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Christoffel Wiese is a South African businessman and billionaire who built Shoprite Holdings Ltd., a supermarket retailer, from the ground up. Credit: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg/Getty Images/The Africa Report

Monopoly Money: The successes and failures of South African billionaire Christoffel Wiese

One of South Africa’s richest business leaders talks about his commercial successes and failures, the debates about race and economics in South Africa and his criticism of the government.

Retail Africa: Africa's next retail giant

Retail Africa: Africa's next retail giant?

Steinhoff and Shoprite are planning to merge their African retail operations in a stock-for-stock deal, as announced in December.

Shoprite to accelerate Africa expansion

Africa's biggest retailer Shoprite to accelerate Africa expansion

South Africa’s Shoprite Holdings, Africa’s biggest retailer by sales, will open nearly twice as many stores on the rest of the continent this year as in 2014, chief executive Whitey Basson said on Tuesday.

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South Africa's Shoprite shifts investment focus to the rest of Africa as profit slows

Shoprite Holdings Ltd. (SHP), South Africa’s biggest food retailer, is shifting its investment focus to the rest of the continent as sales in its home market slow and full-year profit missed analysts’ estimates.