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Whopper Meals for Zambia by Year-End as Burger King Expands

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Burger King Worldwide Inc. plans to enter new African countries before the end of the year as it follows Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC chain in tapping demand from the continent’s middle class.

“Our African expansion plans are progressing at a very vigorous rate,” Jaye Sinclair, chief executive officer of Burger King South Africa, said by phone from Cape Town, where the Miami-based fast-food chain’s first outlet in the country was opened in May 2013.