‘Nigeria is potentially more politically stable than the US’… Richard Putley, MD reports back on thought provoking statements from the AFSIC 2018 Conference
“Nigeria is potentially more politically stable than the US….” This comment was made by one of the speakers at the recent AFSIC event which I attended with other members of the EiA Team at the beginning of May. Whilst his intention was to raise a smile in the audience, on reflection, a number of the […]
With 70% of our hires being African Nationals, is the historic reliance on expats for leadership roles coming to an end?
The historic reliance on ex-pats for leadership roles in Africa is dwindling due to the rise of both indigenous and international companies committed to developing local talent. By nurturing career development in high potential African talent which in turn breeds corporate loyalty, the best African nationals are generally well looked after and are therefore not […]
Why do Africa’s Oil Producing Economies need to diversify? By James Adair, Executive Search Consultant
There appears to be growing confidence in the oil industry and beyond that the market is turning a corner in 2017, having bottomed out last year. I don’t share this confidence and can’t see oil prices rising this year, next year, or any time soon for that matter. Furthermore I think some of the indicators, […]
There are many imperfections of what we call democracy. Mark Twain once said of democracy ‘’only a government that is rich and safe can afford to be a democracy, for a democracy is the most expensive and nefarious kind of government ever heard of on earth’’. All across the globe there are many countries that […]