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Bafoussam Hosts the First English Access Microscholarship Program Graduation

This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills

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…

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U.S. Government Grants $27 Million to Improve Cameroonian Primary School Children’s Nutrition and Literacy

The 2018 grant comes three months after the close of a $12-million 2015 USDA award, which benefited approximately 57, 000 individuals in Bui Division in the Northwest Region, including 22,000 school age children

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Cameroon a grant of $27 million (approximately 14 billion CFA) for a nutrition and literacy program targeting primary schools in four regions of the country.  Over five years, the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition program will benefit more than 200,000…

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New Job Electronic Application Management System

The entire application process will be done online, using the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) powered by Monster.com

The U.S. Mission to Cameroon is pleased to introduce a new electronic application management system which will be used to hire new employees of the Mission. Effective November 14, 2018, the Mission will no longer accept paper or email applications.  The entire application process will be done online, using the…

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Carly Vogelsang, English Language Fellow

Carly Vogelsang went into the field of teaching English as a second language because she was inspired by the bravery of immigrants, refugees, and students

Carly Vogelsang, English Language Fellow posted to Cameroon, arrived on October 13, 2018. She will teach English language to students at the Université des Montagnes in Bangangté, West Region. Carly is an experienced professional who holds a M.A. in TESOL and a B.A. in English from Southeast Missouri State University.…

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Cameroon Presidential Election

The United States remains a committed partner on electoral, political, economic, and human rights reforms in Cameroon

The United States reiterates its neutrality with respect to Cameroonians’ right to choose their leader and calls for calm and the careful, non-partisan conclusion of the remaining phases of the vote tabulation process. We appeal to all Cameroonians to exercise patience and avoid hate speech. We encourage Elections Cameroon (ELECAM)…

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Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Encourages Cameroonian Journalists to Cover Elections Fairly and Accurately

Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Encourages Cameroonian Journalists to Cover Elections Fairly and Accurately: Speaking to 30 journalists at a June 14 training workshop on media, peace, and elections organized by local nonprofit organization NewSETA and funded by the National Endowment for Democracy, Public Affairs Officer Lee McManis said “Media freedom, free expression, and…

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Remarks by Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin Opening Ceremony African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA)

Remarks by Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin Opening Ceremony African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA): Remarks by Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin Opening Ceremony  African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) June 18, 2018 Good Morning!  I first would like to thank our colleagues and friends representing Cameroon, including Monsieur le Secrétaire Général…

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Cameroon: Embassy-Sponsored Workshop Fosters Dialogue on Cultural Preservation and Religious Diversity

The workshop featured sessions led by Professor Konrad Tuchscherer from St John’s University (USA), Mr. Oumarou Nchare of the Bamoun Museum, and Dr. Njoya Idrissou, lecturer at the Fine Arts Institute of Foumban

On June 2, 2018, the Foumban Cultural Center welcomed more than 100 students, educators and museum professionals for a daylong workshop on promoting cultural heritage to foster peace and encourage respect for religious diversity. Organized by Fondation Roi Njoya with funding from the U.S. Embassy, the workshop featured sessions led…

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Building Good Governance and Counterterrorism Capacity in the Far North Region of Cameroon

Opening Ceremony for the program Building Good Governance and Counterterrorism Capacity in the Far North Region of Cameroon Ecole Nationale d’Administration et de Magistrature Monday, May 14, 2018 Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, (Mr Laurent ESSO) Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reform, (Mr. Joseph…