Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

Nakumatt's death: The giant elephant in the room

What you need to know:

  • The supermarket chain promised a great shopping experience, but all was not well under its roof.
  • Behind veneer of a thriving retailer, it was a place where money was stolen and suppliers burnt their fingers.

From the outside, Nakumatt looked like a thriving supermarket. Its tagline, ‘You need it, we’ve got it’, assured shoppers that they would get a variety of products in an idyllic environment, “all under one roof”.