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    Wildlife Tourism and Community Development

    [By-Liner: Amb Childress] World Tourism Day on September 27 provides an opportunity to reflect on the benefits and impact of wildlife conservation and tourism on local communities and on Tanzania as a nation...

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  • Peace Corps Welcomes 61 New Volunteers to Tanzania (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    Peace Corps Welcomes 61 New Volunteers to Tanzania

    U.S. Ambassador Mark Childress swore in sixty-one Peace Corps Volunteers to their two years of service in Tanzania. The American volunteers will work as Math, Science and English secondary school teachers...

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  • DAS Calls for Joint Efforts to Protect Outer Space (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    DAS Calls for Joint Efforts to Protect Outer Space

    The United States’ Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for Space and Defense Policy Mr. Frank A. Rose (standing left) shares a light moment with the Director General of the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) Dr. Hassan Mshinda...

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  • Tanzania and U.S. Sign “Power Africa” MOU (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    Tanzania and U.S. Sign “Power Africa” MOU

    Washington, DC – On the eve of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Tanzanian Minister of Energy and Minerals Professor Sospeter M. Muhongo and the United States Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding...

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  • Presidents Obama and Kikwete at the White House [Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon]

    Presidents Obama and Kikwete at the White House

    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, and Mrs. Salma Kikwete, in the Blue Room during a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner at the White House, Aug. 5, 2014...

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  • 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit (Image: U.S. Department of State)
    2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

    President Obama in August will welcome leaders from across the African continent to the Nation’s Capital for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first such event of its kind. This Summit, the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government, will build... 

  • Public Affairs Officer Meets with Mwanza Alumni (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    Public Affairs Officer Meets with Mwanza Alumni

    U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Marissa Maurer and Alumni Coordinator Rehema Kalinga met with Tanzania U.S. State Alumni Association Mwanza Chapter leaders in Mwanza. Ms. Maurer underscored the United States’ commitment to partner with...  

  • 47 Tanzanians Receive Grants to Study Agriculture  (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    47 Tanzanians Receive Grants to Study Agriculture

    On Thursday, July 17 the United States Embassy hosted a farewell program for 47 Tanzanian students receiving grants to study agriculture and nutrition at universities in Tanzania and abroad. The scholarships are sponsored by the United States Agency for International... 

  • Embassy Celebrates 238th Anniversary of U.S. Independence (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    238th Anniversary of American Independence

    In celebration of the 238th anniversary of American Independence, United States Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress hosted a colorful reception at the U.S. Embassy grounds on June 26 in Dar es Salaam.... 

  • Amb. Childress Hosts Tanzanian YALI Fellows (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    Amb. Childress Hosts Tanzanian YALI Fellows

    U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress recently invited the 21 Tanzanian Fellows participating in President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) to his residence for a pre-departure reception... 

  • Embassy Dar Proudly Welcomes Ambassador Childress (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    Embassy Dar Proudly Welcomes Amb. Childress

    Ambassador Mark Childress presented his credentials as United States Ambassador to Tanzania to President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete on May 22, 2014. Ambassador Childress has served in a variety of policy, legal, and technical positions throughout his professional career... 

  • Secretary Kerry’s Q&A with AllAfrica (Image: U.S. Department of State)
    Secretary Kerry’s Q&A with AllAfrica

    United States Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Addis Ababa today on the first stop of a visit to east and central Africa. As his trip began, he responded by email to questions from AllAfrica.. 

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