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  • 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellow Christelle Bay and U.S. Embassy staff with University of Yaounde I’s Club of American Studies (CAS) students at the U.S. Embassy on May 27, 2015.

    YALI Alumna and Embassy Welcome Students

    On May 27, the U.S. Embassy welcomed 28 members of the University of Yaounde I’s Club of American Studies (CAS) for a series of briefings on U.S.-Cameroon bilateral relations, including Mission activities and programs. They were briefed on those subjects by POL/ECON Chief Bianca Menendez, PAO Roberto Quiroz II and others

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  • Guests at the dinner in honor of Luc Mbah A Moute at Ambassador Michael S. Hoza's residence on May 21, 2015.

    Ambassador Hosts Dinner for NBA Player Luc Mbah

    On May 21, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza hosted a dinner in honor of Luc Mbah a Moute, Cameroonian NBA basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers, for his extraordinary achievements, leadership, and dedication to empower Cameroonian youth through sports.

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  • Regional Facilities Manager Mr. Kevin Mallek and Lead Inspector of Pedagogy Dr. Michael Nkwenti responded to questions from Ms. Mbolle on the importance of technical and vocational education at CRTV’s “Monday Show” evening program recorded on May 18, 2015

    U.S. Official Promotes Vocational Training

    On May 18, Cameroon Radio and Television (CRTV) welcomed U.S. Embassy and Cameroon Ministry of Basic Education officials to its “Monday Show” evening program. They were interviewed by Ms. Rose Epie Mbolle. . Regional Facilities Manager Mr. Kevin Mallek and Lead Inspector of Pedagogy Dr. Michael Nkwenti responded to questions.

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  • Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II with Pinnacle of Success International School students at the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde on May 18, 2015.

    Students Celebrate Cameroon’s National Day

    The U.S. Embassy welcomed Head Teacher Mrs. Ngi Maria Ndamo, five teachers, and 28 elementary school students from the Pinnacle of Success International School in Yaounde to celebrate Cameroon's National Day, which will be observed on May 20. They were welcomed by Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and James Baldwin IRC staff.

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  • "Morning Safari" hostesses Tabe Ebhanga Enonchong, Olivia Tumanjong, and Welisane Mokwe Nkeng interview Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Assistant Regional Security Officer Nick Castellano at the CRTV studios on May 13, 2015.

    CRTV “Morning Safari” Welcomes Embassy Officials

    Cameroon Radio and Television welcomed Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Assistant Regional Security Officer Nick Castellano, to its “Morning Safari” early morning program. They were welcomed by program hostesses Olivia Tumanjong, Welisane Mokwe Nkeng, and Tabe Ebhanga Enonchong.

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  • Ambassador Michael S. Hoza (center) welcomes 2014 and 2015 YALI/Mandela Washington Fellows.
    Ambassador Welcomes YALI Participants

    On May 12, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza and U.S. Embassy officials welcomed 12 Cameroonians selected for the 2015 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington (MW) Fellows Program for a pre-departure session. The event also welcomed alumni from the 2014 YALI class, who shared their stories with the selectees and urged them to maximize opportunities presented by the YALI exchange program to return home and contribute towards Cameroon’s development by partnering with their fellow citizens.  Read more »

  • U.S. Embassy Medical Attaché James Fulton is welcomed by Yaounde Emergency Center Director Dr. Bitang a Mafok and over 300 Cameroonian doctors, nurses, and hospital staff on May 12, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    USA Donates Equipment to Yaounde Emergency Center

    On May 12, U.S. Embassy Medical Attaché James Fulton donated on behalf of the American people $40,000 USD worth of specialized surgical equipment to the Yaounde Emergency Center, which was constructed with funding from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in partnership with the Republic of Cameroon’s Ministry of Health. Mr. Fulton was joined by KOICA’s Dr. Jeong Joongsik and his colleagues from the Republic of Korea. They were welcomed by Yaounde Emergency Center Director Dr. Bitang a Mafok and over 300 Cameroonian doctors, nurses, and hospital staff.  Read more »

