Jumia launches ‘Krisi na Jumia – Twende Ocha’ Campaign, to sell Mbuzi at Ksh.999

Christmas is almost here with us and Jumia has yet again unveiled another campaign for its customers dubbed Krisi na Jumia – Twende Ocha. The campaign will see customers purchase Mbuzi at Ksh.999 and other goods at discounted prices throughout the month of December. For the second time this year, Jumia has partnered with Kiserian […]

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Carrefour Kenya partners with Jumia to sell groceries online

Majid Al Futtaim, the exclusive franchisee operator of Carrefour in 15 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has partnered with Jumia to sell groceries and household goods online starting end of December. Through this partnership, the two partners say more shoppers will now have access to a variety of Carrefour products, providing them with a shopping […]

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Jumia Black Friday 2018: Understanding the Jumia Flash Sales and Treasure Hunts

Jumia Black Friday is here and most of you have probably been saving for this time of the month to get your favourite smartphone, that smart tv you have been eyeing for long or even just get an early Christmas gift for your loved ones. The Black Friday started on 2nd November and runs for […]

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Expect the Jumia Black Friday 2018 to be twice as big as last year

Jumia Kenya officially unveiled its Jumia Black Friday 2018  sales event this month. The one-month event will run from 2nd to 30th November under the tagline Every Friday is Black Friday this November! Jumia has lots of expectation ahead of this year’s Black Friday. The e-commerce leader says 4 million Kenyans are expected to log […]

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Featured Image: Jumia MD, Sam Chappatte, PS, State Department of Trade, Dr. Chris Kiptoo (Ministry of Industrialization, Trade & Cooperatives) and Florence Kimata - SMEs Advisor - (Ministry of Industrialization, Trade & Cooperatives) addressing the media during the event. 

Jumia Black Friday sales event officially unveiled

Its that time of the year where every retailer hosts a Black Friday sales event. During this time retailers are always bringing their vendors together in preparation for this event and this is exactly what Jumia did on Thursday 11 when it hosted its Jumia Black Friday Vendor Event at Movenpick Hotel in Westlands. Jumia […]

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Jumia Back to School campaign offering up to 60% discount

It’s that time of the year when KCPE and KCSE candidates are preparing to sit for their final exams. In preparation for these exams, Jumia has launched a campaign that will see the candidates purchase examination materials at huge discounts. The school candidates will from next week get a chance to purchase mathematical sets, calculators, […]

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The Huawei Honor 7A, 7S and 7C are now available on Jumia

The Huawei Honor 7A, 7S, and 7C are now available on Jumia. If you’re a keen follower of Huawei you will agree with me that the company often releases some of the best and most interesting Android phones of the year. The phones include powerful flagships and also more affordable options through its Honor sub-brand. […]

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The NASCO 40-Inch LED TV is coming to Jumia

The NASCO 40-Inch LED TV With Integrated Decoder is coming to Jumia. NASCO might not a very common brand locally but very common in West African countries, especially in Ghana. Electroland Ghana Limited are the producers of NASCO appliances which include the NASCO television sets which will now be available on Jumia. We’re not sure […]

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Mobile Connectivity in Sub-saharan Africa continues to record significant growth.

In much of Sub-saharan Africa, mobile phones are more common than access to even things like electricity. A decade after these devices began to spread in Africa, they have become very common even in the continent’s poorest countries. Mobile phones have become pivotal platforms for digital and financial inclusion, in particular for millions of people […]

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Jumia launches free 3-month guarantee on products above KES.1,500

In a bid to enhance customer confidence in online shopping, online retailer Jumia Kenya has announced a free, 3-month guarantee on products valued above Kes 1,500 on the platform. The company will take direct responsibility for any unsatisfactory products, and offer customers an immediate replacement or refund. The Guarantee will cover products with Manufacturing Defects, […]

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Unboxing, specs and first impressions.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 was unveiled early this year but started selling on Jumia last week for KSh 22,999. According to Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 5 devices have sold five million units in the four months following the global launch which I find quite impressive. So impressive has the device’s performance in the market […]

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#JumiaMobileWeekKE: We’re giving out Ksh.10,000 worth of Jumia vouchers.

The 2018 Jumia mobile week is here and we have partnered with Jumia Kenya to give you some free Ksh.1,000 vouchers. Winning is simple and you can use the voucher to purchase anything from Jumia. Here is what you need to do: Use THIS LINK to purchase any device during the Jumia mobile week Take […]

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Jumia: Demand for smartphones increases in Kenya, expected to double over the next 2 years.

