Cuba in Ethiopia

The Cuban Ambassador received South Sudanes Ministers

Addis Ababa, 14 November 2019.  The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia and South Sudan, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas hosted a dinner in honour to the Minister of Higher Education of South Sudan and the Deputy Foreign Minister.

The South Sudanese Ministers were accopmanied by their respective entourages and the encounter served to exchange on bilateral and multilareal issued.  The Ambassador thanked South Sudan for its support at the UN on the struggle against the US blockade.  

Havana celebrates 500 years!

Addis Ababa, 16 November 2019.  The city of Havana celebrated a colourful 500 anniversary.  The capital of Cuba showcased a united and vibrant city which welcomes all those who decided to visit it.

A magnificent Artistic Gala closed the main celebrations but the festive atmosphere will prevail forever.

Chairperson of the AUC ratified solidarity with Cuba

Addis Ababa, 12 November 2019.  The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat received the Cuban Ambassador to the Au. H.E. Mr. Angel Villa.

The African leader ratified the solidarity of Africa with Cuba, and confirmed his commitment to pay a visit to the Caribbean country.  He also appreciated the contribution of Cuba to the African struggles against colonialism, racism, Apartheid and underdevelopment.  Particularly, the Chairperson acknowledged the preparation in Cuba of thousand youth in various specialities, mainly medicine.

Cuban President congratulates the Ethiopian Prime Minister on the Nobel Peace Prize

Addis Ababa, 22 October 2019.  The President of the Republic of Cuba, H.E, Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bemúdez congratulated the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia for been the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner.  The message highlighted the importance of this recognition as  a contribution to the African efforts to build peace in the continent.

Before Prime Minister Abiy, other African personalities were awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize.   



(Addis Ababa, October 11, 2019). The Ministries of Health of Cuba and Ethiopia signed today in Addis Ababa a Cooperation Agreement for the Delivery of Medical Services, with the purpose of expanding the areas of cooperation and support between both countries in this important sector.