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 […]

How International Trade Services In Africa Can Help To Expand Business

10/12/2019
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Providers of international trade services help promote business development and relations in foreign nations. These organizations, which are termed as lobbying firms in technical lingo, provide information to their clients regarding business and expansion opportunities around the world. With this information in mind, it would be easier for you to understand how hiring an international […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Steps To Successfully Expand Your Business In Africa

10 Steps to Successfully Expand Your Business in Africa

10/09/2019
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Assuming that your business is only selling in the domestic market, then you’re missing out not only on the big opportunity that growth brings with it but also on bigger profits. In fact, with more than 1.2billion consumers living in Africa – a number which is said to expand to a whopping 1.7 billion by […]

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 […]

Top 5 Business Challenges For Government Consulting Firms

Top 5 Business Challenges For Government Consulting Firms

27/08/2019
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Business owners will agree on this: Not all government consulting firms are created equal. While some of them are really good at protecting and furthering the interests of their clients, others are just hoping for a positive outcome. As a result, where the former can help a business bring in big bucks, the latter might […]

Political Lobbying

Why Political Consulting or Lobbying Firms Are Needed – And How it Can Help Grow Your Business in Africa

05/08/2019
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Has the growth of your business in Africa stunted? In that case, a political consulting or lobbying firm is just what you need. Political consulting firms or lobbyists are persuaders who can get the job done for your business in return for pay. Usually, they do it backstage by negotiating with significant political figures. Other […]