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  • Tanzania and U.S. Unite to Combat Poaching (Image: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    Tanzania and U.S. Unite to Combat Poaching

    The Honorable Lazaro Nyalandu, Tanzania Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, and Mark B. Childress, United States Ambassador to Tanzania, visited Ruaha National Park to mark the launch of the Southern Highlands and Ruaha-Katavi Protection Program...

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  • The Path to an AIDS-Free Generation in Tanzania (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    The Path to an AIDS-Free Generation in Tanzania

    On World AIDS Day 2014, nearly 35 years into the global AIDS epidemic, Tanzania has come a long way. Working closely over the past 10 years with the Government of Tanzania and other partners, we have helped to reduce the number of people infected with HIV/AIDS throughout the country...

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  • U.S. government provides funding to develop second MCC Compact (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    U.S. Provides Funding to Develop 2nd MCC Compact

    The United States Government, through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), agreed on November 14, 2014, to provide up to $9.78 million for the development of high-impact investment projects in Tanzania’s energy sector...

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  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Visits Tanzania (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Visits Tanzania

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew toured the Port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania October 28 to highlight the importance of infrastructure investments for economic growth...

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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...  

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

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