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Singapore

Population: 5.6 mn.
GDP: $296.97 bn.
Debt: n/a

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Masagos Zulkifli

Senior Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Singapore

In May, Masagos Zulkifli bin Masagos Mohamad spent four days in South Africa and six days in Nigeria, where he held talks with government officials and business leaders. On his ...


Middleman at the gate

On 26 April at the Libreville headquarters of Oil India Limited, Paul Maurice Tomo lay shirtless on the ground in front of a painted sheet that read: ‘Five years that this has las...


Teo Eng Cheong

Chief Executive Officer of International Enterprise Singapore

Teo Eng Cheong, 46, is head of International Enterprise Singapore, a government-run board whose Global Company Partnership helps private companies with access to markets and fina...


Kuok Khoon Hong

Chairman and CEO, Wilmar International, Singapore

The head of Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil producer, has pinned the future of his company on African growth. At an August results announcement, Kuok Khoon Hong,...


This land is not your land

An agribusiness company’s projects across the country are facing opposition from local people and civil society groups

Singapore’s Olam is riding a new wave of opposition to its industrial agriculture and fertiliser projects. Criticism of state-backed projects from inside the governing Parti Démocr...


Zainul Abidin Rasheed

Deputy Chairman, OM Holdings, Singapore

The Singapore Business Federation’s African overtures continue. A delegation from SBF’s Africa Business Group was in Congo-Kinshasa and Congo-Brazzaville from 26 February to 4 Marc...


Sellapan Ramanathan

President

Sellapan Ramanathan, more frequently known as S.R. Nathan, will step down at the end of his second six-year term on 1 September. The 87-year-old was still spry enough for a round o...


Big plans, small city-state

Singapore is widening its net in Africa. The city-state’s trade with sub-Saharan Africa reached US$8.4 billion in 2009 and it punches above its weight in financial terms. Geographi...


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