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Deterioration of Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Tanzania

https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2018/11/287242.htm Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC November 9, 2018 The United States government is deeply concerned over escalating attacks and legislative actions by the Government of Tanzania that violate civil liberties and human rights, creating an atmosphere of violence, intimidation, and discrimination. We are troubled by the continued arrests and harassment of marginalized ...
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The United States Launches Landscape Conservation Activity in Western Tanzania

Dar es Salaam: On November 5, 2018, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Inmi Patterson and Minister of State for Union Affairs and Environment January Makamba launched a five-year, $20 million USD activity to improve large-scale landscape management across western Tanzania. The Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania activity, funded by the United States government through the U.S. Agency ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Event:  Reports of Tanzanian Government Officials Calling for the Arrest of LGBTI People and Monitoring Activity via Social Media   Location:  Dar es Salaam   Actions to Take:    Employ sound security practices including monitoring local and international news.   Review internet footprint and social media profiles.  Remove or protect images and language that may ...
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United States Government Issues Grants to Create Businesses and Jobs for Rural Youth

Iringa, Tanzania – October 31, 2018, Terhi Majanen, Director of the United State Agency for International Development’s Economic Growth Office at the Embassy of the United States of America in Dar es Salaam, disbursed six grants worth $527,000 to small businesses and private organizations from Iringa, Mbeya and Zanzibar. The U.S. Embassy’s Advancing Youth program ...
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The United States Embassy and The Government of Tanzania Commission Water Supply Schemes in Morogoro and Iringa Regions

October 30, 2018, the Government of Tanzania and the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), commissioned a community-supported water supply scheme in Msowero village in Kilosa District Council, Morogoro Region. This scheme is part of a broader program to improve water systems in the Morogoro and Iringa regions. It will ...
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