Investors tap into new cities in mall development

NIGERIA – A new dimension to the growth of the retail segment of the property market in Nigeria is fast evolving, with local and international investors shifting focus from the traditional cities of Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt to other locations where demand and consumer spend are seen to be growing.

Pizza Hut returns to South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – YUM! Brands’ Pizza Hut chain is returning to South Africa after a six-year absence with a new focus on delivery meals and a plan to use the country as a platform to enter other parts of the continent.