Past Events

Meet the British Ambassadors – North Africa (Webinar)

Meet the British Ambassadors – North Africa (Webinar) HE Barry Lowen, HM Ambassador to Algeria, HE Thomas Reilly, HM Ambassador to Morocco, HE Louise De Sousa, HM Ambassador to Tunisia

Meet the British Ambassadors – West Africa (Webinar)

Meet the British Ambassadors – West Africa (Webinar). HE Iain Walker, HM Ambassador to Ghana, HE David Belgrove, HM Ambassador to Liberia, Harriet Thompson, Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria

Meet the British Ambassadors – East Africa (Webinar)

Meet the British Ambassadors – East Africa (Webinar), HE Sarah Cooke, HM Ambassador to Tanzania, HE Jane Marriott, HM Ambassador to Kenya, HE Jo Lomas, HM Ambassador to Rwanda

Meet the Ambassadors – Central Africa (Webinar)

Meet the Ambassadors – Central Africa (Webinar), HE Jessica Hand , HM Ambassador to Angola, HE Emily Maltman, HM Ambassador to Congo, HE Rowan Laxton, HM Ambassador to Cameroon

Meet the Ambassadors – Southern Africa (Webinar)

Meet the Ambassadors – Southern Africa (Webinar), HE Melanie Robinson, HM Ambassador to Zimbabwe, HE Nicholas Woolley, HM Ambassador to Zambia, HE Sian Price, HM Ambassador to Botswana

Meet the Ambassadors – Francophone Africa (Webinar)

Meet the Ambassadors – Francophone Africa (Webinar), HE Josephine Gauld, HM Ambassador to Cote D’Ivoire, HE David McIlroy, HM Ambassador to Guinea, HE George Hodgson, HM Ambassador to Senegal

HE Linda Scott, High Commissioner of Namibia, Edinburgh meeting 30th October 2019

On the 30th October SABA will hold a private round table meeting with Her Excellency Linda Scott, High Commissioner of Namibia in central Edinburgh. Her Excellency will cover a broad range of sectors followed by a Q&A.

HMA Louise De Sousa, UK Ambassador to Tunisia, visit to Scotland 22nd & 23rd October

On October 22nd and 23rd our UK Ambassador to Tunisia, Louise De Sousa, will visit to discuss opportunities in Tunisia covering a range of sectors. On the evening of the 22nd, SABA will be hosting a meeting and reception covering opportunities in oil & gas

Tanzania Business Visit to Scotland 24th-25th June 2019

Following Her Excellency’s first visit to Scotland for the Heads of Mission meeting, High Commissioner Dr Asha-Rose Migiro will lead a team to Scotland to follow up on the previous engagement and introduce Tanzania’s priority sectors in more detail.

Business Visit
April 2019

Organised and hosted by SABA, His Excellency Manoah Esipisu, High Commissioner for Kenya, and his trade team visited Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow meeting a range of Scottish ministers and officials, universities, business’ and business......

South Africa High Commissioner in Glasgow
January 2019

Her Excellency Nomatemba Tambo travelled to Glasgow for a day of private meetings with Scottish government and trade associations as well as a round table on opportunities for Scottish legal services firms in South Africa, arranged by SABA.....

Africa Heads of Mission Meeting September 2018 Edinburgh

At the request of the London African Union Heads of Mission Group, SABE arranged the successful Heads of Mission Meeting in September 2018 in Edinburgh. 17 Heads of Mission and their Commercial Teams attended: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda...

2nd Scotland Africa Oil & Gas Conference,
Aberdeen 21st November 2017

With government officials and speakers from Mozambique, Ghana, Uganda, Cote’ d’Ivoire and Tanzania, the 2nd edition of this conference widened the engagement to other parts of the continent and was the basis for the ongoing....

Ghana Visit
19th – 21st October 2017

From the 19th – 21st October 2017 a Ghanaian business delegation led by High Commissioner HE Papa Owusu-Ankomah visited Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen meeting with the Scottish government, Lord Provosts, universities....

Kenya Visit
June 2017

In June 2017 the previous Kenyan High Commissioner, HE Lazarus Ombai Amayo, led his team on a three-day visit to Scotland which included meetings focussing on partnerships in agriculture, education and training, financial services and renewable energy....

Uganda Visit
June 2017

In May 2017 HE Julius Peter Moto, High Commissioner of Uganda travelled to Scotland for a series of meetings concentrating on Oil & Gas, education and training, manufacturing and infrastructure. As a result of this visit SABA is working with......

Cote d’Ivoire Visit
March 2017

Cote d’Ivoire – SABA had the pleasure of hosting HE Georges Aboua in March 2017 for a trade visit that concentrated on Oil & Gas and energy. His Excellency attended round table meetings in.....

1st Scotland Africa Oil & Gas Conference, Aberdeen, 24th November 2016

With government representatives from Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Mauritania and the Central Africa Republic as well as Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Energy, the conference showcased the opportunities...