Cuba in Kenya

Minister of Health of Kenya received the ambassador of Cuba.

Nairobi, April 12. The Honorable Sicily K. Kariuki, Minister of Health of the Republic of Kenya, received today at the headquarters of that Ministry in Nairobi, the Ambassador of Cuba in Kenya, Ernesto Gómez Díaz, who paid a courtesy call on her.

During the fraternal meeting, both sides discussed the current and prospective status of bilateral cooperation in the field of health, while reviewing the level of compliance with the main agreements adopted during the recent visit to Cuba by the President of Kenya, H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta.

Uhuru Kenyatta returns from Cuba visit

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President Kenyatta jetted on Monday morning returned from a landmark state visit to Cuba.

The visit, according to the Presidential Strategic Communications Unit, “steered bilateral relations and cooperation between Kenya and the Caribbean nation to a new level”.



Cuba has honoured Kenya’s founding father, as a towering figure in African and Caribbean liberation movement.

A bust of founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta was unveiled at the Park of African Heroes in Cuba on Thursday March 15 at a ceremony attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Cuban leadership said the unveiling of the Bust of the late President Kenyatta at the Park of African Heroes in Havana was significant as it goes along way in demonstrating the rich history Kenya and Cuba have in terms of Liberation struggles.

President Kenyatta concludes historic Cuba visit high on health March 18, 2018 (4 days ago) 10:14 am

PSCUHAVANA, Cuba, Mar 18—President Uhuru Kenyatta today concluded his historic State visit to the Caribbean nation of Cuba that was sharply focused on health, trade and heritage.

President Kenyatta departed Jose Marti International airport aboard a commercial aircraft shortly after midnight (7 am Sunday Kenyan time), after getting back on track a wide-ranging health agreement signed earlier but never implemented.

There were also quick wins in sports and agriculture.