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Johannesburg - Scores of Johannesburg's caffeine crowd lined up in the shopping hub of Rosebank on Thursday to buy a first cup of Starbucks coffee in sub-Saharan Africa.

Not to worry, though, rooibos, the local bush tea favourite, also features on the menu.

Starbucks, brought in under licence by South Africa's Taste Holdings, is the latest US chain to court brand-conscious consumers in South Africa, which has Africa's most advanced economy.

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