Cuba in South Africa

Cuban medical brigade in Swaziland: example of effort and humanism

On March 21, the Ambassador of Cuba in Swaziland, Rodolfo Benítez Verson, held a fruitful meeting with members of the Cuban Medical Brigade who provide their solidarity service throughout the territory of that country.

In the exchange, Dr. Raquel Toledo, head of the Brigade, presented the excellent results of the work in the last three years, in particular the experience of permanent efforts of our doctors to keep updated and serve with greater quality to the people of the African Kingdom.

Cuba exposes achievements of Cuban women in the Pan-African Parliament


On the occasion of International Women's Day this March 8, the Embassy of Cuba in South Africa organized an exhibition at the headquarters of the Pan-African Parliament, in the city of Midrand, which showed achievements of Cuban women in various fields.

The Cuban stand was visited and enjoyed by hundreds of visitors from all over the world. It included a sample of manual art in fabric, made by the women of the embassy, as well as an exhibition of cigars, traditional guayaberas, music of the Island and tasting of the unique Cuban mojito.

Cuba expone logros de la mujer cubana en Parlamento Panafricano


En ocasión de celebrarse el Día Internacional de la  Mujer este 8 de marzo, la Embajada de Cuba en Sudáfrica organizó una exposición en  la sede del Parlamento Panafricano, en la ciudad de Midrand, en la que se mostraron logros de la mujer cubana en diversas esferas.

Cuba pays tribute in South Africa to Commander Hugo Chávez


On the night of March 5, a tribute of remembrance to the Eternal Commander Hugo Chávez Frías was celebrated at the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Pretoria, South Africa, on the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of his death.

Cuba present at the celebration of the Armed Forces Day of South Africa.

 Meeting with General Solly Shoke, Chief of the National Defense Force of South Africa

On the occasion of the celebration of the Armed Forces Day in South Africa on 21 February, the Ambassador of Cuba, Rodolfo Benítez Verson, participated as a guest in the military parade organized for the occasion, in the city of Kimberley, capital of the province of Northern Cape.
The President of the Republic and Commander in Chief of the South African Armed Forces, S.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, in his speech for the celebration highlighted the importance of bilateral cooperation between Cuba and South Africa in the field of defense.