Monday, 12 February 2018 18:41

Ghanian President Receives Cuban Vice President

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Ghanian President Nana Akufo-Addo received Cuban Vice President Mercedes López Acea Monday, in the visit of the Cuban leader as part of a working tour on Africa.


Havana, Cuba.- As part of her program in Ghana, López Acea, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Cuban Communist Party, met Ghanian Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, and gave a tribute to the first president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah, local media reported Monday.

López Acea exchanged with Cuban collaborators and residents in Ghana, groups of solidarity and Ghanian students who studied in Cuba.

López Acea talked to the president of the Ghanian New Patriotic Party, Freddie Blay, and visited former Ghanian president Jerry John Rawlings.

The delegation of Havana is composed of the Foreign Affairs Vice Minister Ana Teresita González, the Ambassador of Cuba in Ghana, Pedro Despaigne, and Sidenio Acosta, an official of the Sub-Saharan African Office of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Cuba and Ghana established diplomatic links on December 23, 1959, as a result of the historic meeting between then Prime Ministers Kwame Nkrumah and Fidel Castro, at the Theresa Hotel, in the African-American neighborhood of Harlem, in New York.

The journey of the Cuban leader also includes Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea and Seychelles. (PL)

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