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Join the African Music Caravan from Cotonou to Cuba and Back

Caribbean influence leaves its mark as popular Afro rhythms develop   By Franck Kuwonu It’s Sunday night at Aba House, an open-air bar in Lomé, Togo’s...
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200 students benefit from GNPC Scholarship

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has awarded scholarships to 200 Ghanaian students (170 undergraduates and 30 post graduates) to study medicine in Cuban. ...
AFP/File / Yamil Lage While Cuba's communist regime has implemented modest economic reforms, allowing some private ventures, running a business on the island remains a challenge

Cuba Ratifies New Constitution After Three Decades

Cuba's parliament passed a new Magna Carta on Wednesday which says keeping socialism is irrevocable. The new constitution, passed by 589 MPs attending the Second...
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Ghana and Cuba to Deepen relations

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on both Ghana and Cuba to continually search for ways to cooperate as prospects for scaling-up...
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Ghana’s Akufo Addo Takes Off for U.S and Cuba

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left here Thursday to begin a nine-day visit to the United States and Cuba. While in the United States,...
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Prince Charles in Cuba on His First Royal visit

Britain's Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla arrived in Cuba on Sunday, becoming the first British royals to visit the country. The royal couple...

Ghana ,Cuba to Strengthen bilateral ties

The Republic of Ghana and the Republic of Cuba have reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen their cooperation for the mutual benefit of the...
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Over 3,000 Ghanaians Undergo Training in Varied fields in Cuba

More than 3, 000 Ghanaians have so far received training in various fields, especially Education and Medicine, in Cuba, as part of the healthy...
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Cuba’s African Heritage Evidently Seen in Three Kings Day

Dressed in bright costumes, people of all ages gathered here at Saint Francis of Assisi Plaza, one of the city's oldest colonial-era sites, to...

SA’s Government Declares Visa Waiver To Promote Tourism

South Africa’s government in a bid to ease ways of doing business and boost tourism in the country, ha announced a number of visa...
AFP/File / Yamil Lage While Cuba's communist regime has implemented modest economic reforms, allowing some private ventures, running a business on the island remains a challenge

Cuba to Offer Special Training in Natural Disaster Reduction to Caribbean Countries

The Cuban government is to offer training to specialists from across the Caribbean on how to cope with natural disasters at a new meteorological...
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Cuba’s living image of Inlet of Pigs triumph

Nemesia Rodriguez is one of the most famous women in Cuba. Children learn about her in history classes and adults view her with veneration...
AFP/File / Yamil Lage While Cuba's communist regime has implemented modest economic reforms, allowing some private ventures, running a business on the island remains a challenge

Cuba ought to be set up to confront severe U.S. strategy – political researchers

The United States is closely monitoring events in Cuba, seeking to take advantage of the current transition of power to push a regime change,...
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Moroccan king praises Cuba on decision of new president

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Saturday congratulated Miguel Diaz-Canel on his election as the new Cuban president. In a message of congratulations, the Moroccan king...
Cuban President Raul Castro, left, and Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel attend the opening of a legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, on July 6, 2013. (Photo: Ismael Francisco, AP)

Cuban’s Expect Much From Their New Leader

As Cuba's leadership undergoes transition, expectations are running high for the new president and the future of the country's reform process. Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected...
Cuban leader Raul Castro (C) attends the family photo event of the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama City, capital of Panama, on April 11, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Bin)

Getting familiar with Raul Castro and reforms in Cuba

After a decade as Cuban president, Raul Castro on Thursday completed his second and final term in office with the satisfaction of having initiated...
AFP / Adalberto Roque The first US-to-Cuba cruise ship in half a century glides into the port of Havana, on May 2, 2016

April, will be one of the most memorable months in Cuba’s history

Today, Playa Giron is just another tranquil beach in northwest Cuba, but over fifty years ago, it was the scene of bloody battles that...
A man rides past an image of Ernesto "Che" Guevara at the Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba, on April 9, 2015. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez) (vf) (lmz)

Ethiopian president leaves for Cuba on official visit

Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome left Ethiopia on Monday for an official visit to Cuba. During his stay in Cuba as of Monday, Teshome is expected...
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Ghana Gov’t Urged To Act Quickly To Recruit Veterinary Doctors

Professor Raphael Folitse, Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has appealed to the government to...

Mourners Bid Head Of GNA Home Desk Farewell

Family members and loved ones with heavy hearts, tributes and unrestrained tears, gathered at the forecourt of the Ghana International Press Centre on Saturday,...
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We Need Global Support To End The Us Economic Blockade Against Cuba – Ambassador...

In a recent report conducted in the US, indicates that, 73% of US citizens, 63% of Cubans residing in US and 62% of Republicans,...
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Innovation, overseas study has led to Cuba’s Biotech industry development

Cuba's half a billion-dollar biotechnological industry, considered key to the country's future, is looking to expand with innovation and overseas market development. ...
HIV-and-AIDS

Cuba steps up efforts in fight against HIV/AIDS

Cuban scientists are continuing efforts to provide antiretroviral treatment to Cubans suffering from HIV/AIDS, with 81 percent of patients now being attended, the Ministry...
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Bolivian president in “good spirits” in Cuba before throat surgery

Bolivian President Evo Morales is in "good spirits" in Cuba just hours before a throat surgery to remove a benign nodule that has affected...
AFP/File / Yamil Lage While Cuba's communist regime has implemented modest economic reforms, allowing some private ventures, running a business on the island remains a challenge

Cuban authorities toughen up on immigration reforms

The Information Services Department (ISD) On Friday, issued a word of caution to the public, to desist from engaging in any transactions with a...
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Cuba, Caribbean Community vow closer ties at joint summit

Cuba and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)announced in Havana on Saturday a joint "strategic work plan" for raising the region's global profile and strengthen...
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Cuba to start drug trials for kidney and brain cancer

Cuba is set to begin clinical trials for Heberferon, a biotech drug for patients suffering from kidney and brain cancer, an expert from Cuba's...
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Cuba, Angola agree to boost ties in strategic sectors

Cuba and Angola agreed on Friday to strengthen ties in strategic areas after a four-day bilateral government meeting. "It is in the...

International oil companies see great potential in Cuba

International oil companies believe there is still great potential to make new oil discoveries in Cuba since most of the island remains unexplored. ...
AFP/File / Yamil Lage While Cuba's communist regime has implemented modest economic reforms, allowing some private ventures, running a business on the island remains a challenge

Cuba looks to attract foreign investment to its oil industry

Cuba is looking to relaunch and attract foreign investment to its oil industry, particularly in offshore explorations and drilling, to reduce its dependence on...