Cuba in South Africa

The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, receives the king of Eswatini, Mswati III

Pretoria, 1st October.- The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, received the king of Eswatini, Mswati III, in the Palace of the Revolution, with whom he held official conversations. At the meeting, both parties ratified the good state of bilateral relations, based on ties of friendship and collaboration, and expressed the will to strengthen cooperation for mutual benefit. They also exchanged on topics of interest of international events.

Book on anti-apartheid fighters recognizes the role of Cuba

Pretoria, 1st Octubre.- Representatives of the Embassy of Cuba participated in the launch of the book "Voices from the Underground", the latest historical publication on the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.
The book collects testimonies of 18 fighters belonging to a detachment that was part of the armed arm of the African National Congress in the city of Cape Town, as well as experiences of their actions from the underground in the fight against Apartheid.

The King of Eswatini arrived in Cuba on an official visit

Pretoria, 30 September, 2019.- King Mswati III, arrived on Sunday in Cuba to begin an official visit in which the exchange with senior Cuban leaders is planned to strengthen ties between nations. He was received at the José Martí International Airport by Deputy Foreign Minister Ana Teresita González Fraga.

Renowned Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca and his group participated in the South African festival "Joy of Festival"

Pretoria, 29 September, 2019.- Renowned Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca and his group participated in the "Joy of Festival" one of the most important jazz festivals of the African continent, that took place at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg from September 26 to 28. The festival was a platform to showcase multi-award-winning South African artists of the genre and other international artists from as far away as Thailand, USA, Indonesia, Nigeria and Mozambique.

Members of the Cuban State Mission in South Africa celebrate the 59th anniversary of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution

Pretoria, 29 September, 2019.- On September 28, the 59th anniversary of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), a community organization that has been at the center of Cuba's social development, was celebrated. The members of the Cuban State Mission in South Africa met to commemorate this date as it is celebrated annually in each Cuban neighborhood.

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