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  • U.S. Ambassador Awards Community Grants  (Photo: U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam)

    U.S. Ambassador Awards Community Grants

    U.S. Amb Mark B. Childress awarded community grants to 14 organizations working to improve the lives of Tanzanians. The grants awarded today will directly benefit more than 5,000 people in 12 regions across the country…

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  • TPDF Soldiers Graduate from Training Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    TPDF Soldiers Graduate from Training Program

    The 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) conducted a Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance Assistance Team Phase II with the Tanzania Peoples Defense Force (TPDF) 501st Maintenance Battalion...

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  • YES Exchange Students To Begin Study Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    YES Exchange Students To Begin Study Program

    A group of 19 high school students will arrive in the United States this week to participate in the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. The students will study in the U.S. for one academic year from August 2015 through June 2016....

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  • U.S. Supports Minigrid Solar Power Project in Tanzania (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    U.S. Supports Minigrid Solar Power Project in Tanzania

    This grant will fund a feasibility study and pilot project that will support the development of a 2 MW hybrid solar PV minigrid in Tanzania’s northern Lake Victoria region, and is a public-private partnership between the U.S. government, MRIGlobal...

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  • Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 (Image:U.S. Department of State)

    Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

    "This year’s Report places a special emphasis on human trafficking in the global marketplace. It highlights the hidden risks that workers may encounter…" – John F. Kerry, Secretary of State

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  • Obama’s Remarks During His Recent Visit to Kenya (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    Obama’s Remarks During His Recent Visit to Kenya

    PRESIDENT OBAMA: Habari Zenu! (Applause.) Wakenya mpo? (Applause.) It is great to be back in Kenya. Thank you so much for this extraordinary welcome. I know it took a few years, but as President I try to keep my promises, and I said I was going to come, and I'm here… 

  • U.S. Launches $14.5 Million PROTECT Project (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    U.S. Launches $14.5 Million PROTECT Project

    On Monday, June 22 the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), officially launched the PROTECT Project (“Promoting Tanzania’s Environment, Conservation, and Tourism.”) The launch, which took place at the Treetops Lodge in the Randilen Wildlife... 

  • 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows  (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    2015 Mandela Washington Fellows

    U.S. Ambassador Mark B. Childress with the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows at his residence in Dar es Salaam on June 17, 2015. On the Ambassador’s right is Tanzania’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ambassador Liberata... 

  • US firms join MCC on Trade & Investment Mission  (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    US firms join MCC on Trade & Investment Mission

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has teamed up with the Department of Commerce to lead 10 U.S. companies on a trade and investment mission to Tanzania and Malawi from May 31 to June 5, 2015... 

  • U.S. and Tanzania Launch Canine Detection Program (Photo:U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    U.S. and Tanzania Launch Canine Detection Program

    On May 5, 2015 at the Port of Dar es Salaam, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), along with the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism announced the launch of a new “Canine Detection Program” in Tanzania... 

  • 36 American PC Volunteers to Work in 16 Districts (Image: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    36 American PC Volunteers to Work in 16 Districts

    Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. On April 22, U.S. Ambassador Mark Childress swore in thirty-six Peace Corps Volunteers to their two years of service in Tanzania. The volunteers will work in community health education and sustainable agriculture in sixteen districts throughout Tanzania... 

  • Park Rangers Conclude Anti-Trafficking Training (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    Park Rangers Conclude Anti-Trafficking Training

    Selous Game Reserve, TANZANIA. On March 27 U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, Virginia Blaser, attended the graduation ceremony of 50 Park Rangers, who successfully completed a month long anti-trafficking training. The training was conducted by U.S. Marines and Sailors from Special-Purpose Marine...  

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