Cuba in Ethiopia

XXXI African Union Summit

Nouakchott, July 2, 2018.  The Cuban Ambassador and Permanent Observer to the African Union, H.E. Mr. Angel Villa travelled to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on the occasion of XXXI Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

During his stay in Nouakchott, the diplomat held various meetings with delegations presents in the city on bilateral and multilateral isuues.

Ethiopian Sport Minister received a delegation from INDER

Addis Ababa, July 4, 2018.  The Ethiopian Minister of Youth and Sport,  H.E. Mr. Ristu Yirdaw accompanied by the State Minister H:E. Mrs. Habiba Siraj, receive a delegation of the Nacional Institute of Sport, Physical Education and Recreation of the Republic of Cuba at the conclusion of their working visit to Ethiopia.

During the meeting, both parties analyzed the potencial areas of cooperation, as well as the proposal to sign a bilateral Agreement.  The exchanges between de different sport federations of both countries was also part of the agenda.

President of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation received a Cuban delegation

Addis Ababa.  The President of the Athletics Federation of Ethiopia and world champion Haile Gebrselassie, received a delegation from the Institute of Sport, Phiysical Education and Recreation of Cuba leaded by Mrs. Elda Quiñones, Director for Inspection and Control of the above-mentioned Cuban institution.

Accompanied by the Cuban Ambassador to Ethioipia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas, both parties exchanged on the possibilities to establish cooperation in the field of athletics.

Ambassador of Cuba interviewed by Afri-Health

Addis Ababa.  The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas, was interviewed by a journalist of The Mission program transmitted by Afri-Health channel.  The exclusive was centered in the performance of the Cuban medical doctors in Ethiopia, as well as in the links of cooperation existing between Cuba and Ethiopia in the field of health. 


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.