Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam: May 30, 2018

Locations:  Julius Nyerere International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, and border crossings   Situation:   Following a reported outbreak of the Ebola Virus in a remote northwestern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania’s Ministry of Health recently issued a statement to remind Tanzanians that local authorities conduct routine screenings of all travelers arriving ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

(Release Date: April 24, 2018) Location: Tanzania, country-wide Event: Protests are possible across Tanzania on Thursday, April 26th (Union Day).  Tanzanian officials have stated that any protestors will face serious consequences. During past demonstrations, Tanzanian police have employed tear gas and live ammunition. The U.S. government has restricted the movement of Peace Corps volunteers throughout ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Regarding Caution After The Jerusalem Announcement

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Regarding Caution After The Jerusalem Announcement December 7, 2017 The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.  The U.S. Embassy in ...
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Routine Message: September 1 Protests Postponed

Tanzanian media report that opposition political leaders have postponed nationwide protests previously scheduled for September 1, 2016. The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens in Tanzania to stay current with media coverage of local events.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid demonstrations or protests and exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information: See the  State Department’s travel website ...
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Zanzibar Elections

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Tanzania of the announced re-run of Zanzibar elections for Sunday, March 20, 2016.  Violence has accompanied elections in Zanzibar in the past and the current political situation is tense.  Over the past weeks, there have been reports of arrests, small explosions, and isolated acts ...
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Worldwide Caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Current information suggests that ISIL, al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those ...
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Political Rally at Jangwani Grounds on August 29

The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam advises U.S. citizens in Tanzania of a planned political rally to be held on Saturday, August 29 at Jangwani Grounds in central Dar es Salaam.  Large crowds are expected and disruptions of traffic flow are likely. The U.S. Embassy recommends U.S. citizens avoid political rallies, polling centers, demonstrations, ...
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Worldwide Caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high ...
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