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  • U.S. Inaugurates Five Rural Roads in Pemba (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    U.S. Inaugurates Five Rural Roads in Pemba

    U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Virginia M. Blaser and His Excellency Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council presided over an inauguration ceremony, celebrating the successful completion of 35 kms of five rural roads throughout northern Pemba...

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    Secretary Kerry on the Situation in Ukraine

    The United States condemns the Russian Federation's invasion and occupation of Ukrainian territory, and its violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity in full contravention of Russia’s obligations under the UN Charter...

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  • Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Award (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    2014 Drum Major for Justice Award

    On March 4, at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. Virginia M. Blaser bestowed the 2014 Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice award upon Mrs. Jane Magigita-Milyango in recognition of her tireless efforts advocating for women’s legal rights, particularly in...

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  • World Wildlife Day (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    World Wildlife Day

    [By-Liner] Charge d'Affaires Virginia M. Blaser:I would like to take the opportunity of this year’s World Wildlife Day to highlight the American people’s commitment to combatting the global scourge of wildlife trafficking and to draw attention to how and where the American and Tanzanian...

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  • Remarks by President Barack Obama at Memorial Service (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    President Barack Obama at Memorial Service

    ...It is hard to eulogize any man -- to capture in words not just the facts and the dates that make a life, but the essential truth of a person -- their private joys and sorrows; the quiet moments and unique qualities that illuminate someone’s soul... 

  • U.S.  Reaffirms Partnership with Tanzania in AIDS Battle (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    U.S. Reaffirms Partnership with Tanzania

    [By-Liner] Charge d'Affaires Virginia M. Blaser: Every year on December 1, the global community commemorates World AIDS Day. It is a day to reflect on lives lost, and lives forever changed, by HIV and AIDS... 

  • Launch of Centers for Youth Dialogue Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    Launch of Centers for Youth Dialogue Program

    The American people have provided $150,000 to ILPI to run programs at two youth centers in Stone Town and Kikwajuni. The goals of the project include: to build trust between communities, police, and the government, with a focus on youth; to provide training for youth on... 

  • EID AL-ADHA MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    Eid Al-Adha Message from President Obama

    As the annual Hajj pilgrimage concludes in Mecca, Michelle and I would like to send our best wishes to Muslims in America and around the world on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, and particularly to returning pilgrims on the successful fulfillment of a central pillar of your faith.... 

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