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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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U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief Gives Opportunities for Local Organizations to Contribute to National HIV Epidemic Control

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA.  At a ceremony at the U.S. Ambassador residence in Dar es Salaam on October 15, 2020, United States Ambassador Dr. Donald J. Wright awarded grants from the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief (AFHR) to 13 registered civil society, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations from across Tanzania to implement projects that address ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens – Resumption of Limited Consular Services

Effective October 6, 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam will provide limited routine American Citizen Services (ACS) appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications. We are not scheduling routine appointments for visa or notarial services at this time. Applicants for passport and CRBA services should ...
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Statement from the U.S. Embassy on Tanzania’s Upcoming Elections

The conduct of the upcoming elections in Tanzania has important consequences not only for Tanzania, but for the entire East African region. Tanzania’s history of peaceful multi-party elections stretching back 25 years has made it a model on the continent. The United States government reaffirms unequivocally that it does not support any specific candidate or ...
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