Cuba in Ethiopia

Havana celebrates 500 years!

Addis Ababa, 16 November 2019.  The city of Havana celebrated a colourful 500 anniversary.  The capital of Cuba showcased a united and vibrant city which welcomes all those who decided to visit it.

A magnificent Artistic Gala closed the main celebrations but the festive atmosphere will prevail forever.

Chairperson of the AUC ratified solidarity with Cuba

Addis Ababa, 12 November 2019.  The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat received the Cuban Ambassador to the Au. H.E. Mr. Angel Villa.

The African leader ratified the solidarity of Africa with Cuba, and confirmed his commitment to pay a visit to the Caribbean country.  He also appreciated the contribution of Cuba to the African struggles against colonialism, racism, Apartheid and underdevelopment.  Particularly, the Chairperson acknowledged the preparation in Cuba of thousand youth in various specialities, mainly medicine.

Cuban President congratulates the Ethiopian Prime Minister on the Nobel Peace Prize

Addis Ababa, 22 October 2019.  The President of the Republic of Cuba, H.E, Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bemúdez congratulated the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia for been the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner.  The message highlighted the importance of this recognition as  a contribution to the African efforts to build peace in the continent.

Before Prime Minister Abiy, other African personalities were awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize.   



(Addis Ababa, October 11, 2019). The Ministries of Health of Cuba and Ethiopia signed today in Addis Ababa a Cooperation Agreement for the Delivery of Medical Services, with the purpose of expanding the areas of cooperation and support between both countries in this important sector.


Foreign Minister of Ethiopia receives the Ambassador of Cuba

(Addis Ababa, October 4th, 2019) The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Gedu Andargachew meets the Ambassador of Cuba in Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas, at the Foreign Ministry today.

At the meeting, the Ambassador delivered a message from Cuban Foreign Minister, H. E. Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla and exchanged with the Minister about various issues of international interest and bilateral relations.