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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. Through the leadership ...
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Cameroonian Youth Earn English Access Scholarships

On March 25, 2015, 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, which is sponsored by a $50,000 USD (over 30 million ...
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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. It took three hours, 21 ...
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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. Deputy Chief of Mission Gregory Thome chaired the ceremony and congratulated the association for its efforts in promoting professionalism and women journalists. The donation ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Visits Cameroon

“I am delighted to be here with a delegation from Washington, D.C. as well as from Stuttgart. With the Minister for External Relations, we discussed a wide range of bilateral issues, particularly in the security domain.  We discussed the threat of violent extremism and the support that we provided to assist Cameroon over time and ...
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