Updated: You have until 13th Feb to Pre-order the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 on Jumia

Huawei unveiled the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 in Kenya this week. The device is Huawei’s latest mid-range device in the Y series featuring  6.26-inch Dewdrop display, 13MP AI Camera with a f/1.8 wide aperture lens, and an octa-core Qualcomm SoC Snapdragon 450. It also comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and […]

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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 wants to grow its products offering to 10 million in 2019

Jumia wants to cross 10 million products offering on its e-commerce platform in 2019, with new brands exclusive on the platform. The e-commerce leader also plans to grow its market place and vendors on the Jumia platform. This is according to Jumia MD Sam Chappatte. Sam was speaking during an interview with TechTrendsKE to share the company’s […]

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Jumia is selling items under Ksh.500 at half the price

Jumia has launched a Stock up campaign that will see its customers purchase up to 500 items under Ksh.500 at half the price. Dubbed Jumia Stock Up Week 500 Items up to 50% off, the campaign will run from 9th to 13th January both on the Jumia website and app. According to a statement from […]

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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 Ultimate Battle – iPhone X + Samsung Galaxy Note 9

We have previously told you about the Jumia Ultimate Black Friday 2018 deals which will begin on the 23rd of November 2018 at 9 am. On this day, customers will enjoy huge discounts on products like Unga for Ksh. 20, groceries, and even tech products like TVs and phones. And now Jumia has also announced […]

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Jumia Ultimate Black Friday 2018 deals revealed: Groceries, TVs, Phones — and Unga for Ksh.20 bob

The Jumia Ultimate Black Friday 2018 deals have been revealed and there are some good ones which online shoppers in Kenya can take advantage off. The online retailer’s sale begins on the 23rd of November 2018 at 9 a.m but will be officially launched on 22nd at exactly 11:59 pm. Its circular highlights a bunch of […]

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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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Top Opening Jumia Black Friday 2018 Flash Sales from 2nd November at 9:00AM

Jumia Black Friday 2018 kicks off officially on 2nd November and will run for an entire month to 30th November. Jumia expects this year’s Black Friday to be twice as big as last year and this only means there’s so much you should look forward to. The e-commerce leader says 4 million Kenyans are expected to […]

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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 partners with Amadeus to launch first Flight Marketplace in Africa

Jumia Travel has partnered with Amadeus, a leading travel technology company to launch the first flight marketplace in Africa. The partnership is the base for a new flights marketplace on Jumia, which according to the company will be a step further towards making travel in Africa simple and affordable. The platform aims at enabling travel […]

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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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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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Pre-order the Tecno SPARK 2 now on Jumia for Ksh. 11,299

A few weeks ago we told you Tecno Mobile was planning to launch its next device in the SPARK series, the Tecno SPARK 2. Just like the previous devices in this series, the phone is targeted for the mid-range smartphone market. The Tecno SPARK 2 has now been spotted and is now available for pre-order […]

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Jumia to deliver fresh farm produce within four hours in Nairobi

E-commerce platform Jumia has partnered with various fresh produce suppliers in Nairobi to launch an online grocery store on its website. Dubbed ‘Jumia Fresh’ the new category announced yesterday will see customers shop for fresh vegetables, fruits and meat from Jumia and expect a delivery of up to four hours. “This is our way of […]

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Jumia deliveries within Nairobi will now cost you Ksh.100

Jumia Kenya has announced that it has reduced the delivery fee for products within Nairobi from Ksh.250 down to Ksh.100. The move, according to the company is aimed at making it more cost-effective for customers to buy Frequently Manufactured Consumer Goods (FMCG’S) from the platform while at the same time enhancing customer satisfaction. “We hope […]

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Jumia Food Kenya Bets on New App to Better User Experience

Online food delivery service provider Jumia Food has today announced the launch of a new mobile app which it says will revolutionize online food delivery in the country. The new app will further improve online  payment flow as well as the chat function; allowing customers to ask questions about Jumia Food restaurants to the customer […]

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Key highlights from the Jumia Mobile Week 2018 White paper

On March 15th, Africa’s leading online shopping platform Jumia released its Mobile Week 2018 white paper. The report noted that out of 420 million mobile phone subscribers in Africa, 100 million own a smartphone and this number is expected to double in the next two years. Jumia attributes the growth in mobile phone connections and […]

