Cuba in Ethiopia

The President of Ethiopia received the Cuban delegation to the 40th anniversary

Addis Ababa, October 14, 2018.  The President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Mulatu Teshome, hosted a gala dinner in honour of the Cuban delegation to the 40th anniversary of the jointly victory in the Ogaden and of the beginning of the educational programs for Ethiopians in Cuba.

AU Deputy Chair hosted the Cuban delegation to the 40th anniversary

Addis Ababa.  The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Kwesi Quartey and his wife Audrey hosted the Cuban delegation to the 40th anniversary.  High AUC official and friends from different countries enjoyed the evening with Cuban and Ghanaian food and music.  

Cuban delegation to the 40th anniversary visited Africa Hall

Addis Ababa.  The Cuban delegation to the 40th anniversary visited the Africa Hall in the UN compound in the capital of Ethiopia.

Mr. Antonio Baio, Project Manager of the Renovation of the Africa Hall explained the highlighted the importance of the Hall as the cradle of the Organization of the African Unity.

The Africa Hall will be revamped by 2021.

Meeting among former prisoners in Somalia during the Ethio-Somali war

Addis Ababa, October 2018.  An emotional meeting took place at the Embassy of Cuba between the Cuban Colonel Orlando Cardoso Villavicencio, Hero of the Republic of Cuba --former prisoner in Somalia-- and a group of 50 Ethiopians who shared same period in the Somali prisons. In attendace the Hero of the Republic of Cuba and one of the Cuban Five, Fernando González Llort. 

Both parties refrerred the spirit of mutual solidarity and comradeship experienced during those difficult moments.

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