As a pack of sports utility vehicles jostles in the parking lot of Ghana’s flagship KFC restaurant, Venkataraman Balakrishnan is putting in orders to make sure the Yum! Brands Inc.-owned fast-food chain won’t run out of chicken.
Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, the state company that runs the nation’s two ports, will award contracts worth $2.5 billion through 2018 to double capacity, handle larger ships and reduce waiting time for vessels.
Kenya Airways Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Titus Naikuni is to leave after restoring sub-Saharan Africa’s No. 3 carrier to profit with cost cuts that outweighed the impact of the Westgate mall siege and a fire at its hub.
Clarisse Kambire’s nightmare rarely changes. It’s daytime. In a field of cotton plants that burst with purple and white flowers, a man in rags towers over her, a stick raised above his head. Then a voice booms, jerking Clarisse from her slumber and making her heart leap. “Get up!”