Zambian government threaten Shoprite about sackings

shoprite2Shoprite has backtracked on a decision to fire 3,000 striking workers in Zambia after the government threatened to revoke its licence, Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda said on Thursday.

“We told them we would revoke their trading licence … Read the rest

Whitey Basson, not going anywhere soon

whiteyAt the helm of Africa’s largest retailer, Shoprite Holdings is Afrikaner Whitey Basson.

Comfortably now past retirement age, there have been murmurs for years that sooner or later, Basson must surely hang up his hat.

And once the man who … Read the rest