KRL has represented the government of Liberia since Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s 2006 election. Emerging from two decades of civil war, Liberia faced a collapsed economy, high external debt, weak political institutions, and decimated infrastructure.
An American power company, which had been contracted by the U.S. government to build infrastructure in a post-conflict country, was struggling to reclaim millions in unpaid claims. KRL was hired to execute a creative solution where litigation had failed.
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Less than a year prior to the general election in Ghana in December 2016, KRL was hired as a communications and general political consultant by the presidential campaign of Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party.
A high-profile business leader from West Africa hired KRL along with a UK-based partner to manage communications and stakeholder relations for his holding company, private foundation, and personal brand.
An international oil and gas company pursuing new opportunities in North Africa needed to develop a social investment strategy to support country entry by generating strong stakeholder relationships and positive brand recognition.
When the Ebola epidemic hit West Africa in 2014, the affected countries – Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia – needed help raising awareness of the scope of the crisis in order to mobilize international relief efforts.
When Joyce Banda, former president of Malawi, stepped down in 2014, she became the target of a systematic campaign of slander and intimidation stemming from her anti-corruption efforts while president.
An international mining company faced roadblocks in implementing its mining agreement following a change in government in a post-conflict country. The new government suffered from rent-seeking behavior from disrupters who sought to halt operations.