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Based in Geneva, Switzerland, Scipio S.A. is a trading company that specializes in the physical movement of soft commodities throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Managing Director, Mark Daniels, previously worked at Glencore in London and Johannesburg before founding Mark Daniels Ltd. in January 2000. In 2010, Mark opened the new business – Scipio S.A. – in Geneva, Switzerland. The company is a Category A member of the Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA).
The company name was inspired by Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, also known as Scipio the African and Scipio the Great. He was a Roman general and later consul and is considered to be one of Rome’s greatest generals. Skillful alike in strategy and in tactics, he never lost a battle and had the faculty of inspiring his soldiers with confidence.
Freight News - Urgent intervention... https://www.freightnews.co.za/article/urgent-intervention-necessary-south-africas-ports via @FTWonlinenews
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa extended the use of US dollars in the economy by five years until 2030 last week in a move aimed at alleviating market concerns about a possible policy change in the nation’s multi-currency regime.
Kirsten has been nominated by World Sailing for 'Rolex Sailor of the Year Award 2023'
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Kirsten Neuschäfer's remarkable win of The Globe Race was a long time coming. https://www.sailingworld.com/racing/a-globe-of-her-own/?pk_ID=63d7e0735462737d115fd481
Kirsten has also been nominated for the Rolex 'Sailor of the Year' award..
DP World won a bid to operate part of Tanzania’s Dar Es Salaam port and will invest more than $250m to upgrade the facilities https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-10-22/dp-world-wins-bid-to-run-part-of-key-tanzanian-port-for-30-years?utm_source=website&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=twitter via @markets
This is something of a game changer! Watch out Mombasa...
“We cannot have a prosperous world unless we also have stable and prosperous Africa,” IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told Bloomberg in an Oct. 3 interview.
To contribute to a safer and more reliable trading environment, Scipio has a new certified document service: Trakk by Komgo. Our Commercial Invoices are secured Kemoil document and can be easily verified at https://www.komgo.io/info/verification.