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Message for U.S. Citizens – Public Holiday Changed to March 26, 2021

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam (March 23, 2021) Location:  Tanzania Event: Public Holiday Changed to March 26, 2021 The Government of Tanzania has changed the public holiday to honor the late Tanzanian President, H.E. Dr. John Pombe Magufuli, from March 25 to March 26, 2021.  Businesses, schools, and government offices ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Public Holidays March 22 and 25, 2021

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam (March 19, 2021) Location:  Tanzania Event: Public Holidays March 22 and 25, 2021 The Government of Tanzania has declared March 22 and 25, 2021 public holidays to honor the late Tanzanian President, H.E. John Pombe Magufuli. Businesses, schools, and government offices are expected to be ...
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Statement by Ambassador Donald Wright On the passing of Zanzibar First Vice President Seif Sharif Hamad

February 18, 2021 Yesterday Tanzania lost one of its giants. On behalf of President Biden, the U.S. government, and the American people, I offer my deepest condolences to all Tanzanians on the passing of the First Vice President of Zanzibar, Seif Sharif Hamad. Seif was known to all as “Maalim,” the Kiswahili honorific meaning “teacher.” ...
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President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government Launch Improved Community Health Fund (ICHF)

Dodoma: Yesterday, Minister of State for the President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PO-RALG), the Honorable Suleiman Jafo, launched a new initiative to distribute improved Community Health Fund (iCHF)/improved Tiba kwa Kadi (iTIKA) cards to vulnerable households. To reach these households, PO-RALG has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ...
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