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United States | Deterioration of Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Tanzania

United States – The United States government is deeply concerned over escalating attacks and legislative actions by the Government of Tanzania that violate civil liberties and human rights, creating an atmosphere of violence, intimidation, and discrimination. We are troubled by the continued arrests and harassment of marginalized persons, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, … Continue reading United States | Deterioration of Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Tanzania

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN:   It’s a great honor for me to stand here today, and it’s a solemn day on which we gather. I have had the honor of speaking at events like this.  I speak at our embassies when I travel around the world, and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

U.S. Department of State News: Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Today, on the twentieth anniversary of the bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, we remember the victims of these terrorist attacks.  These bombings, carried out by al-Qaida, resulted in more than 250 deaths and nearly 5,000 injuries.  We … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Department of State To Host Commemoration for the 20th Anniversary of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy, and other senior State Department officials will gather with survivors and families of the victims in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombings of the U.S. Embassies in … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Department of State To Host Commemoration for the 20th Anniversary of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

U.S. Department of State News: African Women Entrepreneurs Expand Business Networks in the United States

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Twenty-two women entrepreneurs from 13 African countries arrive in the United States this week to connect with their American counterparts and accelerate the growth of their businesses.  The businesswomen in this year’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) join a network that has created thousands … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: African Women Entrepreneurs Expand Business Networks in the United States

Tanzania to auction 3 tons of hippo teeth, despite criticism

JOHANNESBURG/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Authorities in Tanzania plan an auction of 3.5 tons of hippo teeth next week, drawing criticism from conservation groups who say the sale could encourage increased killing of the species for its body parts. Tanzanian wildlife authorities say licensed dealers on Monday can bid for the 12,500 pieces of hippo teeth at … Continue reading Tanzania to auction 3 tons of hippo teeth, despite criticism