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    Techwomen Cameroon Alumni Return from USA

    On January 21, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé received the distinguished visit of five participants from the TechWomen program sponsored by the American people through the U.S. Department of State following their six-week visit to the United States.

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    Agents of Change, Not Objects of Aid

    The U.S. Embassy in Cameroon, Cultural Affairs Officer and Cultural Affairs Assistant, received Anne Gregory, an American artist based in Durham, U.S., and Obolo Pascale, Chief Editor of Afrika DAA in Paris, France to present them with a grant to support their project with African Action on AIDS.

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    Media Interview Highlights U.S. Immigration

    On January 15, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II conducted an interview with Mr. Aboudi Ottou from major Cameroonian newspaper “Integration” to discuss President Obama’s executive action last November to address the status of approximately four million undocumented immigrants.

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    U.S. Mission Receives R.E.A. Coordinator

    The U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé was pleased to welcome Nancy Keteku, the Regional EducationUSA Advising Coordinator for Central and West Africa, on a one-week visit to Cameroon. During her stay, Mrs. Keteku participated in several events organized by Richard Ewane, the EducationUSA Advisor.

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    Ark Jammers Concert for Unity & Peace Press C.

    On January 7, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Press Assistant Isabelle Kame-Domguia joined Ark Jammers president and CEO Avline and Christophe Ava; Fidele Djebba, president of NGO “Rayons du Soleil;” and renowned Cameroonian musician Andre Manga for a press conference.

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    Cameroonian Editor Returns from USA

    On January 8, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed Cameroonian editor Priscille Moadougou following her recent three week trip to the United States of America under the Edward R. Murrow International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP). Ms. Moadougou serves as Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Mutations,” one of the largest private newspapers in Cameroon. Her program was focused on the theme “Examining the rights and responsibilities of a free press in a democracy.”  Read more »

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    Ambassador Hosts “Promote” Reception for Entrepreneurs

    On December 10, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza hosted a reception at his residence for over 60 Cameroonian entrepreneurs, government officials, and foreign investors participating in this week’s PROMOTE exhibition in Yaoundé. PROMOTE is the largest triennial business gathering and all sector exhibition in the Central Africa region, and welcomes investors, importers, exporters, bankers, brokers as well as governments’ trade and investment promotion agencies to invest in Cameroon.   Read more »

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    U.S. Mission Promotes Student Civic Education

    On December 17, U.S. Embassy Political and Economic Section officer Nancy Schmidt-Jones participated in the inauguration ceremony of the regional office for the “Democracy Incubator (DI) Project” for the Center Region at Government Bilingual High School (GBHS) Etoug Ebe. This Project was funded by the U.S. Government’s Democracy and Human Rights Fund (DHRF) and implemented by the nongovernmental organization Community Awareness and Development Association Cameroon (CADAC).   Read more »

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    AFRICOM Commander Visits Cameroon; Underscores Security Partnership

    General David M. Rodriguez, Commander of U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), visited Yaoundé, Cameroon on December 10-11, where he met with the President of the Republic, His Excellency Paul Biya, Minister of Defense Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o, and other senior Government of the Republic of Cameroon officials.   Read more »

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    Cameroon Launches AWEP Chapter

    On December 9, private sector leaders launched Cameroon’s first Africa Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) Chapter during a ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé. The event featured a video message from Washington, D.C. for AWEP members by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Bisa Williams. It also welcomed U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza, Minister Marie Therese Abena Ondoa, Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and the Family, and Elisabeth Tchoungui, Freelance Journalist operating in France. 

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    U.S. Mission Promotes Education in Douala

    On November 13, 2014, Douala III Mayor, Mr. Job Kwapnang, hosted U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II, Cultural Affairs Specialist Gladys Viban, and Information Resource Center Director Mathias Tientcheu for a donation ceremony of 250 Nouveaux Horizons books to the Douala III municipal library. The event was attended by over 200 community members.   Read more »

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    Ambassador Meets North West Region Governor

    On November 10, North West Region Governor, His Excellency Adolphe Lele Lafrique Deben Tchoffo welcomed U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza at his office in Bamenda. The Ambassador underscored the United States' ties of friendship with the people of the region, and noted his commitment to further strengthen educational, cultural, youth, and other programs.  Read more »

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