United States and Tanzania Cooperate to Combat Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking

Dar es Salaam: On April 4, 2018, Chargé d’Affaires Dr. Inmi Patterson presented officials of the Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) three Toyota Land Cruisers as part of the U.S. Government’s Wildlife Anti-Trafficking and Counter-Illicit Trade Training and Capacity Building Program. The hand-over to TAWA of three Toyota Land Cruisers increases the rangers’ ability to ...
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Remarks by President Barack Obama on AIDS-Free Generation

“As more countries take ownership of their HIV/AIDS programs, the United States is setting two new bold goals.  Over the next two years, we’ll increase the number of people that our funding reaches — so that nearly 13 million people with HIV/AIDS get lifesaving treatment — and we’ll invest $300 million to help achieve a ...
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U.S. Government Announces New Support for Girls’ Education in Tanzania

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today a new program in Tanzania that will increase access to and quality of education for adolescent girls. This announcement follows an October 11 event at the U.S. Embassy celebrating International Day of the Girl, where 50 Tanzanian girls joined First Lady of the United States Michelle ...
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U.S. Government Hosts 50 Tanzanian Girls for Online Conversation on Girls’ Education with U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama

In celebration of International Day of the Girl on October 11, and in partnership with Plan International, U.S. Government representatives in Dar es Salaam joined First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, Tanzanian music star Vanessa Mdee, and 50 Tanzanian adolescent girls in a digital global conversation about the importance of girls’ education. First ...
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U.S. Government Initiative Will Help More Tanzanian Girls Achieve a Quality Education

Tanzania and Malawi will both receive funding as the first two priority countries under the Let Girls Learn initiative, launched in 2015 by U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. At a workshop held from May 10-12 at the White Sands Hotel in Dar es Salaam this week, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) convened ...
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President’s Malaria Initiative Releases Annual Report Detailing Progress in Tanzania

The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), released last Wednesday its tenth annual report documenting progress across its programs, including in Tanzania. The report is available at the following URL:  http://goo.gl/g4IrDn .  Since 2004, Tanzania ...
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The Time to Act is Now to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation

By U.S. Ambassador Mark Childress | December 1, 2015 A year ago on the occasion of World AIDS Day, I wrote about working towards an AIDS-free generation in Tanzania. Since then, we have together made important strides in that direction, targeting resources and activities at the places where they are most needed throughout the country. ...
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Statement from Secretary of State John Kerry on Elections in Tanzania

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC November 5, 2015 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the United Republic of Tanzania on their presidential and parliamentary elections, reaffirming Tanzania’s strong democratic record. As President John Pombe Magufuli and his administration assume their ...
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Open Season: Applications Are Now On-Line for the 2016 YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA,   The United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania is pleased to announce the opening of the on-line application for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI). The application will close on November 11, 2015. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is an outstanding opportunity for 1,000 young African leaders ...
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U.S. Government Supports Training on Energy Tariffs

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA.  The Tanzanian Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) and other energy sector stakeholders gathered from August 17-20, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dar es Salaam to participate in an interactive workshop on cost-reflective tariffs. The training was organized by the U.S. based, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) with ...
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Obama’s Remarks During His Recent Visit to Kenya

Safaricom Indoor Arena Nairobi, Kenya 12:00 P.M. EAT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hey! AUDIENCE:  Hey! PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Habari Zenu!  (Applause.)  Wakenya mpo?  (Applause.)  It is great to be back in Kenya.  Thank you so much for this extraordinary welcome.  I know it took a few years, but as President I try to keep my promises, and I ...
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Tanzania and U.S. Celebrate Distribution of 2.5 Million Secondary School Textbooks Throughout Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA.  President of the United Republic of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete and U.S. Ambassador Mark B. Childress celebrated yesterday the delivery of 2.5 million secondary school textbooks to the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MOEVT). The textbooks were requested by President Kikwete during President Barack Obama’s June 2013 visit to Tanzania, and ...
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Transcript of Ambassador Childress’ Remarks at Donation of Science Textbooks

Ingawa naendelea kujifunza lugha ya Kiswahili, ningependa kusema kwamba… Ili kujifunza, lazima msome.  Na vitabu kama hivi ni ufunguo wa maendeleo ya siku zijazo – elimu ya sayansi na teknolojia ni msingi wa ustawi wa kiuchumi.  Uwekezaji wetu kwa watoto Watanzania ni muhimu zaidi kuliko wowote, kwa sababu wao wanabeba mustakabali wa Tanzania.  (Translation:  Although ...
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PEPFAR’s Ten Years of Progress; Millions of Lives Saved

Ten years ago in 2003 the world was in the midst of an AIDS pandemic and Africa was the epicenter. Nearly 30 million people had the AIDS virus, including 3 million children and over 8,000 people were dying every day. In Africa, AIDS was wiping out an entire generation. The American People saw the need ...
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