The interior of Kafe Utu, a newly opened Afrocentric restaurant in Singapore that has become a meeting place for the city-state’s growing African community.

Africans in Singapore find ‘a place like home’ in student society, church fellowship as their numbers slowly grow

  • For some it is still rare to see a fellow African on Orchard Road, yet arrivals from the continent are increasing – students, workers and entrepreneurs
  • A social group that holds meet-ups, cookouts and fashion shows offers reminders of home, and by countering misunderstandings they break the ice with locals
Topic |   Singapore

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The interior of Kafe Utu, a newly opened Afrocentric restaurant in Singapore that has become a meeting place for the city-state’s growing African community.
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An Indian family pose at Universal Studios Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock
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Indian tourists prefer Singapore: Malaysia is trying to work out why and how to attract more

  • India is one of the world’s fastest-growing outbound tourism markets and destinations are competing to attract travellers from the subcontinent
  • Singapore currently tops the list for Indian visitors but its northern neighbour is doing all it can to knock it from the top spot

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