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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • 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....

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.. 

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

  • 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... 

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