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    Ambassador Reception for Medical Community

    On September 26, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza welcomed over 80 guests to a reception held at his residence in honor of Cameroon’s medical community. The distinguished guests included Minister of Health Andre Mama Fouda. Read more.

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    Embassy Official Addresses English L. T. Workshop

    On September 25, 2014, U.S. Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer, Merlyn Schultz visited the Yaounde Pilot Linguistic Center to meet with English language teachers participating in a professional development workshop.

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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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    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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    Exchange Program Opportunity for Professional Training and Academic Study

    The Public Affairs Section of the U. S. Embassy in Cameroon is seeking highly qualified candidates for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship and J.W. Fulbright programs for the 2016/2017 academic year.   Read more »

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    U.S. Embassy Partners with Cameroonians 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. In his remarks, Mr. Thome underscored the United States’ support for Cameroonian organizations and communities through the Self Help and Julia Taft grant programs.  Read more »

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    Bafut Community in Washington Honors Partnership in Cultural Preservation

    On September 16, over 50 members of Cameroon’s Bafut community in Washington, D.C., and the states of Maryland and Virginia 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 to preserve the architectural heritage of The Achum House at the Bafut Palace. The project is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).   Read more »

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    U.S. Cosponsors Event Highlighting the Minamata Convention on Mercury

    On September 24, 2014, the United States, Japan, Uruguay, and Switzerland co-hosted today a ceremony on the margins of the UN General Assembly to highlight the 2013 Minamata Convention on Mercury and encourage countries to implement and join that Convention.   Read more »

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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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