CA to decide on sale of KFC

KFC outlet in Main Mall, Gaborone
KFC outlet in Main Mall, Gaborone

The Competition Authority (CA) has less than a month to decide on the proposed sale of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) franchise in Botswana to a South African firm, Callus (Pty) Ltd.

The transaction concerns the proposed acquisition of KFC restaurants in Botswana, owned by VPB Propco, together with all its assets related to operation of KFC franchise stores, by Callus.

At a public hearing on Monday, the authority indicated it would make a decision on the transaction in less than 30 days.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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