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    Ambassador Partners with Basketball Federation

    On September 20, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza attended the Cameroonian Basketball Federation’s (FECABASKET) finals games at the “Grande Salle du Palais Polyvalent des Sports de Yaoundé” at the invitation of the organization.

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  • Cultural Affairs Officer Merlyn Schultz, Fulbright Scholar Dr. Lawrence Ayong, and Fulbright Program Coordinator Gerald Chilla

    Fulbright Scholar Promotes Malaria Eradication

    On September 19, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed Fulbright Scholar Dr. Lawrence Ayong of “Centre Pasteur” Cameroon to share his academic experiences under the Fulbright program in the United States.

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    Embassy Welcomes National Communication Council

    On September 18, the U.S. Embassy received the distinguished visit of National Communication Council (NCC) Acting President Mr. Peter Essoka, and his staff Secretary General Jean Tobie Hond, Communications Officer Mr. Alain Denis Mbezele, and Secretary Elias Beteck.

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    U.S. Embassy Partners to Promote Development

    On September 17, Deputy Chief of Mission Gregory D. Thome welcomed representatives from seven organizations representing different regions of Cameroon to present them with $75,000 USD in Self Help and Julia Taft grants.

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  • Bafut community in the United States with former U.S. Embassy Staff

    Bafut Honors Cultural Preservation Partnership

    On September 16, over 50 members of Cameroon’s Bafut community in the United States honored Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and former U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Robert P. Jackson for his support for a $61,400 cultural preservation project.

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    Ambassador Meets with African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) Alumni in Douala

    On September 8, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza was welcomed by African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) alumni at the residence of Caroline Kendem Sack, who serves as AWEP Cameroon Chapter President. The meeting also included Chapter Vice President Maréme Malong Samb, Treasurer Fernanda Coelho Furtado, Secretary General Marie-Paule Niat, and Josiane Mbakop, who returned from the United States two weeks ago from participating in the program.  Read more »

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    U.S. Embassy Welcomes Civil Society Members

    On September 9, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed 33 Cameroonian civil society representatives for a networking assembly. The gathering was organized by the NGOs themselves, to exchange ideas and to strengthen their own efforts to promote human rights, education, health, civic participation, and the empowerment of youth, women and girls. In his welcome remarks, Deputy Chief of Mission Gregory D. Thome underscored the United States’ commitment to partner with civil society in their efforts to strengthen communities.  Read more »

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    Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield Visits Cameroon

    Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield traveled to Yaoundé, Cameroon from September 5 through 6, 2014. The Assistant Secretary’s visit included meetings on September 5 with the President of the Republic of Cameroon, His Excellency Paul Biya, Minister of External Relations Moukoko Mbonjo, Minister Delegate for Defense Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o, and Government of Cameroon officials. Her trip and discussions followed on the heels of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by President Obama last month in Washington, D.C.  Read more »

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    U.S. Mission & Cameroonians Celebrate International Literacy Day

    On September 9, the United States partnered with Cameroonians to celebrate “International Literacy Day 2014.” U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Information Resource Center Program Assistant Mabel Foncham-Chingang visited the COSBIE School Complex in Yaoundé to join Ministry of Education, school officials, and students in a program of activities to donate over 100 children’s books in English and French to promote education under the theme “Literacy and Sustainable Development: Inspire Kids to Think Big – Reading Can Change Your Life.”  Read more »

  • U.S. Embassy Health Care Provider Donald H. Lish and staff partner with Cameroonian medical providers during Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training session held at the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé on September 10, 2014.
    U.S. Embassy Partners with Cameroonians to Promote Health

    On September 10, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed 52 medical professionals from Cameroon’s health sector to a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training session. The program included Cameroonian doctors and nurses who partnered with the U.S Embassy staff to receive CPR training to provide for their patients and communities.  Read more »

  • Teacher Mrs.Dama Clotilde Litu welcomed by Embassy Staff.
    Cameroonian Teacher to Visit the United States

    On September 11, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed teacher Mrs. Dama Clotilde Litu before her departure for the United States under the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Mrs. Litu has six years of English teaching experience at the Lycée Classique et Moderne d’Ebolowa, Collège Jean Paul II and Collège Saint-Coeur de Marie in Mbalmayo.   Read more »

  • IRC Reference Librarian Edna Enyeji welcomes program participants
    U.S. Embassy Welcomes English Teachers for Webinar Program

    On September 10, the U.S. Embassy’s James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC) hosted 25 Cameroonian English language teachers and pedagogic inspectors for the viewing of Module 1 series of the “Shaping the Way We Teach English” webinar course number 14. The program is titled "Teachers Helping Teachers: Peer Observation for Professional Development,” and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  Read more »

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