Addis Ababa. The Ambassador of Cuba to Ethiopia attended the Gala Dinner to celebrate the election of H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed as Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the Presidential Palace. The Latin American Group of the Diplomatic Corps and the Director General for the Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia were in attendance.
Santiago de Cuba, 11 April 2018: The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, paid a four day official visit to Cuba. On arrival, the Deputy Chairperson visited Fidel Castro's mausoleum in Santiago de Cuba city, for a wreath laying and remembrance ceremony, to pay respects to the legendary revolutionary leader. He also signed the condolences book.
Santiago de Cuba, 12 April 2018. The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Thomas Kwesi Quartey arrived in Santiago de Cuba to participate in the XVI International Conference on African and Afro-American Culture where he delivered a keynote address on the implementation of the flagship programs of the organization.
Addis Ababa, April 12 , 2018. The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Thomas Kwesi Quartey arrived in Santiago de Cuba to participate in the XVI International Conference on African and African-American Culture.
The visit of the high level representative of the African Union coincided with the 30th Anniversary of the African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz", institution that precisely organizes the event.
The Cuban Mission in Ethiopia organized a meeting with the participation of medical and educational collaborators, Cuban residents, diplomatic personnel and a representation of the members of the various associations of solidarity with Cuba in Ethiopia, to witness together the session of the IX Legislature of the National Assembly of the Popular Power, in which the new Council of State was made known and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez took office as the new President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba.