Court bars Naivas sale as brothers squabble

Naivas supermarket

A Naivas Supermarket outlet on Muindi Mbingu Street in Nairobi on October 10, 2021.

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The death of the supermarket founder, Peter Mukuha Kago in 2010 opened the lid on the wrangles on the family-owned business.

  • The feud saw South African retail giant Massmart exit from buying the majority stake from Naivas after Mr Kagira moved to court.

A sibling rivalry over the control of retail chain Naivas has intensified after one of the sons of its founding owner obtained a court order barring his brothers from selling more stakes in the company.

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