Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Increased police checkpoints in the Pwani region

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of an increased Tanzanian security presence in the Pwani coastal region, about 100km south of Dar es Salaam, following an attack on police by unknown assailants on April 13. Additional checkpoints are in place, particularly on highways and in towns, and on April 14, 2017, police announced that the use of motorcycles is banned at night throughout the region, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council