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World AIDS Day 2020: Success Stories from Tanzania

This #WorldAIDSDay2020 we want you to meet Khadija Butemi, a twenty-one-year small-scale farmer living near Lake Victoria in Tanzania.  She found herself becoming a Voluntary Medical Male circumcision (VMMC) advocate after hearing a public service announcement about VMMC while doing her daily chores.  She learned that VMMC is a key HIV prevention intervention which offers ...
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U. S. Embassy Grants 773.4 Million Shillings to Community Projects

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, November 18, 2020 – Today, Ambassador Donald Wright signed funding agreements for six Self-Help Program projects as well as grants from the Africa Regional Development Fund, Julia Taft Fund and Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund. The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help fund has been helping Tanzanians to develop their communities since 1965.  Small grants ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania November 13, 2020   Location: Mtwara Region in southern Tanzania   Event: There have been reports of violence in Mtwara Region in southern Tanzania.  Increased activity by extremists along the southern border has led to attacks against both government and civilian targets.    Actions to Take: ...
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USAID Promoting Tanzania’s Environment, Conservation, and Tourism

(PROTECT) Project Celebrates Five-Years of Strengthening Tanzania’s Conservation Efforts DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, November 12, 2020 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Promoting Tanzania’s Environment, Conservation, and Tourism (PROTECT) project held a live webinar to celebrate five-years of safeguarding Tanzania’s biodiversity and tourism-driven economy. The digital event, “Celebrating USAID PROTECT: Five ...
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Security Alert – Tanzanian and Zanzibari General Elections

Event: The 2020 Tanzanian and Zanzibari general elections are scheduled for Wednesday, October 28, 2020. U.S. citizens in Tanzania should heighten awareness and caution during the election period. There is an increased possibility of protests, marches, or rallies related to political activities occurring in Dar es Salaam and throughout Tanzania. These types of activities may increase ...
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