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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 HOUSE ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

When: March 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Pride Inn, Westlands

The Jumia House Annual Excellence Awards have firmly established a benchmark to recognise and reward enterprises that have contributed to national development in the real estate sector, not only from a development perspective but also[…]

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Jumia House, Al Burooj Real Estate partner host Real Estate Event in Kenya

Jumia House has partnered with Dubai based real estate company Al Burooj Real Estate to host a Real Estate Event aimed at promoting its latest development, The Bayz by Danube. Al Burooj Real Estate is an experienced real estate broker holding a wealthy portfolio of properties within the UAE. The company was established in 2008 and has been […]

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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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Tecno launches the Tecno Camon CM, available on Jumia for Ksh.16,999

TECNO Mobile has been teasing the Camon CM, its latest device in the Camon series for a while now. In our previous article, we mentioned that the device will hit the shelves before the end of this month, and yes, it’s finally here. The company has announced that the Tecno Camon CM is now available […]

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JUMIA TRAVEL launches the 2nd edition of KENYA TRAVEL AWARDS

Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, is set to hold the second edition of the Kenya Travel Awards 2018. The awards aim at promoting Kenya’s tourism sector, and responds to the need of encouraging hoteliers to improve the quality of their services for further advancement of their respective destinations. “By organizing these African Travel […]

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2018 JUMIA KENYA TRAVEL AWARDS

When: February 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Fairmont the Norfolk Hotel, Fairmont the Norfolk Hotel

Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, is set to hold the second edition of the Kenya Travel Awards 2018. The awards aim at promoting Kenya’s tourism sector, and responds to the need of encouraging[…]

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The OPPO F5 Youth is here, pre-order one from Jumia for Kshs. 26,990.

OPPO has announced the launch of the OPPO F5 Youth in Kenya. The device is the sister version of the recently launched OPPO F5 and is currently available for pre-order exclusively on Jumia for Kshs. 26,990. Remember, during the OPPO F5 launch, OPPO announced that the OPPO F5 Youth will be available in the country […]

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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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You can now place your Jumia Black Friday orders via USSD

Jumia is for the first time accepting Black Friday orders by USSD from customers. What this means is, customers can simply dial *483* 483#, pick the product they want to buy and the order will be processed just the same way orders placed from the Jumia Kenyan website or mobile app are processed. “USSD is […]

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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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Jumia Food announces plans to hire more female riders

Online food delivery company, Jumia Food has announced plans to recruit more women riders. The company’s new Managing Director Shreenal Ruparelia has pointed to the need for gender diversity and says this new initiative by Jumia Food is aimed at creating equal opportunities in the growing eCommerce industry. The 2016 report by McKinsey places women […]

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Jumia Food appoints Shreenal Ruparelia as its new Managing Director

Online food delivery company, Jumia Food has announced the appointment of new Shreenal Ruparelia as its new Managing Director. Shreenal takes over from Duncan Muchangi who has had a successful tenure in different capacities at the company. Shreenal brings on years of experience with a background in Management Consulting, Start-Ups and eCommerce gained across Australia, […]

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Jumia Travel to revive its Business in Sudan after economic sanctions against the country were revoked

Jumia Travel has announced that it is reviving its operations in Sudan after the revocation of economic sanctions against the country. The sanctions relief, Jumia Travel says comes as a go-ahead to tapping key trade and investment opportunities in Sudan, across industries such as finance, agriculture, mining and tourism. Jumia Travel plans to revive business […]

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Jumia launches loan program for SMEs

Jumia has launched a new lending program targeting small and medium-sized business enterprises (SMEs) across the country.  The loan program according to the company will leverage transactional, operational and behavioural data from Jumia’s platforms by thousands of SMEs to provide credit facilities to them. “The Jumia lending programme was launched with the aim of making […]

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10 Things You Did Not Know About Jumia House

Launched in 2013, Jumia House is a global property portal focusing exclusively on emerging markets. The fast-growing platform is currently in 21 countries in Africa. The leading real estate marketplace offers sellers, buyers, landlords, and renters a secure and easy-to-use platform to find or list properties online. It could be a commercial property for your […]

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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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2017 Jumia Black Friday sale to run from November 13 to December 13

