Upcoming Events in Scotland

SABA hosts a full programme of Africa focussed events in Scotland, from private meetings to round tables and conferences, covering multiple sectors. Below is a selection from our programme, please do register interest and be the first to know the full details.

Ghana Business Visit to Scotland 24th – 27th July 2019

Ghana – Following the previous visit from HE Papa Owusu-Ankomah, several Scottish companies and education institutions have entered the Ghanaian market with great success. The focus has until been oil & gas, and whilst seeking to continue

Kenya Big 4 Agenda Opportunities for Scotland July 2019

President Kenyatta’s Big 4 Agenda, part of Kenya’s Vision 2030 development programme, offers a wealth of opportunities for Scottish business and institutions across sectors such as education, renewables, power, oil & gas, infrastructure, ICT, agriculture......

North African Heads of Mission Meeting Expected Q4 2019

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...

Francophone Africa
Oil & Gas Meeting
Q4 2019

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 and an urgent need for skills training, these countries are looking beyond their traditional partners for engagement and cooperation.

Scotland Africa
Renewable Energy Conference
Q1 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, and many countries such as Kenya and Ethiopia already having renewables making up over 70% of their energy mix.

South Africa in Scotland
Series of Meetings
2019 & 2020

Following the highly successful round table meeting on legal services SABA organised for HE Nomatemba Tambo in Glasgow, the High Commissioner intends to attend a series of round table business events in Scotland, covering other sectors where she feels there are great opportunities for business, in both directions:

Uganda Visit

Uganda – As a follow up to their previous successful visits, the Ugandan High Commission, led by HE Julius Peter Moto, will return to Scotland to focus on the sectors identified as having the best chances for success between our countries