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Christina Tan

Vice-Chairperson of the Africa Business Group, Singapore Business Federation

President Paul Kagame‘s moves to turn Rwanda into ‘the Singapore of Africa’, a financial and information technology hub, have captured the city-state’s attention. Businesswoman Chr...

Triangular trade

With the other Asian powers vying for business elsewhere, Singapore has focused on two sluggish oil-producing countries in Central Africa: Congo-Brazzaville and Gabon. President De...

Lee Yi Shyan

Minister of State for Trade & Industry

Singapore is making a renewed effort to boost its African trade. It falls to the Minister of Trade and Industry (MTI), Lee Yi Shyan, to make that happen. In July, the Minister pr...

Kofi Annan

former United Nations Secretary General and Professor, National University of Singapore

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan is taking African advocacy directly to Asia, as he takes up his appointment as Li Ka-shing Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School o...

Alphonsus Chia Chung Mun

Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE)

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has secured Singapore's interest in Rwanda's future. Singapore Cooperation Enterprise's Chief Executive Officer, Alphonsus Chia, was in Kigali in F...

Ploughing new fields

Asia's smaller states look to agricultural cooperation with Africa for mutually beneficial trade

Cambodia's diplomatic reach in Africa is extremely limited but its rice exports are expanding fast despite questions about their quality. With a record surplus of over 2.8 millio...

The wealthy autocratic model

The city-state releases Africa's potential with skillful aid and trade

An island at the heart of Southeast Asia and a landlocked state in the heart of Africa are an unlikely couple. Singapore has skyscrapers and strict discipline, Rwanda has its gre...

Singapore's Africa Team

The city-state has assembled a good squad of players in Africa

President S.R. Nathan: took office in 1997, and in April 2007 became the first Singaporean President to go to Africa, with state visits to South Africa, Namibia and Botswana, and ...

Suppiah Dhanabalan

Chairman, Temasek Holdings and DBS

In the elite circles of Singaporean business, certain names frequently recur. Suppiah ‘S’ Dhanabalan, Chairman of Temasek Holdings, the investment arm of the Singa...

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