Top 5 business ideas to expand your business in Africa

29/11/2019
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The conversation about Africa has undergone a radical shift over the past few decades. Previously, everyone from business investors to global politicians talked about its population bulge, the ‘gap’ between demand and supply of basic services and ‘deficits’ of all kinds i.e. fiscal, monetary and trade. Currently, ask any person who is a little knowledgeable […]

Corporate Lobbying: A New Mechanism for African Business Success

13/11/2019
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Businesses are the bedrock of every continent. As the businesses grow, unemployment reduces, disposable income of households increase, socio-economic development improves and people have better standards of living. Yet, the situation in many countries on the continent points to the contrary: African businesses are underperforming or failing at a very high rate and lag behind […]

How to Expand Business Services in Africa

04/11/2019
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Provide you want to get your business out of the survival mode and see it among the enterprises which are thriving in today’s trade-war-devastated world, all you have to do is to hire a lobbying firm. Such firms have the potential to take your business from its infancy and turn it into an impregnable force. […]

Ways Big Business Controls Government

24/10/2019
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According to a pull survey carried out by CNBC, public in 7 out of the 13 most developed nations in the world strong believes that big business influence government so that they do not have to act responsibly. Put simply, the respondents stated, influential corporations ‘’rig the system’’ by controlling the governments. The public sentiment […]

How Lobbyists have a voice near the Governments

How Lobbyists have a voice near the Governments

15/10/2019
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The purpose of lobbying in general and corporate lobbying, in particular, is to make the government aware of the needs of the big businesses which are responsible for providing livelihood to millions. Since these corporations consist of government’s taxpayers, lobbying firms which protect their interests are, by extension, protecting the interests of the common man. […]

How Lobbying Firms Can Influence Interests

How Lobbying Firms Can Influence Interests

08/10/2019
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According to a report by The Atlantic, lobbyists have been spending huge amounts in the US to influence the politicians . Big corporations in the US now spend almost $2.6 billion a year on lobbying expenditures, with more than 70% of the amount (or $1.8 billion) going to fund the activities of the House of […]

Top 10 Causes of Business Failures in Africa

Top 10 Causes of Business Failures in Africa

30/09/2019
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It breaks one’s heart. According to USA Today, 80% of businesses fail within the first year of their operation. All those dreams of making it big, of turning one’s own story as a model for others to follow, and of turning one’s wildest dreams into reality come to naught for 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs […]

How Government consulting Africa can ease your pain

How Government Consulting Firms in Africa Can Ease Your Pain?

25/09/2019
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Want to raise the profile of your business? Looking for ways to improve its reputation? Hoping to get your message to a large audience? A government consulting firm in Africa can do all that and more. Most business owners aren’t aware of the importance of government consulting firms. They feel that as long as their […]

INTERVIEWING RUI GOMES DA SILVA @ LOBBYING AFRICA

Interviewing Rui Gomes da Silva @ Lobbying Africa

17/09/2019
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1- Rui Gomes da Silva, can we start with a short summary about you? Are you an established man in the business world? A: I’m a lawyer! By vocation, by choice, but also because I have never ceased to be—even when life demanded a lot from me in other situations. What follows is how I […]

Business Consulting Industry Is Booming, and It’s About to Be Disrupted

Business Consulting Industry Is Booming, and It’s About to Be Disrupted

04/09/2019
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Although it was way back in 1995 that Boston Consulting Group consultant Clayton Christensen coined the term “disruptive innovation”, it is only in the last few years that the business consulting industry has started to experience the true meaning of the term. Much of the upheaval owes its rise to the arrival of new (and […]