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  • Let Girls Learn Initiative in Tanzania (Photo courtesy of USAID/Tanzania)

    U.S. Government Initiative to Enhance Girls Education

    Tanzania and Malawi will both receive funding as the first two priority countries under the Let Girls Learn initiative, launched in 2015 by U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. . At a workshop held from May 10-12 at the White Sands Hotel in Dar es Salaam this week, the U.S. Agency for...

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  • Embassy Honors 2016 IWOC Laureate (Photo: US Embassy Dar es Salaam)

    Embassy Honors 2016 IWOC Laureate

    U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam honored Vicky Ntetema, Executive Director of Under the Same Sun Tanzania, as a recipient of the 2016 International Women of Courage award. Ms. Ntetema originally received the award from Secretary of State John Kerry on March 29 at a ceremony in Washington...

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  • 5KM - Malaria Safe Walk (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    5KM - Malaria Safe Walk

    To commemorate World Malaria Day the Government of Tanzania in collaboration with Malaria Safe, a coalition of international and local private companies, held a 5 km “Malaria Safe Walk” on Saturday, April 23, to raise awareness about malaria treatment and prevention...

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

    43 American Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn In

    U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam’s Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Virginia M. Blaser swore in 43 Peace Corps Volunteers today into to their two years of service to Tanzania. The Volunteers will serve two years in Tanzania and will be stationed in 19 districts, including: Iringa, Mufindi, Kondoa, Mbinga, Masasi...

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  • Visiting Farmers in Iringa (Photo: USAID Tanzania)

    Visiting Farmers in Iringa

    Joan Mayer of USAID hands out packets of improved seeds at an agricultural demonstration plot in Iringa where the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future, is working to improve food security and nutrition.…

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  • African Land Forces Summit 2016

    U.S Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress with the participants of the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS), a weeklong seminar bringing ...

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  • mHealth Tanzania Public-Private Partnership (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    mHealth Tanzania Public-Private Partnership

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the prime investor in a collaboration with Tanzania’s Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly, and Children that funded the creation of the mHealth public private partnership...  

  • Women of Courage Award (State Department photo/ Public Domain)
    Women of Courage Award

    On behalf of the American people, I would like to offer my heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Vicky Ntetema, the Executive Director of Under the Same Sun Tanzania, upon her receipt yesterday in Washington of the Department of State’s 2016 International Women of Courage Award... 

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

    On March 2, 2016 at the Port of Dar es Salaam, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Virginia Blaser, Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Hon. Professor Jumanne Maghembe, and Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Hamad Masauni inaugurated “Canine Detection Program Tanzania... 

  • CDC Director visits Tanzania (Photo courtesy of CDC Tanzania)
    CDC Director visits Tanzania

    February 22, 2016 - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Dr. Tom Frieden, shown here at a Bowser Filling Station with two Tanzanian water truck drivers, examines new pathways to improve chlorination in Dar es Salaam’s water supply by targeting bowsers... 

  • Alumni Engagement – She Codes for Change (Photo:U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam)
    Alumni Engagement – She Codes for Change

    Two 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows, Rose Funja and Abella Bateyunga, just completed a four-week training program funded by a grant won through the annual Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund competition (AEIF). The project took place at COSTECH (Commission for Science and Technology) and involved… 

  • The Time to Act is Now to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation (Photo: U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam)
    The Time to Act is Now

    [By-Liner: Amb. Mark Childress] A year ago on the occasion of World AIDS Day, I wrote about working towards an AIDS-free generation in Tanzania. Since then, we have together made important strides in that direction, targeting resources and activities… 

  • Simple facts of climate change (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    Simple facts of climate change

    Climate scientists are in nearly unanimous agreement that the Earth’s atmosphere is getting warmer and will affect the way people around the world live. #ClimateChange 

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