The 2017 edition of the Jumia Black Friday is here. Dubbed ‘31 Days of Deals’, the sale will begin on November 13 and run for a month to December 13 with shoppers being treated to sales and festivities with different deals being released every day. Interesting that Jumia decided to extend the Jumia Black Friday […]

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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 Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group), has for the second consecutive year been named in the list of MIT’s 50 smartest companies – 2017. This year, Jumia ranks at position 44 as compared to 47 on the 2016 list, standing out as a company working to overcome the challenges of e-commerce in Africa. These include […]

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The Infinix Note 4 is now on Jumia for Kshs. 13,999

  The Infinix Note 4 we have been making so much noise about is now available for purchase. Yes, the smartphone has silently appeared on Jumia and is retailing for KSh 13,999. Prior to it being spotted on Jumia, Infinix had already started sending out teasers about the Infinix Note 4 though details about the release […]

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Jumia Food Partners with Sodexo Group to launch a new mobile payment option for employees

Jumia Food has announced a new partnership with Sodexo Group – a global leader in employee benefits and reward scheme to offer employers a seamless mobile payment solution.  Dubbed M-Kula, the new payment option on the global mobile food delivery eCommerce will allow employees access to Jumia Food delivery services, right at their office. With […]

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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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The Infinix S2 Pro will be available on Jumia starting today

Infinix Mobile is officially launching the Infinix S2 PRO (X522) today and there so much to look out for. We have told you so much already about this device on our different social media pages. One thing you should however know is that the Infinix S2 PRO (X522) is the successor of the famous Infinix […]

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‘Jumia Local’ program to help local Manufacturers showcase their products on Jumia

Jumia has today unveiled a new program that will allow Kenyan manufacturers to showcase their ‘Made in Kenya’  products on its website. The ‘Jumia Local’ program is a collaboration between local manufacturers and Jumia and will see products under this arrangement featured more prominently on the main Jumia platform and promoted through the e-tailer’s marketing channels. Vendors joining […]

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Jumia Travel expands to Cover London and Dubai

Jumia Travel is further solidifying its global presence in the hotel, travel, and tourism ecosystem, unveiling new continental and international destinations. The company has registered an inventory of more than 30,000 hotels in Africa and over 300,000 worldwide; only four years since inception in 2013. These include new properties in popular destinations in Africa including […]

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Jumia Travel launches local and international flight services

As the continent marked Africa Aviation Day 2017  Jumia Travel, has announced the launch of flight services for both local and international travelers across the world. The announcement comes at a time when top aviation sector stakeholders and decision makers from different frontiers assemble in a two-day summit, expected to examine internal and external aspects, […]

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Jumia Travel Launches “Travel Wednesday” across its platform

Jumia Travel has launched a campaign dubbed “Travel Wednesday” running every Wednesday to Friday on the company’s official website. The campaign’s main objective is to carry on readily negotiated rates referred to as “Dream Deals” with the aim of encouraging and facilitating travel through the year. With 2017 having been designated as the “Year of […]

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Tecno Mobile partners with Jumia to launch the Tecno W5 Lite

Tecno Mobile has partnered with Jumia Kenya to launch the Tecno W5 Lite. The W5 Lite was launched today at the same time Jumia was holding its Black Friday. The phone is a slightly lower version of the Tecno W5. The Tecno W5 Lite is powered by a 1.3GHZ Quad-core Processor supported with 1gb of […]

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Jumia Travel to offer Kenyan Holidayers with Black Friday Deals for Second Time, After 2015 Debut

Jumia Travel has announced the second big day of the company’s Black Friday fortnight, that has seen a number of flash offers, discounted bargains and pocket-friendly packages go on sale via the company’s online platform –  travel.jumia.com. The Jumia Travel sale is in it’s second season after a successful debut in 2015 and according to […]

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Jumia announces winners of the second edition of the Jumia Hotel Awards

Jumia has announced the winners of the second edition  of Jumia Hotel Awards. The winners were announced yesterday at the same time the company celebrated its third anniversary. With five categories each respectively covering a topical highlight in the hotel business, the Jumia Hotel Awards celebrate greatest achievements and relationships. According to the company that […]

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Jumia says it is confident its countrywide delivery network,and diverse payment options will offer customers a seamless experience.

