1. Presidential By-Election 20.01.2015 Zambia votes: Presidential Elections 20.01.2015
  2. GDC Brochure Golden Development Cooperation Jubilee - GDC Brochure
  3. Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone Welcome to the German Embassy Lusaka
Presidential By-Election 20.01.2015

Zambia votes: Presidential Elections 20.01.2015

On the 20th January 2015, following the death of late President Michael C. Sata, Zambia votes for a new president. The presidential by-elections are contested by eleven candidates of whom one will become the sixth president of the Republic of Zambia. Ambassador Bernd Finke commends the Electoral Commission for all efforts which went into the preparation and hopes for free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections. Please download the full statement below.

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?

From the wells

Danny Chiyesu - Artist of the Month in January 2015

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”.  

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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”.

German Delegation

Intergovernmental Negotiations between Germany and Zambia successfully concluded

Germany and Zambia have successfully concluded intergovernmental negotiations which took place on the 18th and 19th of November in Lusaka. The two heads of delegations, PS Felix Nkulukusa from the Ministry of Finance and Mr. Alois Schneider, head of division for Southern Africa at the German Federal Ministry for Development Cooperation, signed a bilateral protocol in which Germany commits a fresh amount of 980 million kwacha for Zambia’s development until 2016. This represents an increase of about 48 per cent in comparison to the last commitment in 2011. 

25 years fall of the Berlin wall

25th anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall - Economic Focus

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany Trade & Invest produced a short film in cooperation with the Federal Government Commissioner for the New Federal States, Iris Gleicke.

Commemorating the Fall of the Berlin Wall 25 Years ago

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history. For detailed information on the historic events leading to the separation and unification please follow the link below.

Nooke Copperbelt

Personal Representative of German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays visit to Zambia

On the occasion of the Jubilee-Celebrations, Mr. Guenter Nooke, Personal Representative of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, paid a four day visit to Zambia to underline the close and amicable relationship between Germany and Zambia. 


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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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