News & Events

Cameroonian Scholar Takes Part in a CVE Program in the US

From January 28 to February 15, 2019, Dr. Babette Koultchoumi, anthropologist and lecturer at the University of Maroua, will join experts from 11 African countries for an International Visitor Leadership Program in the United States on the theme of “Countering Violent Extremism: Community Strategies.”  This program will examine community-based efforts to prevent violent extremism and ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Yaounde Cameroon(January 26, 2019)

Location:  Yaounde and Douala Event:  The Embassy is aware of ongoing protest activity in Yaoundé and Douala, with injuries reportedly inflicted by law enforcement. Actions to Take: ·         Avoid large gatherings and demonstrations, as even peaceful demonstrations may quickly turn violent. ·             Monitor local news stations. ·         Remain aware of your surroundings and keep a low profile. ·         Always ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon

Location:  Mount Febe, Yaounde Event:  Several armed robberies have occurred on Mount Febe in Yaounde in the last several weeks.  As a result, U.S. government personnel are prohibited from visiting this area during night time.  This prohibition extends from all areas north and west of the traffic circle leading to the presidency to Carrefour Mbankolo. ...
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More Women in STEM: What can Teachers Do?

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, a group of alumni of various U.S.G. exchange programs facilitated a one-day workshop in Yaounde on the theme “Creating Supportive Learning Environments for Girls and Boys in STEM.” This teacher’s professional development workshop brought together some 40 educators from the Centre Region to foster their skills on developing gender inclusive ...
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Bafoussam Hosts the First English Access Microscholarship Program Graduation

Forty Access students, along with their families, teachers, and local authorities, celebrated their graduation from the English Access Microscholarship Program. This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills. Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer Will Romine congratulated students on their effort and commitment to learn a second language ...
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