Cuba in Ethiopia

HOMAGE TO PROF. OJITO

Addis Ababa, April 25, 2020.   Saturday afternoon brought the sad news of the passing in this capital of Eduardo Ojito who worked as professor at the University of Addis Ababa. He was linked to biotechnology projects associated to the development of the sugar cane industry.    

 

CUBA AND AFRICA UNITED IN THE BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19

Cuba and Africa are united not only by history but in the fight against COVID-19. Cuba has deployed medical personnel in 31 countries of Africa including the medical brigades that existed before the pandemic and two new brigades of the international medical contingent for emergencies "Henry Reeve" to support the efforts in Angola and Togo.

Thousands of medical personnel graduated in Cuba are also participating alonside the Cubans because solidarity shall prevail in times of COVID-19 to overcome the disease.

#BloqueoNoSolidaridadSí

#CubaSalvaVidas

SOLIDARITY WITH AFRICA IN TIMES OF COVID-19

Addis Ababa, 17 April, 2020.  Within the framework of the world struggle against COVID-19, experts of the Institute of Troipical Medicine of Cuba  “Pedro Kourí”  shared its experiences on the pandemic with African colleagues trough a tele conference.

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Covid-19 pandemic evidences the need to cooperate despite political differences

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The impact of COVID19 can already be measured and will be assessed in the future by the striking numbers of people infected, the unacceptable numbers of deaths, the unquestionable damages to the world economy, production, trade, employment and personal income of millions of people.  It is a crisis that goes well beyond the scope of health.

INFORMATION NOTE FROM THE CONSULAR SECTION OF THE EMBASSY OF CUBA TO ETHIOPIA

Urgent COVID-19

Addis Ababa, March 25th 2020. Taking into account the measures announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba and by the Ethiopian government, for the prevention of the COVID-19, the Consular Section of the Embassy of Cuba in Ethiopia has decided to start remote consular services from March 26th 2020 until further notice.

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