Uchumi supermarket case of bankruptcy in new twist

Shoppers in the Uchumi Garden City branch in Kampala before the Kenyan based supermarket closed operations in the country last year citing heavy losses. FILE PHOTO

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Kick off. The supermarket started operations in the country in May 2001.

Kampala. The hearing of Uchumi’s bankruptcy petition filed at High Court on Wednesday flopped following a request by Bidco company to be given time to reply to the petition.
Bidco, which is one of the companies demanding millions of Uganda Shillings from Uchumi, was given up to April 14 by the presiding Judge Lydia Mugambe to file their reply.

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