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AfCFTA to boost Africa’s Income by $450 Billion

The findings of the World Bank report published last week – that the #AfCFTA will boost growth and reduce poverty – will not come as a surprise to…

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Hogan Lovells Africa Forum

Scipion was once again delighted to attend the annual Hogan Lovells Africa Forum. Despite being a virtual event this year, the ideas and debates were…

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ESI: Tesla et Glencore a un accord pour réduire le travail forcé concernant le cobalt en RDC

ESI: Tesla et Glencore a un accord pour réduire le travail forcé concernant le cobalt en RDC C’est noté dans cet article de presse…

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ESG passes the COVID challenge

The FT confirms that ESG investments have withstood the impacts of Covid-19 well. Many leading asset managers and wealth managers have noted that…

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Why interest rates are so high in Africa

A good summary of the situation regarding interest rates in Africa, which remain too high for most. However, innovation, improved data-sharing and…

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Free-trade within Africa

Recent international economic shocks have shown that, even if international exports remain a key aspect of many African economies, enhanced…

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Good news for those who have turned to chocolate for solace during the many weeks of quarantine

Good news for those who have turned to chocolate for solace during the many weeks of quarantine. Ivory Coast’s government has pledged to boost local…

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The race to feed Africa during a pandemic

African open borders = goods still moving… The Economist this week highlighted the fact that goods are still moving in Africa, rightly pointing…

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Financing Africa-China manganese trade – sign of Covid19 recovery?

In a positive sign for African mineral exporters and perhaps as a bellwether for a return by Chinese buyers to world commodity markets more…

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Scipion demonstrates the impact and necessity for continuing Trade Finance during COVID-19

Scipion Capital and its trade finance partners are playing a key role in financing vital equipment supplied to the Italian Government. Italy has…

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Congratulations Lachlan!

Congratulations to Scipion’s Lachlan McLeodwho, as of today, has been admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of…

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2020 African Outlook and Review

Last week Scipion’s analysts released our 2020 African Outlook and Review, covering the key economic and political themes that will be faced by the…

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UK-Africa Investment Summit underway in London

On the eve of the first UK-Africa Investment Summit, Scipion Capital’s Vice President Julian Heaven was pleased to attend a reception at South Africa…

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Chief Agronomist meets Botswana’s Minister of Agriculture

Chief Agronomist meets Botswana’s Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Hon. Dr Edwin G Dikoloti Crosscorn Pty Ltd’s COO &…

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Scipion Capital at GTR Africa London

Vice President Julian Heaven attends GTR Africa event in London Scipion Capital’s Vice President Julian Heaven was one of some 600 delegates from…

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Scipion financing helps pioneering hybrid maize seed producer

Scipion financing helps pioneering hybrid maize seed producer Scipion’s Prinicpal Lindsey Clavel visited the district of Pandamatenga in North West…

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Scipion Shariah offering

Scipion’s Shariah offering Scipion’s Shariah offering is an acknowledgement of increased interest from many Shariah investors in Trade Finance…

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Deputy Director Tim Ellis attends Global Impact Investors Network Forum

Deputy Director Tim Ellis attends Global Impact Investors Network Forum Scipion Capital’s Deputy Director Tim Ellis was pleased to attend the GIIN…

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Scipion works with largest private agricultural developer in Uganda to boost nation’s food security

Scipion works with largest private agricultural developer in Uganda to boost nation’s food security Scipion is working with the largest…

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Scipion welcomes UN ILO to London for knowledge-sharing day

Scipion welcomes UN ILO to London for knowledge-sharing day As part of Scipion’s commitment to investing for environmental and social impact the…

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