What's Next: November 25, 2015

A pedestrian walks past a billboard welcoming Pope Francis to the country at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, in Nairobi, Kenya on Nov 23, 2015.
A pedestrian walks past a billboard welcoming Pope Francis to the country at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, in Nairobi, Kenya on Nov 23, 2015. PHOTO: EPA

Pope starts first Africa trip

Pope Francis will begin his first official visit to Africa today, with stops planned in Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic - a trip that human rights advocates hope he will use to press for expanded political rights, religious tolerance and respect for minorities. The authorities plan to deploy around 10,000 police in the capitals of Kenya and Uganda during the Pope's visit, which will include giant open-air masses.

PSLE results released today

The Primary School Leaving Examination results for this year will be released today. Pupils will receive their results from their respective primary schools from 11am.

Eligible pupils may also apply for their secondary schools via the Secondary One-Internet System from 11am today till 3pm on Dec 1.

Q3 economic survey report out

The Trade and Industry Ministry will release the third-quarter economic survey of Singapore for this year.

The report, out today, will look in depth at how the economy performed in the period between June and September.

Advance estimates of growth for the quarter showed a 1.4 per cent expansion, which meant that the economy narrowly escaped a technical recession.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 25, 2015, with the headline 'What's Next: November 25, 2015'. Print Edition | Subscribe