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  • Ambassador Hoza visits site of elephant massacre in 2012 at the Bouba N’djida National Park.

    Wildlife Protection: National Security Priority

    Ambassador Hoza: "Even as Cameroon combats threats to its national security from Boko Haram, there is yet another threat to its national security: the killing of Cameroonian elephants. Cameroon is home to magnificent wildlife, including the most treasured endangered species." Read full text.

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  • Dr. Etoundi Mballa from the Ministry of Public Health explored historical perspectives on emergency care in Cameroon and his vision for the future. [USEYde Photo]

    International Emergency Medicine Symposium

    On February 26, Ambassador Hoza welcomed over 50 guests at the International Emergency Medicine Symposium hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé. Among the 50 participants were ambassadors, senior officials, diplomats, NGOs, and health practitioners from several countries.

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  • PAO Roberto Quiroz II welcomes guests and Mr. Jean-Francois Cheuwa to the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé on February 24, 2015.

    Book Discussion Highlights Colin Powell

    On February 24, 2015, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed to the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC) over 40 students, teachers and civil society leaders for a discussion celebrating Black History Month and the life of Colin Powell.

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  • (left to right): Ms. Mairama Haman Bello, Mayor of Garoua II Mr. Barkindo Ibrahima, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II, and Senior Press Assistant Thomas Bouba.

    U.S. Embassy Welcomes Garoua II Mayor

    On February 19, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed the distinguished visit of Mr. Barkindo Ibrahima, Mayor of Garoua II, and Ms. Mairama Haman Bello, Municipal Counselor of Garoua II. They were met by Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Senior Press Assistant Thomas Bouba.

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  • (left to right):  U.S. Embassy team welcomes RELO - IRC Director Mathias Tientcheu, Cultural Attaché Merlyn Schultz,  Deputy Chief of Mission Gregory D. Thome, Mr. Scott Chiverton, Press Attaché Nicole Estey, and Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II.

    Cameroon Welcomes Regional English L.Officer

    U.S. Embassy Yaoundé welcomed Regional English Language Officer (RELO) Scott Chiverton for a series of programs from February 16 through 22, 2015. Mr. Chiverton is based out of the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, and oversees English teaching programs.

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    USAID-supported HIV Research Featured in International Journal

    Accra, Ghana – The U.S. Government, acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Center for AIDS Research, the Foundation for AIDS Research, and the National Institutes of Health, announces the release of a special issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) titled “HIV Risks and Vulnerabilities among Key Populations in West and Central Africa—Evidence to Inform HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care.”   Read full text (PDF - 322KB) »

  • Ambassador Hoza visits site of elephant massacre in 2012 at the Bouba N’djida National Park. [USEYde Photo]
    Ambassador Promotes Wildlife Preservation at Bouba N'djida National Park

    Ambassador Michael S. Hoza recently visited the Bouba N’djida National Park in the North Region of Cameroon to promote regional security and wildlife conservation cooperation between the United States of America and the Republic of Cameroon. He was accompanied by Dirck Byler from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Ameliah Croft from the Bureau of African Affairs, and U.S. Embassy officials.  Read more »

  • Dr. Etoundi Mballa from the Ministry of Public Health explored historical perspectives on emergency care in Cameroon and his vision for the future.
    U.S. Embassy Yaoundé hosts International Emergency Medicine Symposium

    On February 26, 2015, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza welcomed over 50 guests at the International Emergency Medicine Symposium hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé. Among the 50 participants were ambassadors, senior officials, diplomats, non-government organizations, and health practitioners from Cameroon, Israel, the Republic of Korea, Germany, France, Israel, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, and the United States of America.  Read more »

  • Lamido of Rey Bouba representative and community welcomes Ambassador Michael S. Hoza on February 12, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    Ambassador Visits Rey Bouba in North Region

    On February 12, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza visited Rey Bouba in the North Region, where he was welcomed by a representative of Lamido Abdoulaye Aboubakary and members of the community. The Ambassador’s visit included meetings with local officials, traditional leaders, security officers, residents of the region, and Cameroonian journalists who provided media coverage for his visit, to whom he underscored the United States’ commitment to partner with Cameroonians in their goals and efforts to promote security and combat wildlife trafficking.   Read more »

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    Ambassador Promotes Education in Garoua

    On February 9, 2015, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza conducted two education outreach programs in Garoua, where he was joined by local officials, including Governor of the North Region Mr. Jean Ariel Abate, Mayor of Garoua 1 Council Mr. Mohamadou Kaou, and American Corner Coordinator Mr. Harouna Ahmadou. At the American Corner, the Ambassador donated a set of technical equipment including laptops, iPads, printers, computers, DVD players, wifi kits, a Smart TV, during a ceremony attended by over 100 residents of the city and Cameroonian officials.  Read more »

  • RELO Scott Chiverton and CAO Merlyn Schultz with Champion and Runner up of the Spelling Bee
    Spelling Bee Enhances Language Acquisition in Cameroon

    On February 18, 2015, the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon organized the 4th Annual Spelling Bee competition at College International La Gaieté in Yaounde. Fifty-six students from 14 secondary schools participated in the 4th annual Spelling Bee in Yaounde organized by the U.S. Embassy.   Read more »

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    America’s Partnership Supports Cameroon’s Security

    "Boko Haram is committing crimes against humanity and must be stopped. Boko Haram is perverting the teachings of a great religion, and wrongly using Islam to justify the murder of innocents; this must stop. Boko Haram’s savagery and violence against innocents is unconscionable and must be stopped..." Read full text.  Read more »

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