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Pizza Hut Enters Ethiopia in Latest Expansion Into Africa

Pizza Hut Enters Ethiopia in Latest Expansion Into Africa

Pizza Hut is set to open three outlets in Ethiopia this year, becoming one of the first international restaurant chains to enter Africa’s second-most populous country.

Dunkin' Donuts Arrives in South Africa to Challenge Krispy Kreme

Dunkin' Donuts Arrives in South Africa to Challenge Krispy Kreme

South Africans wanting hot glazed doughnuts with a gulp of coffee can now choose between two U.S. brands — Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme.

China and US trade with Africa

U.S. Export Agency Doubles Africa Offices to Help Boost Trade

The U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the Department of Commerce, doubled its presence in Africa over the past year to boost trade with some of the world’s fastest growing economies.

Burger King to expand to six new African countries before the end of 2015

Burger King to expand to six new African countries before the end of 2015

Burger King Worldwide Inc. plans to enter new African countries before the end of the year as it follows Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC chain in tapping demand from the continent’s middle class.

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa. In April 2014, Marriott acquired Protea.

It's time to invest in Africa - Here are 3 ways to get started

Don’t underestimate how important Africa has become to the global economy. Across the continent, including Sub-Saharan Africa, business and infrastructure projects are booming, prompting comparisons with China 20 to 30 years ago.

Yum! Brands

Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell: Africa is where Yum! Brands' growth could come from next

Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), the parent company of fast-food restaurant chains KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut, realized massive growth and profits from expanding its KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants in China in the last few decades.

Africa: A continent of new consumers

Africa: A continent of new consumers

Africa has the foundation for an exceptionally long runway for consumer spending.

Doug Smart, General Manager, KFC Africa

How to succeed in selling to consumers in South Africa

Doug Smart, KFC’s general manager in Africa, is mulling the challenges his company faces in appealing to a cross-section of South Africans one morning at a restaurant in Johannesburg.

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut looks to grab slice of South Africa's restaurant market

The Pizza Hut restaurant brand has returned to South Africa, with the first outlet expected to open in Johannesburg next week.