INSIGHTS

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TRADE

Article

Blending Best Practices: A Four-step Guide

The founder of the Africa South East Asia Chamber of Commerce details the steps that need to be taken and looks forward to the future.

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OIL AND GAS

Article

Focus on Oil and Gas

Last year the Africa South East Asia Chamber of Commerce put together a special report of the oil and gas sector in Africa, Asian engagement and opportunities it presents.

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TRADE

Article

Africa-Asia Trade Finance Gap: Time to take stock

For Africa-Asia trade to evolve, we need to acknowledge and address the lack of appropriate financing in this corridor. 

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AFRICA

Report

Africa 2017 Forum Report

Political leaders and economic decision-makers from across Africa attended the Africa 2017 Forum in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, in December.  

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TRADE

Article

Africa & Asia: Bankable Partnerships

Afro-Asian ties have come of age and grown in sophistication, moving to real partnerships based on shared commercial realities.

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OIL AND GAS

Report

2015 Oil and Gas Report

2015 Africa – Asia Oil and Gas Special. A report by the Africa South East Asia Chamber of Commerce.  

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ECONOMY

Article

Weaving an $18 bil. African 'Batik'

Business synergies are emerging between Southeast Asia and Africa, a powerful economic narrative that cannot be ignored.  

INTERVIEW SERIES

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INTERVIEW SERIES

Issue 4 - January 2022

Genesis Architects' Projects in Africa

Ar. Rudy Taslim, founder of Genesis Architects, shares his experiences and projects carried out in Africa and his vision for the organisation.

 

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INTERVIEW SERIES

Issue 3 - June 2021

Strengthening Africa-Asia relations

Mr Paulo Gomes, ASEACC Advisory Board Chairman Paulo Gomes shares his vision for Africa-Asia relations.

 

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INTERVIEW SERIES

Issue 2 - May 2021

Economic development in Africa and South East Asia

Modern research methods and empirical analysis. Insights from Dr Caroline Brassard, NUS Professor in LKYSPP

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INTERVIEW SERIES

Issue 1 - February 2021

Francophone-Asia relations

Economic perspective of Francophone-Asia relations. Insights from Mr David Thornes, partner of Accuracy.

PEOPLE AND YOUTH

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PEOPLE

Feature

Nigeria-Born Tope Awotona Poured His Life Savings Into Calendly. Now He’s One Of America’s Wealthiest Immigrants

Calendly was built out of frustration. Now the scheduling app is worth $3 billion—and the subject of a heated Twitter spat among Silicon Valley elite. 

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PEOPLE

Feature

Singaporean Lady Sets Up Rwanda's First Modern Poultry Farm

While there are about 200,000 Singaporeans living and working abroad, few would have considered making their mark in Rwanda.  

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PEOPLE

Feature

Francis Kéré Receives the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize

The 2022 laureate of architecture’s highest honor, the Pritzker Architecture Prize is Diébédo Francis Kéré, known as Francis Kéré, Burkina Faso-born architect. 

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PEOPLE

Feature

Tanzanian Novelist Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel for Depicting Impact of Colonialism, Migration

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature. 

ARTS AND CULTURE

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AFRICAN ART

Feature

African Art on the Rise

Art collectors are boosting the market for new work from the continent, with the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair that’s dedicated to Africa’s 54 countries helping to build momentum.

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AFRICAN ART

Feature

OKINKA African Art Exhibition 2015
Themed Art befitting a Queen, the collection featured exquisite sculptures curated in Africa to celebrate the 50-year friendship between Singapore and Africa.