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  • Secondary Students Return from Academic Year in the U.S. (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    Students Return from Year in US Secondary Schools

    Nineteen Tanzanian secondary school students who recently completed a year-long academic exchange in the United States visited the U.S. Embassy this week and met with Deputy Chief of Mission Virginia M. Blaser. The students attended U.S. secondary schools through the Department of State’s...

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  • YES Exchange Students To Begin Study Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    YES Exchange Students To Begin Study Program

    A group of 19 high school students will arrive in the United States this week to participate in the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. The students will study in the U.S. for one academic year from August 2015 through June 2016...

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  • US firms join MCC on Trade & Investment Mission  (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    US firms join MCC on Trade & Investment Mission

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has teamed up with the Department of Commerce to lead 10 U.S. companies on a trade and investment mission to Tanzania and Malawi from May 31 to June 5, 2015...

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  • The Path to an AIDS-Free Generation in Tanzania (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)

    The Path to an AIDS-Free Generation in Tanzania

    On World AIDS Day 2014, nearly 35 years into the global AIDS epidemic, Tanzania has come a long way. Working closely over the past 10 years with the Government of Tanzania and other partners, we have helped to reduce the number of people infected with HIV/AIDS throughout the country...

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  • Wildlife Tourism and Community Development (Image: U.S. Department of State)
    Wildlife Tourism and Community Development

    [By-Liner: Amb Childress] World Tourism Day on September 27 provides an opportunity to reflect on the benefits and impact of wildlife conservation and tourism on local communities and on Tanzania as a nation... 

  • Amb. Childress Hosts Tanzanian YALI Fellows (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    Amb. Childress Hosts Tanzanian YALI Fellows

    U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress recently invited the 21 Tanzanian Fellows participating in President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) to his residence for a pre-departure reception... 

  • Embassy Dar Proudly Welcomes Amb. Childress (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    Embassy Dar Proudly Welcomes Amb. Childress

    Ambassador Mark Childress presented his credentials as United States Ambassador to Tanzania to President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete on May 22, 2014. Ambassador Childress has served in a variety of policy, legal, and technical positions throughout his professional career... 

  • 34 Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn-In  (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    34 Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn-In

    On April 24, 2014 at the United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam, the U. S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Virginia M. Blaser, swore in thirty-four Peace Corps Volunteers to their two years of service in Tanzania... 

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