Come on, KFC, not cool bro. That's kind of, uh... presumptuous isn't it? The point is, that, errrr...you can't really, um... Ah, fuck it, just read the story, I'm gonna take a knee on this one. "File this one under 'can't believe nobody thought to do this 50 years ago'' my man Fartmall said when he shared the link. Then again, he's a guy whose name is Fartmall, so...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Yum Brands Inc. is targeting Africa and other emerging global markets for expansion for its venerable KFC chain that has become a dominant fast-food player in China but has struggled in the U.S.
Louisville-based Yum said Wednesday that it expects to double the number of KFC restaurants in Africa to about 1,200 by 2014. Yum projects that KFC will grow into a nearly $2 billion brand in Africa within four years and will contribute more than $100 million in profit to Yum's international division, which excludes China – which has its own division. read the rest
The good news here is, anything that helps to inject jobs and infrastructure into the African economy is a welcome step toward modernity. The bad news is, the essence of modernity today is being a disgusting gunt on legs with oily chicken jizz running through your spigots. Win some, lose some I guess.
In other weird news I just watched a Paul McCartney interview on Jimmy Fallon for like ten minutes before I came to my senses and turned the channel, so I guess anything is possible now.