BREAKING: Shoprite EXITS Nigeria After 15 years

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Africa’s biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the continent’s most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years. The Cape Town-based retailer has started a formal process to consider the potential sale of all or a majority stake in its supermarkets in Nigeria, it said in a trading statement for the 52 weeks to end June released on Monday. South African retailers have struggled in the Nigeria market and most recently Mr Price has exited the market after Woolworths did the same six years ago. In a trading statement for the 52…

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Soldier in Eastern DRC Shoots DEAD 13 civilians

By AFP/DailyNewsUG Foreign News Correspondent A drunken soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled east opened fire on passers-by, killing at least 13 people including a two-year-old girl and seven women, sources said. The murders incensed locals who laid out the victims’ shrouded bodies. Youths built a big fire nearby and a local leader vilified the army and demanded that its troops and a UN force stationed in the district pull out. Shocked relatives of the victims drifted around as they tried to make sense of the tragedy. The…

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