Kenyan market leader Nakumatt has announced plans to expand into wider Sub-Saharan countries within the next five years. Managing director Atul Shah said: “We have now embarked on a feasibility study to facilitate our entry to such countries as Burundi, Zambia, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Botswana and Malawi.”

Nakumatt already operates cross-border stores in Rwanda and Uganda, while the opening of the first store in Tanzania is in the preparation stage.