  • Prime Minister Philemon Yang welcomes senior Cameroonian officials, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza and the U.S. delegation for a launching event for the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) in Cameroon on May 11, 2015.
    USA Launches Global Health Security Agenda in Cameroon

    On May 11, 2015, the United States of America launched the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) in the Republic of Cameroon at a program was hosted at Prime Minister Philemon Yang’s office in Yaounde. The U.S. delegation was led by Ambassador S. Hoza, accompanied by representatives from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Department of Defense, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  Read more »

  • U.S. Embassy Political and Economic Officer Connor O’Steen delivers remarks at the Carton Rouge Youth event held at the Palais du Sports in Yaounde on May 9, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    USA Participates at Carton Rouge Youth Event

    On the May 9, U.S. Embassy Political and Economic Officer Connor O’Steen joined over 7,000 youth for the Carton Rouge event at the Palais du Sports in Yaounde, where he delivered a speech reaffirming the United States of America’s commitment to promote wildlife preservation. In his remarks, Mr. O'Steen noted: “As tomorrow's leaders, it is great to see today's youth assume leadership responsibilities, including to save this regions precious wildlife… We still have time to save Cameroon’s tragically dwindling elephant population.  Read more »

  • Ambassador Michael S. Hoza joins Cameroonian officials at the announcement of $40 million USD support for the region. [USEYde Photo]
    The United States of America offers $40 million in security assistance to Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria

    On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza announced the United States’ support to Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria with a $40 million dollar assistance package over three years to directly aid efforts to counter Boko Haram and ensuring security in the Lake Chad Basin region. The announcement was made on the launch of the Global Security Contingency Fund to Counter-Boko Haram program. “This is a firm, concrete, and clear testament to the United States of America’s commitment to support your efforts, your ideas, and your leadership in ensuring security in the Lake Chad Basin region,” stated Ambassador Hoza today.   Read more »

  • Mrs. Ikunde Njomo, Divisional Delegate for Secondary Education in Fako, congratulates Spelling Bee winner Netongo Charity. [USEYde Photo]
    U.S. Embassy Hosts Spelling Bee Competition in Limbe

    On May 6, over 700 students, teachers, pedagogic inspectors, and Ministry of Secondary Education officials gathered in the multipurpose hall of the Government High School (GHS) in Limbe to witness the first Spelling Bee event in the South West Region of Cameroon. Organized by the U.S Embassy in Yaounde, in partnership with the delegation for secondary education, and the Cameroon English Language and Literature Teachers Association (CAMELTA), the Limbe Spelling Bee competition brought together 24 candidates from eight schools of the Fako division.   Read more »

  • Joan Minor Jazz Band performs at the Ambassador's residence on April 29, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    Ambassador Hosts Joan Minor Jazz Concert

    On April 29, in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza hosted a concert at his residence performed by the Joan Minor band. The program welcomed over 120 guests including senior Government of the Republic of Cameroon ministers, officials, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Chargés D'Affaires, members from the international diplomatic corps, and senior Cameroonian members from the private sector, media, civil society, academia, and NGOs.  Read more »

  • Cameroonian Minister of Health André Mama Fouda and U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza arrive at the ceremony on April 27, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    USA Supports Construction of National Public Health Laboratory

    On Monday, April 27, 2015, U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza lauded the Government of the Republic of Cameroon for establishing a National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), a landmark achievement for progress in laboratory medicine in Cameroon implemented with the partnership of the United States of America. The Institution will be housed in a former laboratory/warehouse and the renovation project was launched together with the Cameroonian Minister of Health, André Mama Fouda.  Read more »

  • Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II welcomes Pharaoh Secondary School students to the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé on April 29, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    U.S. Embassy Welcomes Students

    On April 29, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed 30 students from the Pharaoh Secondary School to the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC) for a series of English teaching programs. Welcoming the students, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II thanked them for visiting the U.S. Mission and congratulated their commitment to pursue an education. "President Obama has made youth outreach and education a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy because you are the ones who will build the future of the African continent through your own ideas and contributions. This is a message reaffirmed here in Cameroon by Ambassador Michael S. Hoza.  Read more »

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