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2015 Mandela Washington Fellows

U.S. Ambassador Mark B. Childress with the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows at his residence in Dar es Salaam on June 17, 2015.  On the Ambassador’s right is Tanzania’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ambassador Liberata Mulamula.  The 21 Fellows are part of a 500-team of dynamic young African leaders ...
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Assistant Secretary Christopher Smith meets Tanzanian Energy Minister

On June 2, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Christopher Smith, speaking with the Tanzanian Minister for Energy and Minerals, George Simbachawane (right).  The meeting was part of a broader visit that included ten American companies exploring trade and investment in Tanzania’s energy sector. (Photo:U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
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MCC, 10 American Companies Explore Opportunities in Tanzania

Today, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the Department of Commerce and 10 American companies successfully concluded the first half of a trade and investment mission to explore business opportunities in Tanzania’s energy sector. The mission, the first in MCC’s 11-year history, promotes U.S. exports and expands U.S. companies’ presence in Africa by introducing American firms to ...
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United States and Tanzania Launch Dog Program to Detect Illegal Drugs and Ivory

On May 5, 2015 at the Port of Dar es Salaam, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), along with the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism announced the launch of a new “Canine Detection Program” in Tanzania.  Through this program, Tanzanian police officers with specially-trained ...
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Thirty-Six American Peace Corps Volunteers to Work on Health Education and Sustainable Agriculture in Sixteen Districts

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. On April 22, U.S. Ambassador Mark Childress swore in thirty-six Peace Corps Volunteers to their two years of service in Tanzania. The volunteers will work in community health education and sustainable agriculture in sixteen districts throughout Tanzania.  The swearing-in ceremony took place at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam and ...
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