The European Union’s Social and Institutional Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa

02/06/2020
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International Lobbying in Africa and the Historic Relationship with Europe   Europe has a long history with the African continent, with regards to colonization and imperialism. This history has changed the functions of government, resources, cultural identities, and relationships within the massive continent, both in the Maghreb region and in Sub-Saharan Africa.   To this […]

U.S. Social, Economic, and Political Lobbying in Sub-Saharan Africa

18/05/2020
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The Current Situation with International Lobbying Lobbying means seeking to influence a politician or public official on a humanities-related issue. Regarding the relationship between the United States and Africa, the diplomatic capabilities must evolve in order for American interests and engagements to expand in the sub-Saharan region of the supercontinent.   This is inclusive of […]

Covid19 in Africa – Threats and Opportunities

24/04/2020
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Although it was shielded from the ravages of the coronavirus at first, Africa has come under the direct attack of Covid19 in the past few weeks. The number of people who have been falling sick to the virus has gone through the roof, with the daily death count also reaching concerning proportions. The governments around […]

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Diamonds In Africa – Everything You Need To Know

03/03/2020
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Diamonds benefit the world in many ways than simply making their wearers look beautiful. An estimate claims that Africa, one of the poorest continents in the world, collects a whopping $9.65 billion from shipping its diamonds to worldwide markets. That number has changed the destinies of countries like Botswana. One of the poorest countries in […]

Oil in Africa – Everything You Need To Know

17/02/2020
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According to an estimate, more than 57% of Africa’s export earnings come from hydrocarbons. Proven oil reserves in the continent have grown by almost 150 percent in the four decades between 1980 and 2020, increasing from 53.4 billion barrels in the 80s to well over 130 billion barrels today. All these facts have forced foreigners […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]