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American Musicians Highlight U.S.-Cameroonian Economic Ties

Nelly’s Echo shared the stage with Cameroonian musicians they had met during the week, creating a fusion of American and Cameroonian musical sensibilities

On February 28, the week-long AmCamJam concert series concluded with a final concert at Canal Olympia. Headlining this event was Maryland-based music group Nelly’s Echo. This group specializes in R&B music and their lead singer, Nelson Emokpae, was a contestant on the American musical program The Voice. Throughout the week,…

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U.S.- Cameroonian Military Cooperation Broadens and Matures

The United States has made significant contributions to Cameroon’s maritime security

Starting in January 2020, the United States began its one-year secretariat of the G7++ Friends of Gulf of Guinea Group, with Gabon serving as co-secretariat.  This group coordinates the support of international partners for the maritime security standards agreed upon by West and Central African heads of state at a…

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U.S. commitment to Cameroon remains strong despite change in African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) status

The President can reinstate Cameroon as a beneficiary of AGOA when it again meets the criteria

Today, President Donald Trump notified the Government of the Republic of Cameroon of his intent to terminate Cameroon’s trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as of January 1, 2020.  Under U.S. law, countries receiving AGOA benefits are subject to regular reviews to assess criteria set out…

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Ambassador Awards Grants to Help Local Communities

This initiative complements much larger-scale U.S. health and humanitarian assistance to Cameroon

On Thursday October 17, 2019 , the U.S. Embassy awarded over 42 million FCFA to seven Cameroonian organizations working for the development, health, and prosperity of their communities.  Ambassador Peter Barlerin announced the recipients at a ceremony at the embassy, as one example of the commitment of the United States…

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U.S. Embassy Yaounde Auction Sale

The public is invited to view auction items and register on Thursday, October 17, and Friday, October 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, U.S. Embassy Yaoundé will be holding a live auction sale of used office and household furniture, equipment, and appliances. The auction will take place on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy starting at 8:00 a.m. The public is invited to view auction items and register…

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Media Publishers Called to be Good Managers

Deputy Chief of Mission Vernelle Fitzpatrick encouraged participants to apply what they had learned

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…

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General Refurbishments and Repairs

The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified vendor to provide the below services

Product/service required: Painting, cleaning and Refurbishment at the CDC Office The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified vendor to provide the below services; Clean and deodorize Rooms 103 – 122 and surrounding offices, repair 8 square meters of a damaged wall (Room 110), and paint various sections…

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Preventive Maintenance Services – Waste Water System

Request for Quotations (RFQ) for preventive maintenance services for the sanitary sewer collection system and the waste water treatment system

By Monica Barreto, Contracting Officer Subject: Request for Quotations Number 19CM8019Q0025 Enclosed (24MB) is a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for preventive maintenance services for the sanitary sewer collection system and the waste water treatment system.  If you would like to submit a quotation, follow the instructions in Section 4 of…