Yum Brands (YUM -1.3%) expects to double its number of KFC outlets in Africa to 1,200 by 2014,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Yum Brands (YUM -1.3%) expects to double its number of KFC outlets in Africa to 1,200 by 2014, in a bid to double its revenue on the continent to $2B. Africa's improving political stability, vast population and growing middle class in Africa have led Yum to set its sights on the continent - and chicken is a dietary staple there.