1. Afro Sisters VII Artist of the Month - we proudly present the work of Mwamba Chikwemba
  2. Rangers presenting their equipment Celebrating 30 years of North Luangwa Conservation Programme
  3. Ambassador Finke and CHSZ Executive Director Hamuhuma after signing the agreement Strengthening human rights of persons with disabilities
Afro Sisters VII

Artist of the Month - we proudly present the work of Mwamba Chikwemba

Mwamba Chikwemba is a rising star on the Zambian arts sky. Having given up her formal employment to be a full time artist, the only 24 year old´s main theme is women´s beauty and strength. Get an impression of her work here.

Rangers presenting their equipment

Celebrating 30 years of North Luangwa Conservation Programme

The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and Zambian Department of National Parks & Wildlife (DNPW) celebrated the 30th anniversary of their partnership in the North Luangwa Conservation Programme. It is a joint effort to protect a unique wilderness area and has produced great successes such as the reintroduction of the black rhino population.

Ambassador Finke and CHSZ Executive Director Hamuhuma after signing the agreement

Strengthening human rights of persons with disabilities

Persons with disabilities are among the most marginalized groups worldwide. They suffer from discrimination, immense societal barriers and high stigmatization in their every day life. To promote human rights of persons with disabilities, increase their living conditions and raise public awareness on disability issues in Zambia, the German Embassy and Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia (CHSZ) are cooperating on a human rights advocacy project in 2016.

Handover of the cheque for Bauleni Special Needs Project

Support for Bauleni Special Needs Project after storm losses

Bauleni Special Needs Project strives to create an enabling environment for the most vulnerable young people through the provision of education and life skill training in one of Lusaka´s most impoverished compounds. After storm losses in November the project´s income generating activities have been very limited. The German Embassy supports Bauleni Special Needs in the reconstruction of their greenhouse tunnels as one of its micro projects in 2016.

Mwamba Chikwemba: Afro Sisters (2015)

German Embassy hosted exhibition of Zambian Contemporary Art

The German Embassy is pleased having received an overwhelmingly positive feedback on the exhibition that was hosted in the former building of the Embassy in March 2016. Centered around a Tayali fresco various Zambian artists from all genres displayed their art work and thereby the diversity of Zambian contemporary art.

President Lammert at Manchinchi Treatment Plant

President of the German Parliament visited Lusaka

The President of the German Parliament Dr. Norbert Lammert visited Lusaka for the 134th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference that took place from 19th to 23rd March 2016. He was accompanied by the Vice President Claudia Roth and a delegation of five MPs.

Zambian Elephants at a waterhole

Celebrating 30 years of German-Zambian North Luangwa Conservation Programme

The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and Zambian Department of National Parks & Wildlife (DNPW) celebrated the 30th anniversary of their partnership in the North Luangwa Conservation Programme. For the reception many conservation stakeholders paid tribute to the tireless efforts to safeguard one of Africa´s most pristine wilderness areas.

Ambassador Finke handing over the cheque to the responsibles at St. Lukes Mission Hospital

The German Embassy supports St. Luke´s Mission Hospital to improve water supply

In the scope of its mirco project funds the German Embassy supports St. Luke´s Mission Hospital in Mpanshya. In order to improve the water situation there, the Embassy funds the drilling of a borehole, as well as the installation of a solar pump and a tank.

New water pump at the borehole in Kafulafuta

Boreholes drilled in Kafulafuta

Access to water is not to be taken for granted in many rural areas in Zambia. Therefore, the German Embassy funded the drilling of four boreholes in Kafulafuta Constituency in the Copperbelt.

German Embassy and Cheshire Homes Society cooperate on Human Rights Project

To promote human rights of persons with disabilities and raise public awareness on disability issues in Zambia, the German Embassy and CHSZ signed an agreement for the implementation of an advocacy project worth 22.800 Euros or ZMW 285.000.

Representatives of the German government, KfW and ZESCO handing over the loan agreement

Zambia and Germany sign 30 million loan for hydro power station

 Germany and ZESCO signed a 30 million Euro loan agreement for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Chishimba Falls hydro power station in Kasama, Northern Province.

CHSZ and Embassy staff visting the project site

New laboratories for Cheshire Homes Society School in Chawama

One of the biggest obstacles for education and school lessons – particularly for scientific subjects – is the lack of material and equipment. In the scope of its fund for micro-projects the German Embassy supported the renovation of unused school rooms in Chawama to establish new science laboratories.

Official handover of the new Park Headquarter by representatives of the Zambian Government and KfW

German Government and Ministry of Tourism and Arts launch new Headquarters for Sioma Ngwezi National Park

To foster development through sustainable tourism and nature conservation, the German Government provides substantial long-term support to the Kavango-Zambezi Conservation Area. The new Sioma Ngwezi National Park headquarter was officially opened in January.

Ambassador Finke with representatives of FES and MISA at the State of the Media Report Launch

MISA launches State of the Media Report

The Zambian Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) launched its State of the Media Report for the third quarter of 2015.

German Minister of Agriculture Schmidt with his Zambian counterpart Lubinda in Lusaka

Strengthened ties for modern and sustainable agriculture

At the International Green Week in Berlin German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt and his Zambian counterpart Given Lubinda signed a declaration of intent for cooperation in the field of food and agriculture.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Zambia

First visit to Zambia by a German Foreign Minister for 40 years

Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Lusaka on the 20th and 21st of November accompanied by Members of the German Parliament, a high ranking business and cultural delegation and media representatives.

Group picture with sport cooperation stakeholders

Germany and Zambia celebrate the achievements of mutual Sport Cooperation

With fairness, tolerance and peaceful competition as its backbone, sport is a way to promote international understanding. Germany and Zambia now celebrated the remarkable results of three years of joint efforts in sport cooperation.

Ambassador Finke and Finance Minister Chikwanda handing over the signed agreement

Germany increases its support to Zambia

The Government of the Republic of Zambia and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany signed two bilateral Agreements regarding Financial and Technical Cooperation with an overall financial volume of approx. 130 million US-Dollar.

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