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SABA Newsletter
July 2020

This last month SABA has been exceptionally busy expanding its network and influence on behalf of its members with governments across Africa and UK government departments such as the Department of International Trade and DFID.

Meet Roger Mullin — Technical & Vocational Education & Training Specialist

Roger Mullin has engaged with numerous International Organisations such as UN agencies, SADC, the World Bank and individual governments throughout his career. This former Scottish MP is an Honorary Professor at Stirling University and has a diverse set of expertise where designing and running Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programs (TVET) is merely just a slither of what he is well versed in

Meet James Crawford — Energy & Local Content Specialist

James Crawford is a profound international mind whose expertise goes beyond Oil and Gas operation and maintenance. His experience working for conglomerates such as Marathon Oil and Wood Group PSN in Directorial positions within the African continent in the last 30 years has equipped James with the skill set and tenacity to do business across Africa.

SABA Newsletter
June 2020

As almost every aspect of life has changed over the last few months, the same can be said for SABA. Covid-19 and the global halt of international travel have severely impacted our scheduled meetings and events for the year;

Showcasing Scotland’s Maritime Capabilities

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

UK – Africa Investment Summit 2020

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.

New Partner Africa Scotland Business Network

SABA is absolutely delighted to be partnering with the new Africa Scotland Business Network (ASBN) based in Cape Town. In their own words: The Africa Scotland Business Network is a Scottish diasporic business network of highly skilled business people and companies based in Africa.