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US Mission team up with Center Stage, Alliance Française to empower local performing artists

On February 17, 2015 a team of three visiting American art administrators from US State Department sponsored Centre Stage Cultural Exchange Program facilitated a workshop on marketing and branding for Tanzanian performing artists, producers and art administrators at the Alliance Francaise in Dar es Salaam.  The one day workshop was organized by US Mission Dar ...
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Launch of the Great Lakes to Great Lakes Initiative

The United States Special Envoy for the African Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Russell Feingold, in collaboration with the Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA), launched a unique initiative this week to bring together experts from the North American Great Lakes with counterparts from the African Great Lakes to address sustainable management ...
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American and German Governments Partner with Tanzanian Government and Frankfurt Zoological Society to Save Elephants in the Selous

SELOUS GAME RESERVE, TANZANIA.  To combat the very serious threat of poaching in the Selous Game Reserve, the governments of the United States and Germany transferred on Wednesday a significant amount of field equipment for use by Tanzanian game wardens patrolling the reserve.  The equipment included small and large tents, torches, maps, binoculars, cameras, uniforms, ...
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Worldwide Caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high ...
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Tanzania’s Maternal Health and Early Child Care Text Messaging Service Enters its 3rd Year with Half a Million Registrants

“These text messages makes Tanzanian women come early for checkups and makes our work easier,” says midwife Getrude Justin Mushi.  Getrude is one of the 1,500 Tanzanian health care workers who registers pregnant women and their supporters to the Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Text Messaging Service service.  In November 2013, over 500,000 Tanzanian men and ...
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