1. Participants 5km race International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
  2. Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone Welcome - Mwaiseni mukwai - Takupoke lelani to the German Embassy in Lusaka
  3. German Zambian Cooperation What Germany is doing in Zambia
Participants 5km race

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The 6th April 2014 saw the celebration of the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace proclaimed by the United Nations (UN). Honouring the long-standing commitment to using sports as a tool for social change and for bridging cultural understanding this day was commemorated by international, national and regional organizations, civil society and the private sector around the world.

Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone

Welcome - Mwaiseni mukwai - Takupoke lelani to the German Embassy in 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?

German Zambian Cooperation

What Germany is doing in Zambia

Zambia is, for many years, one of the most important partners of German Development Cooperation. In addition to German Embassy several other German organisations are operating in the country, among them the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit” (GIZ), the “Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau” (KFW) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation.

Hon. MP Evans and delegation

German - Zambian Government Consultations

Government officials from the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Zambia met last week in Lusaka to conduct consultations on the future portfolio of German-Zambian Development Cooperation. Currently, the German Federal Government supports Zambia with a total amount of 74 million Euros (approx. 560 million ZMW ) for the three-year-period from 2011 - 2013. The cooperation is targeted to contribute to poverty alleviation and inclusive growth.

DW - Global Media Forum 2014

From Information to Participation – Challenges for the Media

This year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, from June 30 – July 2, 2014, focuses on the evolution of the Internet as a gateway to information and knowledge, and as a tool for social participation. ...

March WWD 2014

Commemoration of World Water Day 2014

On the 22nd March 2014, the international community celebrated the annual World Water Day (WWD) under this year’s motto „Water & Energy“. With the commemoration of this specific day attention was focused on the fundamental importance of the resource water and its responsible management for the benefit of present and future generations.

Cheque Donation

German Embassy hosts Elephant Charge Reception

Under the auspices of German Ambassador to Zambia, Mr. Bernd Finke, the Elephant Charge Committee celebrated the successful conduction of the annual “Elephant Charge Rally” and the official hand-over of donations in the amount of ZMW 1.480.000,00 (approx. 250.000,00 US Dollar).

ZACCI Business Information Centre Opening

German Support for Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) Business Information Center

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. 

Hon. Minister MoLGH Emerine Kabanshi

German Firm wins Architectural Design Competiton for Chalimbana Training Institute

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. 


Microproject Support to Mulele Old People's Village

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.

Return of the gods

Zenzele Chulu - Artist of the Month

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.

Professor Seyed Hasnain

DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowships and Staff Exchange Programme in Sub-Sahara Africa and Germany in 2014

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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Malawian Residents - Change of Responsibility

Starting November 1st, 2013 the Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe will handle applications for Schengen Visa for residents of Malawi. Therefore it will no longer be necessary to travel to the German Embassy in Lusaka in order to apply for a Schengen Visa.

Consular Section

Going to Germany? As a citzen of Zambia or Malawi you will need a Visa. This website will guide you through the application process.

Ambassador Bernd Finke

Bernd Finke

Address of Welcome


Recognition in Germany

Recognition in Germany

“Recognition in Germany” is the official online portal for the Federal Recognition Act. It provides migrants and foreign skilled workers with information on how and where they can submit an applicatio...

Contact Person Human Rights

Human rights Logo

Germany and the European Union are actively engaged in the protection of human rights defenders. The EU has drawn up guidelines to ensure that this protection is guaranteed in the long term.

European Union Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders

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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Wildlife in Zambia