What's New Archives (2015)

  • December 1 2015

Reception on the occasion of the anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan

The reception on the occasion of the anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan was held on Tuesday December 01, 2015, at the residence of the Ambassador in the presence of about 200 guests. H.E.M. Kunio OKAMURA in his speech mentioned the TICAD VI to be held in Africa for the first time in 2016, while stressing the importance of peace and security, humanitarian assistance to refugees located in Cameroon and strengthening bilateral sporting relations. On site there was exposure of cars manufactured by a Japanese company, the presentation of Japanese food and beverages (sake) and a demonstration of Japanese martial art (Aikido) led by Mr.Fujita, the Minister Counsellor of the Embassy.

  • November 11 2015

Presentation of the Letters of credentials

On 11th November, H.E.M. Kunio OKAMURA presented the letters of credentials to the President of Cameroon, H.E.M. Paul BIYA.

  • October 2 2015

Facebook page

The Embassy of Japan has created a Facebook page. Please check here.

  • 25 September 2015

The 9th International Conference on Maternal and Child Health Handbook

H.E.M. Kunio OKAMURA, Ambassador of Japan, hosted a reception at the Congress Hall in Yaounde on the occasion of the 9th international conference on Maternal and Child Health Handbook which was held from September 15th to 17th. Japanese players from the Embassy (Dr.Nishio and Ms.Egusa) and JICA volunteers (Mr.Kawano and Ms.Iijima) played 3 Japanese music’s (J-pop) while Cameroonians showed the traditional dances during the reception.

  • 25 September 2015

Courtesy call : the students of Sophia University

On 1st September, 5 students from Sophia University in Japan who are participants for the African Study Program at UCAC made a courtesy call to H.E.M. Kunio OKAMURA, Ambassador of Japan.

  • 22 September 2015

The holiday : 24th September

Thursday 24th September is the holiday for the Eid ul-Adha. Our Embassy will be closed.

  • 18 September 2015

Emergency grant aid for the Electoral Cycle of Central African Republic

The Government of Japan mobilises 550,000 USD through emergency grant aid via UNDP in Central African Republic (CAR) and UNHCR in Cameroon to support the Electoral Cycle of CAR. This aid is aimed at promoting the participation of Central African people and refugees in Cameroon in the elections. Please refer to the Press Release.

  • 26 August 2015


The CRTV national station made a broadcast of 3 documentaries about the activities of three volunteers from JICA, the programs were created by one of the ex-volunteers Mr.Hirofumi ONO who made these programs and seen at the national level. You can watch them below;



"travail de groupement"



  • 26 August 2015


1st August, Ambassador H.E.M. Kunio OKAMURA made a visit the site of research faculty agricultural Saga University in Japan who collaborates with Cameroon through JICA for the *PRODERiP project.

*PRODERiP = the Bimodal Rainfall Forest-based Pluvial Rice Development Project (in French)

  • 17 August 2015


The Japanese Ambassador , H.E.M. Kunio OKAMURA hosted a dinner at his residence on the August 17 to encourage the first 3 scholarship holders chose for the first time from Cameroon to enroll for this *ABE Initiative program.

*ABE Initiative = African Business Education Initiative for Youth

  • 26 July 2015


The Former trainees of JICA called ADAS-JICA organized a national meeting which took place on July 26. H.E.M.Kunio OKAMURA Ambassador of Japan took part in this meeting and gave a speech which encouraged this brilliant initiative of theirs.

  • 21 July 2015

World Heritage:The Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution

Check our official webpage for detailed information.

  • 16 July 2015

The holiday : 17th July

Friday 17th July is the holiday for the End of Ramadan. Our Embassy will be closed.

  • 7 May 2015

The Ninth International MANGA Award

This Award was established in May 2007 upon the initiative of then-Minister for Foreign Affairs with the aim of awarding MANGA creators who contribute to the spread of the Japanese pop culture and to promote the understanding of Japan. The Embassy accepts application until Friday, June 12, 2015.The files for the application form and the regulation in English / Japanese are downloadable on the site of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • 27 April 2015

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarship for 2016 for Cameroonian nationals

Three categories of scholarships are offered by the Japanese Government for Cameroonian nationals: "Research Student" "Undergraduate students" or "College of Technology students". The deadline for submitting application is Monday, June 15, 2015. Check our official webpage for detailed information and download the forms.

  • 26 March 2015

The ceremony of signature of Exchange of Notes related to the Batchenga-Lena Road Project

The ceremony of signature of Exchange of Notes concerning the loan of 6.264 billion Japanese Yen, approximately 26 billion franc CFA, for the Batchenga-Lena Road Project was held in the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (MINEPAT) in the presence of H.E. NGANOU DJOUMESSI, the Minister of MINEPAT, and Mr. FUJITA, Charge d’Affaires a.i. of Japan. The Road project between Batchenga and Lena is the first phase of the Road project between the regions of Centre and Adamawa and Japon co-finances the paving of the road between Mankin and Yoko (about 82km) with African Development Bank.

  • 18 March 2015

The Eighth International MANGA Award ceremonies

Four award winners were invited to Japan and visited manga-related sites.

  • 17 March 2015

Humanitarian assistance through supplementary budget 2014JFY

The Government of Japan mobilises 17.3 million USD through supplementary budget of 2014 Japanese Fiscal Year via UN agencies to provide assistance to Cameroon. This contribution targets the refugees and host communities with needs such as food and nutrition, protection and lifesaving in the East, Adamawa, North and Far North regions. These projects are aimed at supporting Cameroon in the handling of emergency responses to the refugees and the reinforcement of resilience and conflict prevention. Executing partners are UNICEF, UNDP, UNHCR, UNWomen and WFP. Please refer to the Joint Press Release.

  • 2nd March 2015

Handover ceremony of Schools of the project financed by the 2012 Japanese Supplementary budget

The official handover ceremony for “Lifesaving emergency Nutrition response for children affected by Sahel humanitarian crisis and building back schools devastated by floods in Far North and North Regions” was held on 2nd March 2015 at Public School Poupoumré in Garoua, in the presence of Mr. Benoît NDONG SOUHMET, the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Basic Education, Ms. Keiko EGUSA, the First Secretary the Embassy of Japan, Ms. Félicité TCHIBINDAT, the Resident Representative of UNICEF, and Mr. Edi’i Jean ABATE, the Governor of the North region. 32,476 children have been benefitting from the educational package of 58 classrooms, 59 water pumps, and 58 blocks of 3 latrines, 3,000 benches and other equipment.

  • 26th February 2015

The signing ceremonies for the Grassroots Human Security Grant Contracts for the Japanese 2014 fiscal year

The signing ceremonies for the Grassroots Human Security Grant Contracts were held in Yaounde in the presence of the Ambassador of Japan, Mr. ARAI. The Grants in 2014 were for the projects entitled: “Project for the Construction and Equipment of Government School Bambe” in the Northwest Region and “Projet de Construction et d’Equipement de l’Ecole Publique de Nkolngok” in the Centre Region.