Kenya is considered one of the leading markets for smartphones in Africa with connections rapidly growing in recent years and are expected to double over the next 2 years. This is according to the Jumia Mobile Week 2018 White paper released on Thursday.   The report also notes that the demand for smartphones in Kenya […]

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Jumia’s J-Force program creating jobs for young entrepreneurs

Juma Cheja, a Nairobi based business man is one of the sales agents who has benefited from Jumia’s J-Force program. Juma who has been in the program since October 2017 says he makes an average of Kes. 400,000 per month to supplement his income since he started the program. Juma is among the more than […]

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#BlackFriday: Jumia Kenya Promises Best And Competitive Prices

It’s now 10 days since the Jumia Black Friday sales went live. Sales which will be running for a whole month to December 13th. During the first week, Jumia says more than 3 million customers logged onto the Jumia site to secure deals at affordable prices.  “It’s been an exciting start to the Black Friday […]

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Jumia Black Friday 2017 is The Biggest Kenya Has Ever Seen

The 2017 Jumia Black Friday started on Monday 13th, November and as we have mentioned in our previous articles, it will be running for an entire month. What this means is that you will enjoy deals up to 13th of December. There is no better time in the year to buy products almost half their […]

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Take advantage of the 2017 Jumia Black Friday with this crazy deals.

Most of you are looking forward to the Black Friday. Its that time of the year when you get crazy deals on different products. Basically, Black Friday marks the unofficial beginning of the Christmas season and locally Jumia will be running it for an entire month starting November 13th to December 13th promising 500,000 deals […]

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Here is what to expect ahead of the 2017 One Month Jumia Black Friday

We have previously told you about the upcoming Jumia Black Friday, and yes, it’s finally here. Jumia is calling it ‘’31 Days of Deals’ and what this basically means is that you will have a whole month of crazy deals starting from November 13th to December 13th. As Sam Chappatte, the Jumia Kenya Managing Director […]

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Impact of Innovation on Real Estate

Among the various factors that have disrupted the world’s economic growth is the enormous impact that technology has had, and continues to have on many sectors. The Real Estate industry is no exemption. The fact that most individuals and companies have embraced the importance of tech innovations and solutions in democratizing service provision, is in […]

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Jumia ‘Price Hero’ campaign is offering deals of up to 50% off

Jumia Kenya has launched a new campaign that will see consumers buy products online at the lowest price ever. Dubbed ‘Price Hero’’, the “lowest price guarantee” the campaign will run from 2nd to 9th October and will see Jumia customers shop for deals of up to 50% off on selected categories. Jumia Kenya is working […]

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Jumia wants to shorten delivery time within Kenya with Jumia Express

You will from now onwards enjoy faster delivery time after ordering something on Jumia. The e-commerce site has announced the launch of Jumia Express (Formerly ‘’Jumia First) that will see products on the site with a Jumia Express logo delivered the following for customers in Nairobi, and at least a day faster than normal for […]

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Jumia Market will now allow users to comment, like, tag and follow sellers they like

Jumia Market is changing its business model from an online Marketplace to an online social shopping site. This is a  peer to peer model where users will be able to interact to buy and sell products. The model is a fusion of the social networking site Instagram and e-commerce. Similar to Instagram, the platform will allow […]

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Kenyan SMEs leverage e-commerce to compete with the big boys

80% of the products on online retailer platform Jumia are from accredited small businesses (SMEs), the company has revealed. This number grew by 45% in 2016 with many of these businesses, having only recently made their first ever online sale. According to Jumia Managing Director Sam Chappatte this trend has been attributed to Jumia opening […]

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Here are Six Holiday Survival Tips For Introverts

The sting of being an introvert is perhaps felt most during the festive period; from corporate end of year parties, department mixers, family gatherings and endless dinner invitations. It can, therefore, be overwhelming for folks who prefer their own space and find fun in less interaction. It’s, therefore, important that such people prepare themselves both […]

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Jumia and SheCares partner to provide E-commerce Training to over 3,000 Women in Kenya

Over 3,000 women from across the country are set to benefit from e-commerce training from Jumia in collaboration with SheCares International. This announcement was made at the launch of the inaugural Global Women’s Summit hosted by SheCares International in partnership with Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA). The aim of the training is to support women […]

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Jumia Kenya names Sam Chappatte new Managing Director

Jumia has named Sam Chappatte as their new Managing Director for its Kenyan operations to replace Parinaz Firozi. Prior to his appointment, Sam was managing Jumia’s New Countries, overseeing operations in six countries; Ghana, Uganda, Cameroon, Tanzania, Senegal and Algeria. He replaces Parinaz Firozi who is leaving the company after two years of service. “It […]

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