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U.S. Peace Corps Swears in Fifty-Nine Education Volunteers

Korogwe, TANZANIA. On September 19, 2018, the United States Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Dr. Inmi Patterson presided over a swearing-in ceremony for fifty-nine United States Peace Corps Volunteers committed to two years of service in the Education sector. The Volunteers will be stationed in 35 districts across Tanzania. Dr. Patterson administered the official oath of service ...
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U.S. Embassy Graduates English Language Program in Moshi

Moshi, TANZANIA. On September 18, 2018, 40 students participated in a graduation ceremony of the U.S. Embassy’s English Access Microscholarship Program at the Kilimanjaro Information and Technology College (KIT – Moshi) for Form Three and Four students. The students (22 male and 18 female) successfully completed their two-year biweekly after-school English classes at KIT College.  ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam: August 24, 2018

Location:  Julius Nyerere International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, and border crossings Situation:  An outbreak of the Ebola Virus has been reported in the remote northeastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Tanzania does NOT share a border with the area of DRC affected by the outbreak. However, as ...
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United States and Government of Tanzania Launch the National Advancing Youth Advisory Council

Iringa, Tanzania – U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, Dr. Inmi Patterson, and the Honorable Anthony Mavunde, Deputy Minister for Labor, Youth, Employment and the Disabled, today launched the national Advancing Youth Advisory Council, a youth-led advisory body established by Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth, an activity funded by the United States through the U.S. Agency for ...
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Statement of Concern on By-Elections on August 12, 2018

The United States is concerned by the conduct of by-elections that took place in Tanzania on August 12, 2018. Credible accounts of election violence and irregularities include refusal by National Election Commission authorities to register opposition candidates, intimidation by police of opposition party members, unwarranted arrests, and suppression of freedoms of assembly and speech in ...
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