The Scottish Africa
Business Association

About SABA

Find out about what we do, our background and meet our Advisory Council, Board and executive team.

SABA’s Services

Our events, meetings and networks – see what SABA has to offer.

Become a SABA Member

Learn more about the ever-evolving range of benefits and products we offer to our members.

SABA arranges and hosts a full range of events, both country and sector-specific, with officials from our partner countries and beyond. The majority of these are in Scotland, however, we also arrange ad hoc meetings and round tables in London, where appropriate, which SABA members will also have full access to.

North African Heads of Mission Meeting Expected Q2 2020

Following the success of the African Heads of Mission Meeting in September 2018, which concentrated on Sub-Saharan Africa, SABA will host the Ambassadors and trade teams of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt in Edinburgh for two days of meetings...

Scotland Africa
Renewable Energy Conference Q3 2020

Together with partners from industry and academia, SABA will be hosting the Scotland Africa Renewable Energy conference in Glasgow. With renewable energy expected to make up half of all Africa’s power generation by 2040,

Francophone Africa Oil & Gas Meeting Q4 2020

With Francophone Africa’s oil and gas sectors growing rapidly, the governments of Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroon will attend a 2-day programme in Aberdeen in October. With demand for expertise across the supply chain

SABA will provide a full consultation with all new members to better understand

your ambitions, capabilities and types of opportunities you are wishing to explore.

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This week was a fabulous tour showcasing Scotland’s maritime capabilities to Kenya’s Principal Secretary for Shipping & Maritime and Chairman of Bandari Maritime College in Mombasa. We met with Peterhead Fish Market, Maritime Scotland, Scottish Maritime College

Our chairman John Paterson spoke recently in Nairobi at the LIWA Programme Trust Conference “Fostering Industry-Academia Linkages to Deliver Work, Ready Graduates”. The conference was attended by a number of senior government ministers as well as senior aca#demia and industry representatives.

SABA has been invited to attend the UK governments flagship UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020. It will be opened by the UK Prime Minister and attended by a number of African heads of state. There will be a number of key side events in which SABA will be involved and also unique opportunities to meet some very senior African government and business figures.