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    Cameroonian Alumnus Hosts Information Session

    On August 18, 2016, the U.S. Embassy welcomed 25 youth who participated in a youth exchange program led by Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) alumnus Nsoh Nde Fofang. The Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program event was held at the IRC and was titled “Learning to Code with SCRATCH.”

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  • Representative for the Minister for Secondary Education, Mr. Ebone Paul, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II, and Mrs. Catherine Moto Zeh, National President CAMELTA, join program participants at the Catholic University of Central Africa in Yaounde on August 9, 2016.

    USA Promotes Training for English Language Teachers

    A delegation from the U.S. Embassy led by Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II, IRC Director Mathias Tientcheu, and IRC Librarian Mabel Foncham-Chingang joined members from the Cameroon English Language and Literature Teachers Association for the opening session of their annual general assembly meeting.

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  • Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Cultural Affairs Specialist Gerald Chilla welcome Dr. Yvonne Iden Ngwa to the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde on August 9, 2016.

    Cameroonian Scholar Visits the USA

    The U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed Dr. Yvonne Iden Ngwa, who is a senior lecturer on American Literature at the English Department of the Higher Teacher Training School of Yaounde. She was met by Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Cultural Affairs Specialist Gerald Chilla...

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  • The United States Marine Corps presentation of the colors with Minister of External Relations LeJeune Mbella Mbella and Ambassador Hoza.

    Embassy Celebrates USA Independence Day

    On June 30 2016, the U.S. Embassy Yaoundé hosted its annual celebration of the Independence of the United States of America for 1000 guests. The theme of the 240th anniversary party was “Milestones in Presidential Elections” with the unveiling of a vintage collection of U.S. Presidential candidate campaign posters...

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  • Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM), Matthew Smith addressed members of Parliament in the National Assembly on U.S. – Cameroon efforts to promote gender equality.

    Women’s Empowerment: A Mutual Objective

    At the invitation of the Parliamentary Network for Gender Promotion, the U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM), Matthew Smith addressed members of Parliament in the National Assembly on U.S. – Cameroon efforts to promote gender equality.

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Embassy News

  • Program participants at the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde on June 15, 2016.
    P.C. Volunteers Empower Girls Through Sports

    On June 15, 2016, as part of the U.S. Embassy’s Gender Equity Working Group programming, Peace Corps Cameroon volunteers gave presentations on their work at the grassroots levels to mobilize adolescent girls and young women to improve healthy lifestyles.   Read more »

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    USA Donates Security Equipment

    On June 4, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza donated security equipment at a ceremony held at the Gendarmerie Academy in Yaounde. The event was attended by Secretary of State for Defense in Charge of the Gendarmerie Jean Baptiste Bokam, U.S. security instructor Robert Stout, U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer Christian Ehrhardt, and members of Cameroon’s security and police forces.  Read more »

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    U.S. Embassy Welcomes Richard Kings

    On June 6, the U.S. Embassy welcomed renowned Cameroonian musician Richard Kings, who was met by Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Medical Attaché James Fulton. Mr. Kings was the guest performer at a farewell ceremony for Mr. Fulton hosted by U.S. Embassy staff on June 3. During their meeting, Mr. Quiroz and Mr. Fulton lauded Mr. Kings talent as “inspirational to Cameroonian youth,” adding that “you are an example of the extraordinary and abundant talent found right here in Cameroon.  Read more »

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    Cameroonian Selected for U.S. Naval Academy

    On June 6, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde bid “bon voyage” to Mr. Stephane Ezechiel Mekoua, who will be a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) at Annapolis, Maryland. He will start his education and training this month.  Read more »

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    U.S. Embassy Welcomes Human Rights Leader

    On June 2, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed Cameroonian human rights leader Ms. Alice Nkom and Mr. Yann Gwett. They were met by Political and Economic Counselor David Brownstein, USAID representative Clinton Trout, and Political and Economic Assistant Jacques Kateu. Mr. Brownstein said: “The United States is proud to partner with Alice Nkom, a human rights leader globally renowned for her dedication and commitment to advancing the human rights and dignity of every person.  Read more »

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    U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Cameroon are recommended to register with Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) in order to receive security messages and other important information in the event of an emergency.

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    Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recent Increase of Criminal Incidents.

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  • New Multimedia Center [USEYde Photo]

    The James Baldwin Information Resources Center has been renovated. Visit the Center to benefit from the new Multimedia Center,  a renewed book collection and lots of online resource. Read More.