JOHANNESBURG, Oct 20 South African supermarket
chain Pick n Pay will soon open its first store in
Nigeria through a partnership with A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) in an
effort to tap the West African nation's "underserved" consumer
* ICASA to hold country's first-ever spectrum auction by end
JOHANNESBURG/ABIDJAN When COVID-19 hit Ivory Coast, Bonaventure Kra, who works at an import-export business, began to worry. Handling hard cash all day was a risk. Queuing in crowded bank branches exposed him to infection.
* Reviewing S. African fashion business
(Adds CEO presentation on strategy review, DJ cost cut
JOHANNESBURG Sitting in a hair salon as a stylist braids her natural hair, Sana Sebone recalls a time in 2013 when she worked on a construction site and was told her dreadlocks were too long and represented a hazard. | Video
JOHANNESBURG Unilever has agreed to pull all its TRESemmé haircare products from South African retail stores for 10 days as a show of remorse for a "racist" ad, the consumer group said in a joint statement with an opposition political party.
* Full-year sales up 6.4%
(Adds shares, details on Africa review)
* Co swings to trading loss of 1.3 bln rand due to
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JOHANNESBURG Sun International is planning to cut 3,300 jobs in South Africa and Chile as part of a restructuring plan to survive the pandemic, which took the firm into a half-year headline loss of 885 million rand ($53.26 million) on Monday.
* Shares up 11.7%, hit highest in four months
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