PRESS RELEASE: United States Welcomes Dropping of Charges against Political Opposition

UNITED STATES EMBASSY YAOUNDE PRESS RELEASE United States Welcomes Dropping of Charges against Political Opposition Saturday, October 5, 2019 The United States Embassy welcomes the decision to drop charges against Maurice Kamto and other members and supporters of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement (MRC) arrested following election protests earlier this year.  Their release from prison today is a constructive step toward relieving political tensions and affirming …

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Media Publishers Called to be Good Managers

 Keeping media outlets alive and profitable is a pressing issue for publishers, managers, and journalists in Cameroon.  Responding to this issue in light of the importance of a strong and independent press for a healthy society, the U.S. Embassy recently sent 10 media professionals to the United States for in-depth training on the business of …

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Cameroon Welcomes Returning Mandela Washington Fellows

Cameroon’s 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows, recently returned from a rigorous, six-week leadership training experience in the United States as part of the Youth African Leaders Initiative (YALI), visited the Embassy September 26th. The 18 fellows, who participated with counterparts from across the continent, presented the highlights of their time in the U.S., emphasizing the practical …

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The Charge d’Affaires’ Speech during the Closeout Ceremony of the USAID PREDICT Project

The Charge d’Affaires’ Speech during the Closeout Ceremony of the USAID PREDICT Project Tuesday, Sept 24, 2019 Your Excellency the Minister of Livestock, Fisheries, and Animal Industries; Coordinator of the Technical Committee of the National Program for the Control of Emerging and Re-emerging Zoonoses; Representatives of the “One Health” ministerial departments; Representatives of national and …

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Charge d’Affaires Remarks at UNDP/USAID Event on Prevention of Violent Extremism

Workshop on Prevention of Violent Extremism The United States Embassy September 23, 2019 Representatives of the Government, Members of the Diplomatic Community, Members of the Civil society and International Community, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honor to be part of this important event.  Let me begin by thanking UNDP for organizing this …

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