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Singapore–Africa: Changing perceptions

Every Friday for the past couple of years I have received a newsletter from the Centre for African Studies (CAS), based at the world-renowned Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.…

Let’s boost Africa trade, says Singapore minister

Two centuries after the British East India Company established a presence off the southern tip of the Malay peninsula, few Singaporeans need reminding of the pivotal role that trade has played in their national story.…

What can Singapore offer Africa?

Appropriately for a country that thrives on interaction with the outside world, Singapore’s remarkable transition can be summed up by the presence of two radically different British visitors.…

CrimsonLogic: Applying the magic powder to trade

If governments and, for that matter, traders in Africa were granted one wish to make their lives easier, chances are they would ask for a magic system that would, at the touch of a key, cut through all the jungles of bureaucracy and form filling that blight everyday transactions on the continent.…

Singapore: The Little Red Dot’s balancing act

There is an unspoken rule of thumb when navigating the aromatic labyrinths that are Singapore’s hawker centres: if the queue for a stall is long, then the food must be good.…