Obama Hails Tanzania Over Regional Security


During his visit to Dar es Salaam, U.S. President Barack Obama commended President Jakaya Kikwete and the people of Tanzania for their part in strengthening peace and security in the Great Lakes Region and Southern Africa.
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    Tanzania Daily News, 2 July 2013

    PRESIDENT Barack Obama of the United States has commended Tanzania for its effort to improve basic services for the people and strengthening institutions of democracy. read more »

President Obama and President Kikwete greet a crowd as they arrive at the State House in Dar es Salaam. First Lady Michelle Obama and Tanzanian First Lady Salma Kikwete follow in the background.

  • Tanzania:  Time for Dar Investors to Exploit Obama's Visit

    Tanzania Daily News, 2 July 2013

    President Barack Obama landed at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam, bringing new economic hopes for Tanzanians. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Obama Trip - Can Change Begin With Primary Schools?

    Tanzania Daily News, 2 July 2013

    WHEN a taxi driver tuned in to his radio and heard that US President Barack Obama had arrived in South Africa, on his way to Dar, he yelled loudly to cheer him, ignoring his ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Heirs Holdings Commits U.S. $2.5 Billion to Obama's Power Africa Initiative

    Tanzania Daily News, 2 July 2013

    As part of his commitment to deliver affordable and accessible power to the continent, African business leader Tony Elumelu is committing US$2.5 billion to the power sector in ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Obama's Toast At State Dinner in Tanzania

    United States Department of State, 1 July 2013

    PRESIDENT OBAMA: President Kikwete, Madam First Lady, distinguished guests -- on behalf of myself and Michelle, our delegation, our daughters -- we want to thank you for the ... read more »

  • Africa:  Fact Sheet - U.S. Efforts to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

    The White House, 1 July 2013

    Wildlife trafficking is a multi-billion dollar illicit business that is decimating Africa’s iconic animal populations. Many species -- most notably elephants and rhinoceroses ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Obama Launches Major African Trade Initiative

    United States Department of State, 1 July 2013

    President Obama on July 1 launched a major trade partnership between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa aimed at expanding trade. read more »

  • Africa:  Fact Sheet - Trade Africa

    The White House, 1 July 2013

    Today the President will announce the launch of Trade Africa, a new partnership between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa that seeks to increase internal and regional trade ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  White House Executive Order On Combating Wildlife Trafficking

    United States Department of State, 1 July 2013

    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to address the significant effects of wildlife trafficking ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Obama Arrives in Tanzania With Trade in Mind

    Voice of America, 1 July 2013

    U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the last stop on his three-nation tour of Africa. Mr. Obama will hold talks with his Tanzanian counterpart ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Obama Receives Huge Welcome in Tanzania

    Voice of America, 1 July 2013

    President Barack Obama leaves Tanzania Tuesday for Washington, ending his week-long Africa trip focused on expanding U.S. trade and investment with Africa, and on democratization. ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Obama, Tanzanian President Discuss Development, Regional Conflicts

    Voice of America, 1 July 2013

    In Tanzania, President Barack Obama and President Jakaya Kikwete have discussed plans to step up economic engagement with the continent and a "new model" for U.S. assistance. read more »

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