Cuba in Ethiopia

Commissioner of Social Affairs of the AU confers with the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Abeba.  The Commissioner of Social Affairs of the African Union, H.E. Ms. Amira Elfadil received the Cuban Ambassador to the AU, H.E, Mr. Angel Villa.

The cordial meeting served to exchanged on the potencial cooperaction between Cuba and the AU in various fields based on the MOU signed by the two parties in 2015.

The AU Commissioner acknowledged the historic cooperation of Cuba to Africa including the support for the independence and sovereignty of some nations.

Bilateral cooperation in Technology and Innovation

Addis Ababa, March 26, 2019.  The Ambassador o Cuba to Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas  was received by the State Minister of Technology and Innovation of Ethiopia, H.E.  Dr. Shumete Gizaw.

Both parties exchanged on possible new joint projects in the field of science and technology in order to expand the bilateral cooperation.

State Minister of Health of Ethiopia received the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Ababa, March, 29, 2019.  The State Minister of Health of Ethiopia, H.E, Ms. Lia Tadesse, received the Cuban Ambassador H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas.

Both parties analyzed the current bilateral cooperation in this field that includes the presence of Cuban professionals in health and academic institutions in Ethiopia, as well as the Medicine students in Cuba.  

41 anniversary of the Karamara victory

Addis Ababa, 15 March.  The 41st anniversary of the victory in the Karamara battle was conmemorated in this city by the Cuban and Ethiopian communities.

The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia, H,E. Vilma Thomas and the President of the Friendship Association Mr. Abebe Ayelew highlighted in their respective remarks the importance of the jointly victory in yhe Ogaden that secured the preservation of the sovereignty and teritorial integrity of Ethiopia against the Somali invasion.

Premiere in Africa of the documentary "Cuba in Africa"

Addis Ababa, March 14.  The premiere in Africa of the documentary "Cuba in Africa" made  by the Ethiopian Negash Abdourahman was presented at the Embassy of Cuba in this capital.

The material is based on the contribution of Cuba to the independence struggles of African countries, as well as to the preservation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of them.  The history is recalled from interviews and anecdotes of the Cuban protagonists of these epic moments.