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Cubans prepares African Medical Event

Members of the Cuban medical brigade will develop their First Scientific Event in Sao Tome and Principe, from June 6 to 8, a diplomatic source told Prensa Latina. Specialists of the Caribbean island are preparing and revising materials for the event and also supporting their local colleagues. Read More

African celebration in Cuba

The Seventh Fiesta for Africa festival takes from May 24 to 28 with a wide-ranging program of activities honoring the different cultures of the continent. Read More

Cuba extends healthcare support to Ethiopia

Cuban health professionals are providing medical services in Ethiopia in order to curb the shortage of skills in some medical fields in the African country. Acting head of human resource development in the Ethiopian health ministry, Yohannes Tadesse, on Monday said Cuban health professionals were providing medical services at the Black Lion, St. Paul, Zewditu, Yekatit 12 and Minilik II hospitals in Addis Ababa. Read More

Viva Cuba wins film fest in Egypt

The film "Viva Cuba," Juan Carlos Cemata, won the Golden Award for best film at the International Children s Film Festival in Cairo. Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk A-Hosni closed the event, which had 23 contending films from 16 countries, at the Grand Theater of the Opera House. Read More

Ghanaian Embassy donates toys to children's hospital in Havana

The Ghanaian embassy in Cuba delivered a donation of toys to children at the William Soler Pediatric Cardiology Hospital in Havana on Wednesday. The ambassador of the West African country, Cecilia Gyan Amoah, told the Cuban News Agency (ACN) that the donation is a small gift in return for the immense assistance and friendship that Cuba has shown to her nation since 1959 Read More

Cuba to present African religions' Dossier

A dossier on the African religions and different theological books are among some of the innovations the editorial Caminos will launched at the 16th International Book Fair, announced sources of that headquarter. Caminos is attached to the Martin Luther King Memorial Center (CMMLK) will provide the readers with new titles. Read More

Cuban and South African libraries work in cooperation

The national libraries of Cuba and South Africa recently penned a cooperation agreement focusing on the exchange of books and publications of mutual interest. Prensa Latina news agency said the accord includes exchanges between experts from both countries in the area. It is also expected to facilitate research on the information sciences. Read More

House of Africa: 21 years promoting cultural roots

At one of the colonial houses in Obrapía street, Old Havana, number 157, where used to be a tobacco warehouse and a commercial center by the end of the 19th century, arose the House of Africa 21 years ago, a historical center belonging to Havana's Historian Office. Read More

Cuba teaching namibia to read

The decision to use the new method was announced during a meeting of the Ministry of Education of Cuba, Luis Ignacio Gomez, and Namibia's chancellor, Marco Hausiku. Read More

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