Powerful US Legislators Coming to Tanzania

Coming to America? No. This time US Legislators are ‘Coming to Africa!’

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Tanzania is about to receive a team of powerful legislators from the United States who will soon be jetting into the country.

The new Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Gregory Meeks is leading the maiden congressional delegation to Africa.  It is will also be the first of his tenure, according to the ‘The Africa Report.’

The group of seven Democratic lawmakers from the world’s most powerful country embarks for a four-nation tour that will take them to Sierra Leone, Liberia, then here in Tanzania and later on Ivory Coast.

Serving as the US representative from the state of New York since 1998, Gregory Weldon Meeks is an American lawyer and politician who is a member of the Democratic Party and has chaired the House Committee on Foreign Affairs since 2021

Meek Coming to Africa

Meeks is the first African-American lawmaker to lead the powerful committee that helps set US foreign policy.

After taking over the gavel from fellow New Yorker Eliot Engel following Engel’s defeat in the 2020 Democratic primary, Meeks vowed to put sub-Saharan Africa “on the front-burner” of US foreign policymaking after the continent was perceived as getting short shrift under President Donald Trump.

Also in the delegation of the seven members of the United States Congress is Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American Muslim woman to become legislator.

They are from the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee, which helps to set the US foreign policy, will make a tour of 4 African nations, including Tanzania

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  1. Mariam says

    Mashallah to our sister I am Mariam Adam from Toronto Canada we have the only Somali girl who is humanitarian and build many people in Tanzania out Sister honourable Ilham to meet Ms Zaina Ansell owner of http://www.zaratours.com http://www.zaracharity.com more power to women who are powerful to collaborate to help other women abd children around the world
    We call her Mama Zara. Top 100 women in Africa she was honour by united nation and top 10 executive she one of them too many awards
    Dined out meet her you will be on top of Mount Kilimanjaro My dear sister she did for 35 years never stop the COVID did not stop her
    People abd help other motives her
    Mariam Adam from Canada 🇨🇦 form Somali back ground I am an activist for the rights of everyone

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