawing technique itself is art not seen before. The German Embassy proudly presents him as the “Artist of the Month” in September 2014.

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?

Zambian Agriculture - The way ahead.

Workshop on “The way ahead for Zambian agriculture”

On the 17th September 2014 the Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) in cooperation with the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) and the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) held a workshop focussing on recent developments, challenges and future strategies in Zambia’s agricultural sector.

Athlets in Glsagow

Minister of Sports and Youth welcoming althlets and appreciating German support of Zambian Sports Sector

On Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Chisimba Kambwili, received and welcomed the athletes who competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (Scotland) and the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games (China) back in Lusaka. 

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National Water Supply and Sanitation Steering Committee meeeting in Kitwe

On the 25th August 2014 the National Water Supply and Sanitation Steering Committee (NWSSSC) met in Kitwe (Copperbelt-Province) to discuss the current performance of and challenges faced in the Zambian water sector as well as to give recommendations on how to further improve on and strengthen the service delivery in the water sector.

Climate Finance Readiness Leadership Programme

German Government supports Southern African Countries to access international climate funds

After years of difficult international negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) the support for developing countries to cope with the adverse effects of climate change is finally taking shape. One of the relevant milestones is the establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) under the UNFCCC which is expected to become a central pillar of the international climate finance architecture.

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

Around the world, “Made in Germany” stands for top quality. At the 13th Ambassador’s Conference in Berlin, diplomats and business leaders swapped ideas about the brand's standing on international markets, as well as its future.

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News of Deutsche Welle available worldwide via Outernet

Deutsche Welle has signed an agreement with the newly-launched Outernet as an additional content distribution channel. The satellite-based Internet provider promises free access to information.

PFMRF Launch

Launch of Multi-Donor Trust Fund supported by Germany, Finland and UK

Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba, today officially launched the Multi-Donor-Trust-Fund (MDTF) to support Zambia’s Public Financial Management Reform Programme at New Government Complex.

Participants NCC 2014

1st National Chamber Conference of ZACCI in Zambia

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) today officially opened its first ever National Chamber Conference (NCC) in Zambia. From the 5th to 7th August 2014 more than 50 representatives from 22 Chambers from all Provinces will engage and interact in what is the largest private-sector network meeting in the country.

Mopani Mine

German - Zambian Business ties rekindled

Zambia this year celebrates its silver independence Jubilee and at the same time commemorates the 50th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations with Germany, and the beginning of German development cooperation in the country. Over the years Zambia has continued to be one of Germany’s key co-operation partners with relations going beyond development cooperation, culture and politics, to include business.

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.

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