Africa Connected

From Shoprite to Massmart – South Africa has Nigeria covered

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed acclaimed journalist Nikiwe Bikitsha who is on a fact-finding mission in Lagos, Nigeria.

Bikitsha visited a South African owned Massmart store.

It's main competitor is Shoprite, another South African retail behemoth.

She saw smugglers casually "importing" banned products from Benin and visited the swanky Lekki Island.

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Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

70% of their [Massmart] produce comes from local farmers.

Nikiwe Bikitsha

Any brand who comes here will find a willing market… but you need nerves of steel.

Nikiwe Bikitsha

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