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    BP and Eni are in talks over the future of their oil and gas assets in Algeria as the two groups increase efforts to refocus their businesses to tackle falling margins, rising debt and climate pressures, three sources said. Europe's top energy companies are cutting back their oil and gas portfolios to keep only the assets most likely to be profitable and redeploy capital for a transition to clean energy as uncertainty mounts over future demand for fossil fuel. By Ron Bousso, Dmitry Zhdannikov & Stephen Jewkes
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    RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder

    Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening...

    10 May 2021

    Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in Africa

    South Africa-born food chain Galito's will soon have 20 outlets located in Kenya, as the piri-piri chicken brand eyes further growth on the African continent...

    22 Apr 2021

    #WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in Africa

    Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

    31 Aug 2020

    Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypse

    No one can truly know what the outcome of this pandemic will be, nor when the virus will pass or if it will ever be defeated. We will forever mark this moment as one of seismic significance...

    By Howard Saunders 8 Apr 2020

    The Galito's growth story - from Mpumalanga to Kenya and Kazakhstan

    Working from a spicy flame-grilled chicken recipe he'd developed in his family's garage, Louis Germishuys opened the first Galito's fast food outlet in Nelspruit in 1996...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Mar 2020

    A recipe for success from KFC's top franchisee Burt Gunning

    Burt Gunning is the guy to take your cue from when it comes to running a successful franchise business...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Mar 2020

    #BizTrends2020: The future of retailing in sub-Saharan Africa

    Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 14% of the world's population and by 2030, the region's population will surpass that of China. The way consumers shop in the region is ever-changing...

    By Christele Chokossa 8 Jan 2020

    #BizTrends2020: Africa's double-edged consumer demand

    Africa's consumer landscape is fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of a diverse base of consumers...

    By Ailsa Wingfield 6 Jan 2020

    How to expand your SA franchise into the rest of Africa

    According to the latest survey from Fasa, 39% of franchisors have businesses in Africa, outside South African borders. This is equivalent to 1,775 stores in the SA franchise population...

    12 Aug 2019

    The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

    The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

    14 May 2019

    African retailers have the opportunity to re-imagine a data-driven sector

    Transforming retail starts with the business model, not the technology...

    By Toros Esim 27 Mar 2019

    Pizza Hut opens in Nigeria

    Pizza Hut has continued its expansion across the African continent by opening its first restaurant in Nigeria, with two more expected by the end of the year...

    18 Dec 2018

    KFC South Africa's hilarious World Cup ad hits 9GAG

    Congrats, KFC South Africa, you're now 9GAG famous...

    By Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018

    Côte d'Ivoire gets its first taste of KFC

    KFC opened up its first restaurant in Côte d'Ivoire on 23 May, continuing the fried chicken brand's steady expansion across the African continent.

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Jun 2018

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