1. AKTC Head of Food and Agriculture Section (Embassy Pretoria) visits Zambia
  2. GDC Brochure Golden Development Cooperation Jubilee - GDC Brochure
  3. Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone Welcome to the German Embassy Lusaka

Head of Food and Agriculture Section (Embassy Pretoria) visits Zambia

Mr. Erik Schneider, Head of the Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Section at the German Embassy Pretoria, visited Zambia from 16.-19. February 2015. The main objective of his visit was to strengthen the cooperation between Germany and Zambia in the agricultural sector and to commence preparations for the official opening of the “Zambian-German Agricultural Knowledge Centre (AKTC)” in April 2015.

GDC Brochure

Golden Development Cooperation Jubilee - GDC Brochure

50 Years: Germany and Zambia proudly celebrate the golden development cooperation jubilee. Click here for an overview of main actors and priority sectors of Germany's engagement in Zambia.

Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone

Welcome 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?

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German MP Uwe Kekeritz visiting Zambia

German Member of Parliament, Mr. Uwe Kekeritz, visited Zambia from 16th to 19th of February. MP Kekeritz is a member of the Parliamentary Committee for Development Cooperation and spokesperson of his party for development and human rights issues. 

hand-over generator

Germany supports Refugee School in Zambia

On the 12th February 2015, a 200 KVA generator donated by the Federal Republic of Germany, worth USD 63,000, was officially handed over by Mrs. Gudrun Haider, on behalf of the German Embassy Lusaka, to Mayukwayukwa High School in Kaoma District.

Energiewende-Konferenz März 2015

Energy Transition Conference in Berlin 26/27 March 2015

Germany’s Federal Government is initiating an international dialogue to tackle energy challenges on an industrial and system-wide scale.

Dr. Freddie Kwesiga

Germany bids fare-well to late AfDB Resident Representative Dr. Freddie Kwesiga

German Ambassador Bernd Finke delivered the eulogy on behalf of the Diplomatic Corps at the memorial service in the Anglican Cathedral for the late Dr. Freddie Kwesiga, Country Director for Zambia of the African Development Bank. 

Karlsruher Concert-Duo and Sonia Mumba

Karlsruher Concert-Duo in Zambia

90 invited guests, including newly appointed Deputy Minister in State House, Hon. Mulenga Sata, were treated to classical music when the critically acclaimed "Karlsruher Concert-Duo" from Germany performed at the residence of German Ambassador Bernd Finke on the 9th Februar 2015. 

Richard von Weizsäcker

On the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker

Germany is mourning the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker - a man, a politician and a statesman who did great things for the way Germany is seen throughout the world.

From the wells

Danny Chiyesu

Danny Chiyesu is very unique in the Zambian Art scene and has been a member of the Zambia Visual Arts Council since 1992. Born in 1966 in Ndola he discovered his ability to paint when he was only 5 years old. He has followed this path ever since experimenting with different media leading him to what he calls "digital painting" in the recent past. The German Embassy proudly presents him as the “Artist of the Month” in January 2015.

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German Embassy Donates Sports Equipment

The German Embassy has donated sports equipment to various civil society organisations, clubs and sport academies on Wednesday, 10th December 2014. In her welcoming speech Deputy Head of Mission (HoM), Isolde Aust, stressed the deep-rooted bilateral relations characterising the friendship of Zambia and Germany and emphasized the importance of sports and sport cooperation at amateur and professional level between the two countries.

Yaluma at ZAWAFE

Zambian Water Sector after 50 years of Independence

On the 1st and 2nd December 2014, the “Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition” (ZAWAFE) was held at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka. In the year of Zambia’s Golden Jubilee of Independence the theme of the annual fare was “Sustaining and improving the Zambian Water Sector: 50 years after Independence”.  

Official Opening

Official Makululu School Block Opening

On the 2. December 2014 Ambassador Bernd Finke and Mr. Richard Bango, Mayor of Kabwe, officially opened the newly renovated and reconstructed classroom block of Makululu Community School (Kabwe).

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Water Wise Behaviour in Zambian Schools

Behavioural rules for children in general have a negative image and the successes to introduce them through traditional teaching methods are limited. That there are different ways to influence awareness and behaviour and to learn with fun shows the initiative “Promoting Water-Wise Behaviour in Schools on a Digital Learning Platform”.


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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.

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