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Africa’s ‘female firsts’ get a KFC shoutout on International Women’s Day

53 women who beat the odds feature on a list of role models to inspire others

“While I may be the first, I don’t want to be the last.” This comment from Akhona Qengqe launches an inaugural list of female firsts across Africa as International Women’s Day 2024 is celebrated this week. Each of the 53 achievers on KFC Africa’s list – one for each year…

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Nothing chicken about KFC’s bold ambition to be the most inclusive brand in South Africa

KFC Africa is committed to becoming the most inclusive organisation in the traditionally male-dominated Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector and across sub-Sahara Africa, and to actively advocating for allyship in every sphere within the business

National Women’s month in South Africa is both an opportunity to honour and celebrate the women who decided on the 9th August 1956 that the participation of women in the economy was not only the right thing to do but the only thing to do to build and grow the…

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Akhona Qengqe to become KFC Africa’s new General Manager

KFC Africa proudly appoints first black female GM

KFC ( today announced the appointment of its very first black female General Manager for Africa - Akhona Qengqe – who will step into this role on 01 April 2023. She will replace outgoing GM – Dhruv Kaul, who is moving into a GM role for KFC Pan Europe. Akhona’s…

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KFC Africa Partners with Serge Ibaka to Empower Youth through Basketball

Iconic food brand partnering with global basketball legend and investing in community courts to boost the game across the continent

KFC Africa (, the most loved fast-food brand in 23 markets across the continent, is partnering with Serge Ibaka, of the Milwaukee Bucks, to enable and uplift the continent’s youth and communities, whilst growing grass-roots basketball. “The average age in Africa is 19 and sport, specifically basketball, is a passion…

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NBA Africa and KFC Africa Announce Marketing Partnership

Basketball Fans Across Eight African Countries Will Have Opportunity to Win Tickets to Live NBA Games in the U.S. and Access Co-Branded Products and Merchandise

NBA Africa and KFC Africa (  today announced a marketing partnership that will see NBA Africa and KFC Africa collaborate on a number of promotions and activations for basketball fans across eight countries on the continent: Botswana, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal and Tanzania. Through the partnership, KFC…