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  • English Access award recipients with Mr. John Taylor, Director of the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Douala.

    Cameroonian Youth Earn English Access Scholarships

    On March 25, the U.S. Embassy launched the second group of English Access Microscholarship Programs at the American Language Center (ALC) in Douala. Mr. John Taylor, Director of the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Douala, awarded scholarships to forty students selected for the program.

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  • Société Générale of France official Mr. Phillips Lee signs agreement at the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (MINEPAT) in Yaounde on March 18, 2015.

    Cameroon, USA, and France Partner for Water Project

    A consortium of two U.S. companies, General Electric and Environmental Chemical Corp., in coordination with CAMWATER, the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources and the Ministry of Economy, signed a $62 million loan agreement to finance the Emergency Clean Water project.

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  • Ambassador Michael S. Hoza with senior Cameroonian and American military officials.

    USNS Spearhead Visits Cameroon

    The USNS Spearhead recently paid a port visit to Douala, Cameroon. This ship serves to carry out multinational cooperation with detection and response capabilities, among others.

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  • (from left to right) DCM Gregory Thome, Jeanine Fankam, Cathy Koum , Pélagie Ngo’nana, Bouba Monglo and a view  of the books

    Embassy Donates 40 Books to Women journalists

    The U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé donated three dozens of Nouveaux Horizons books to JAFEC, a female journalist association. Deputy Chief of Mission Gregory Thome chaired the ceremony and congratulated the association for its efforts in promoting professionalism and women journalists.

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  • Group picture of all the participants.

    Techwomen Alumni Host Symposium

    On March 10, alumni from the 2014 TechWomen exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State welcomed 80 women and girls interested in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields in a workshop as part of activities to commemorate Women’s History Month 2015.

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  • Cultural Affairs Assistant Olivia Mukam with Mandela Washington Fellows Zoneziwoh Mbongulo, Hilda Bih, and Christelle Chongwain, and Ministry of Women’s Empowerment delegate Mrs Moffah and Chief of Service Mrs Kendemeh. [USEYde Photo]
    Mandela Washington Fellows (YALI) organize a Youth Dialogue on Post2015 Agenda

    On March 20, 2015, the U.S Embassy in Cameroon supported a two-day seminar organized by three Mandela Washington Fellows (YALI) from Cameroon, with the participation of 40 youth-organization leaders from around the country. The aim of the Youth dialogue was to include youth and women’s voices in the U.N Post2015 development agenda.  Read more »

  • Secretary General of the North Region Tegni Fidele, Cultural Affairs Officer Merlyn Schultz and Counterpart International, Country Director, Desire Yameogo observe children’s dance in honor of visiting party. [USYde Photo]
    U.S. Mission Promotes Youth Outreach in North Region

    On March 5-6, Cultural Affairs Officer Merlyn Schultz visited Badjouma Radier and Sanguere Paul in the North Region to conduct outreach with youth, interfaith groups, and women. She was welcomed by the governor, secretary general, teachers, and over 1,000 community members. The Cultural Attaché’s trip reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthen public diplomacy outreach in Cameroon’s northern region, and follows Ambassador Michael S. Hoza’s recent visit to the governor and the region last month.  Read more »

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    U.S. Official Visits University of Yaounde II

    On February 28, visiting U.S. official Ms. Tijen Aybar visited the University of Yaounde II, where she met with over 75 students to discuss American foreign policy priorities to promote the empowerment of youth, women and girls. Ms. Aybar serves as Public Diplomacy Country Affairs Officer for Central Africa at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., and she visited Cameroon from February 26 through March 2, 2015.   Read more »

  • Champion of the second annual spelling Bee Douala 2015 Fowomene Devaloire
    Spelling Bee Event Crowns New Champion in Douala

    On March 18, 2015, the U.S. Embassy organized the second edition of the Spelling Bee competition in Douala at Lycee Polyvalent de Bonaberi. Close to 600 guests including pedagogic inspectors, teachers, school administrators and the media attended the event. Thirty candidates representing 10 Douala-based secondary schools participated in the competition.  Read more »

  • (From left to right) DCM Gregory Thome, Jeanine Fankam, Cathy Koum , Pélagie Ngo’nana, Bouba Monglo and a view  of the books.
    Embassy Donates 40 Books to Women journalists

    On march 15, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé donated three dozens of Nouveaux Horizons books to JAFEC (journalistes d ’action et femmes de Coeur”, a female journalist association created in 2008. The Deputy Chief of mission Gregory Thome chaired the ceremony and congratulated the association for its efforts in promoting professionalism and women journalists.  Read more »

  • U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza joins Spanish Ambassador Cabanas, Swiss Ambassador Altermatt, Cameroonian officials and community members to celebrate the inauguration of the  water well
    Ambassador Joins Partners for Development

    On March 10, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza joined Spanish Ambassador Cabanas and Swiss Ambassador Altermatt to celebrate the inauguration of the 1,492nd water well installed in Cameroon by the Saint Martin Foundation, a Swiss NGO. The water well was installed in the village of Okoa in Soa, and it will provide clean drinking water for approximately 200 people.  Read more »

  • US & Cameroon Celebrate International Women's Day

    On March 8, members from the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé joined Cameroonians in a march celebrating International Women’s Day sponsored with the high patronage of First Lady Chantal Biya. Representing the First Lady at the event was Her Excellency Marie Therese Abena, Minister of Women’s Empowerment and the Family. Marchers included Cameroonians from all sectors and regions, especially women, who heralded banners supporting women’s rights, education, empowerment, and development.   Read more »

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