Shoprite has signaled plans to leave Nigeria after 15 years of operating there. South Africa’s supermarket giant has signaled it might sell all or its majority stake to Nigerian investors.
South Africa’s Shoprite Holdings said sales of beauty products, such as hair colouring kits and conditioners, have soared at its supermarkets as consumers turn to do-it-yourself treatments while salons remain shut.
The Shoprite Group says donations at till-points in its stores towards government’s Solidarity Fund are only added on request of customers.
Western Cape police have arrested several suspects following incidents of looting, burglaries and public violence in Athlone, Manenberg and Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will visit South Africa next month to reinforce the bonds between the two countries after a wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks, the South African presidency said on Saturday.