Cuba in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Minister of Health received the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Abeba, 17 may 2018. The Ambassador of Cuba in Ethiopia, H.E. Ms. Vilma Thomas, was received by the new Minister of Health of Ethiopia, Dr. Amir Aman, after his recent appointment as head of that important Ministry. In the meeting, the representatives of both countries, exchanged about the experiences of the Cuban health system, the bilateral cooperation between Cuba and Ethiopia in the health sector and the work of the Cuban cooperators in Ethiopia.

AU Human Ressources Commissioner received the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Ababa, 10 May 2018.  The Commissioner for Human Ressources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission, H.E. Prof. Sarah M.E. Anyang Agbor received the Cuban Ambassador to the AU, H.E. Mr. Angel Villa.

The meeting served to explore possible areas of cooperation between the two parties taking into account the potencial of Cuba and the regional organization in higher education and science.

In attendance also the Director por HRCT of the Commission, Dr. Mahama Ouedraogo. 


Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia visited the Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa, May10, 2018.  The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia visited the University of Addis Ababa (AAU) where she meet the new President, Professor Tasew Woldehana. During the meeting, both parties considered the opportunity to promote cooperation between that University and similar learning centers of Cuba.

The AAU was established in 1950 and is the oldest and biggest university of Ethiopia.  Today,  48,673 students are enrolled in the center.

The longest serving worker of the Cuban Embassy retires

Addis Abeba, April 20, 2018.  The staff of the Embassy of Cuba bid farewell to Ato Kidane, the longest serving worker of the Mission due to his retirement after 40 years of oustanding performance of his duties.


Cuba present in the celebration of the Spanish Language Day

Addis Abeba, April 23,  2018.  In the UN headquarters in Ethiopia took place the celebration of the Spanish Language Day.  The Embassies of Spain and Latin America were in attendance.

Cuba showcased its tourists attractions, its traditional Guayaberas, crafts, food and Cuban cocktails such as the famous Mojito. #HacemosCuba.