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  • 34 Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn-In  (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    34 Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn-In

    On April 24, 2014 at the United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam, the U. S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Virginia M. Blaser, swore in thirty-four Peace Corps Volunteers to their two years of service in Tanzania...

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  • U.S. Inaugurates Five Rural Roads in Pemba (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    U.S. Inaugurates Five Rural Roads in Pemba

    U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Virginia M. Blaser and His Excellency Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council presided over an inauguration ceremony, celebrating the successful completion of 35 kms of five rural roads throughout northern Pemba...

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  • Chargé d'Affaires Honors Tanzanian Woman of Courage (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    2014 Tanzanian Woman of Courage

    On March 26, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. Virginia M. Blaser bestowed the 2014 Tanzanian Woman of Courage award upon Community Health and Gender-Based Violence Activist Joyce Stephano Nyembe during a ceremony at the United States Chief of Mission’s residence in...

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  • Secretary Kerry on the Situation in Ukraine (Photo: U.S. Department of State)

    Secretary Kerry on the Situation in Ukraine

    The United States condemns the Russian Federation's invasion and occupation of Ukrainian territory, and its violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity in full contravention of Russia’s obligations under the UN Charter...

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  • Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Award (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    2014 Drum Major for Justice Award

    On March 4, at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. Virginia M. Blaser bestowed the 2014 Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice award upon Mrs. Jane Magigita-Milyango in recognition of her tireless efforts advocating for women’s legal rights, particularly in...

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  • World Wildlife Day (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    World Wildlife Day

    [By-Liner] Charge d'Affaires Virginia M. Blaser:I would like to take the opportunity of this year’s World Wildlife Day to highlight the American people’s commitment to combatting the global scourge of wildlife trafficking and to draw attention to how and where the American and Tanzanian... 

  • 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

    Washington — “Some of the greatest accomplishments in expanding the cause of human rights have come not because of legislative decree or judicial fiat, but they came through the awesomely courageous acts of individuals,” says Secretary of State John Kerry... 

  • Remarks by President Barack Obama at Memorial Service (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    President Barack Obama at Memorial Service

    ...It is hard to eulogize any man -- to capture in words not just the facts and the dates that make a life, but the essential truth of a person -- their private joys and sorrows; the quiet moments and unique qualities that illuminate someone’s soul... 

  • U.S.  Reaffirms Partnership with Tanzania in AIDS Battle (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    U.S. Reaffirms Partnership with Tanzania

    [By-Liner] Charge d'Affaires Virginia M. Blaser: Every year on December 1, the global community commemorates World AIDS Day. It is a day to reflect on lives lost, and lives forever changed, by HIV and AIDS... 

  • Guidelines for GBV and VAC (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    Guidelines for GBV and VAC

    The launch of the Guidelines at the Diamond Jubilee Hall on Monday, November 25, helped mark the kickoff of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. The Guidelines were developed by the Government of Tanzania with support from USAID through the U.S. President’s... 

  • Destruction of U.S. Illegal Ivory Stockpile (Photo: Courtesy of AP Photos)
    Destruction of U.S. Illegal Ivory Stockpile

    On November 14, the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam hosted an Africa Regional Media Hub Telephonic Briefing with Brooke Darby, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement... 

  • EID AL-ADHA MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    Eid Al-Adha Message from President Obama

    As the annual Hajj pilgrimage concludes in Mecca, Michelle and I would like to send our best wishes to Muslims in America and around the world on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, and particularly to returning pilgrims on the successful fulfillment of a central pillar of your faith.... 

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