Cuba in Ethiopia

Ethio-Cubans prepare the celebration of the 40th anniversary

Addis Ababa, July 1st, 2018.  The Ethio-Cubans are currently organizing the 40th anniversary of their first arrival to Cuba.  The celebrations are linked to the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Ethiopian and  Cuban troops against the Somali invasion in 1978.

On the 30th June took place a Gala Dinner to express appreciation to the Ethio-Cubans from all around the world for their contributions to the foundraising campaign in order to support all the activities included in the program of celebrations.

Medical Scientific Seminar held in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, 30 June 2018.  The Cuban Medical Brigade in Addis Ababa held the Regional Scientific Seminar on the researches made by the doctors while performing their duties in Ethiopia.

The papers presented included a variety of specialties such as pediatric, orthopedics, surgery, forensic medicine among others  etc.

During the event, the Cuban Doctors made recommendations to be implemented in their respective services in order to improve the quality of the medical care.

Cuba present in the International Sugar Council

Addis Ababa.  A Cuban delegation led by the Ambassador of Cuba to Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas attended the 53rd International Sugar Council that was in session in this capital from the 26 to 28 June,

During the deliberations, the participants analyzed the world tendencies of the sugar market and national experiences on the development of the industry were exchanged.

Cuba is member of the International Sugar Organization since 1994 and  play an active within that entity.

Cuban President sent message of condolences to Ethiopia

Adis Ababa, 22 June 2018.  The President of the Council of State and of the Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, H.E. Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez sent a message of condolences to H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, on the occasion of the grenade attack happened in Meskel Square.

New Director General of MoFA received the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Ababa, June 1st.  The new Director General for the Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Mr. Nebiat Getachew, meet the Cuban Ambassador H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas. 

During the encounter, boboth parties reviewed the cooperation projects under implementation, as well as the actions to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the arrival of the first group of Ethiopians to Cuba happened in 1978.

The Director General was accompanied by Mrs. Roza Yerukneh, Director for Latin America.