Cuba in Ethiopia

Cuba receives the annual award from the Society of Surgery of Ethiopia


(Addis Ababa. October 3rd,, 2019) The Ethiopian Surgery Society, in its 24th Annual Assembly that started today in Addis Ababa, granted Cuba the prize of the year, for its contribution to the development of the surgery service and the training of health professionals in Ethiopia.


Addis Ababa, September 18, 2019.  The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas adressed local and Cuban journalists in a Press Conference at the Embassy.

The Cuban diplomat explained the transformations experienced by Cuba since the adoption of the new Constitution las April.

She insisted in the aggresive policy of the US towards Cuba in different ways but particularly the sabotage to the Cuban contracts to get oil which put the country in a very critical situation due to the oil shortages.

President Salva Kiir received the credentials of the Ambassador of Cuba

Juba, September 10, 2019.  The President of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit received at the Presidential Palace, the Letters of Credence that accredited H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas as Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to South Sudan.

Both parties exchanged on the friendly relations existing between both countries even previous to the establishment of the new Republic of South Sudan in 2011.



African Union Commission acknowledges the contribution of Cuba to Africa

Addis Ababa, June 20, 2019.  On the occasion of the reception of new medical equipment to the African Union clinic, the Deputy Chairperson of the AUC, H.E. Mr. Thomas Kwesi Quartey acknowledged the contribution of Cuba to the struggle against colonialism, the preservation of the sovereignty of various contries in the continent, as well as the medical services rendered by the Cubans to Africa for many decades.