Jumia Black Friday is coming eleven days earlier

The Jumia Black Friday is here, and it is starting eleven days earlier. Jumia says this is to allow hoppers take advantage of the thousands of deals lined up. Starting 14th November shoppers will enjoy huge discounts on specific categories of products each day across consumer goods, electronics, fashion, home appliances, sports and fitness, kids […]

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Jumia Food launches an on-time delivery platform guarantee for App users

Jumia Food has launched an on-time delivery platform guarantee for all Jumia Food App users. The new platform is expected to further boost customer experience for the company which has  introduced several innovations in recent years aimed at delivery efficiency, reach and easy user interface for their applications. The new feature according to Jumia Food […]

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Jumia launches JumiaPay, a third-party payment solution

Jumia has launched a new third-party online payment solution aimed at providing users with a safer, faster and more convenient online payment experience. Known as JumiaPay, the company says the online payment solution this will be decisive in facilitating online payments across the 23 African countries where it operates, encouraging the progressive change to cashless […]

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Jumia partners with Imax Kenya for fans to purchase tickets via its platforms

Jumia Kenya has entered into a partnership with Imax Kenya that will see fans easily  purchase tickets on Jumia Markets website or Mobile app and pay directly to Imax till number. The ticketing platform which was officially launched yesterday will also enable fans to view the current movies and their schedule.  Buyers  will have a […]

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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 named among MIT’s Top 50 Smartest Companies 2016

Africa Internet Group, which recently re-branded to JUMIA GROUP has been recognized in the MIT prestigious list of the 50 smartest companies- 2016. Ranking 47 on the list, JUMIA stood out as the only company with main focus on the developing African online economy. The list published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology mentioned, among […]

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Hot Deals on Jumia this week

We are up for another week, the second last week in the month of June. This is the time of the month where everyone is broke or what most Kenyans would say ‘’Mwezi iko kwa corner’’. As you ponder how and when this month will end here is something that might interest you. Jumia has […]

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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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Jumia launches 2nd white paper on mobile trends, announces start of Mobile Week

Online retailer, Jumia yesterday announced the start of Jumia Mobile week. The company has partnered with smartphone manufacturing companies; Infinix, Tecno, Wiko,X-Tigi and Injoo, a partnership that will see customers enjoy huge discounts on mobile devices. The company also launched its second white paper on Mobile trends. The paper, takes a look at mobile trends across […]

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MTN and Jumia Launch MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge Across Africa

MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia have launched the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge that will bring together over 1000 entrepreneurs, students and investors, to collaborate on ways to amplify and consolidate Africa’s entrepreneurs. The Pan-African competition will be the first of its kind in Africa Targeting more than 60 universities in 13 […]

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AXA to provide insurance products and services to Jumia African customers

Just a day after announcing a 75 million euros investment in online travel company Jovago, insurance and assets management firm Axa has also signed a new partnership with Africa Internet Group (AIG) to become its exclusive provider of insurance products and services through Jumia and other AIG online and mobile platforms in Africa. AXA will […]

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Jumia Nigeria appoints Mrs Juliet Anammah as New CEO

Jumia Nigeria has appointed Mrs Juliet Anammah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Juliet is taking over from former Co-CEOs Jeremy Doutte and Nicolas Martin, who are taking the reins of Jumia Global across the 11 African countries in which the group operates. “Juliet brings strong leadership capacity and a consumer driven mindset honed from her […]

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Francis DUFAY takes the reins of JUMIA in Côte d’Ivoire to lead the growth of e-commerce

Jumia has formalized the appointment of Francis DUFAY at the head of its subsidiary in Côte d’Ivoire. This announcement follows the appointment of Fatoumata BA with whom Francis DUFAY led JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire since April 2014, to the position of Managing Director at JUMIA Nigeria. Having arrived in April 2014 as Co-Managing Director, Francis DUFAY […]

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Jumia announces Easter egg hunt; Also to offer discounts of up to 85% on fashion

This Easter, Jumia is expected to host what it says is the biggest virtual egg hunt in Kenya’s history.  The online shopping company says one egg will be hidden among different categories of products every day in the week preceding Easter. The egg will contain a voucher code that could see buyers get the hidden item […]

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Jumia Announces Fashion Clearance Sale

Jumia is having another fantastic sale.The clearance sale starting from 19th January – 1st February 2015 will feature discounts for Ladies, Men’s and Kids wear offering the lowest prices across brands such as Vero Moda, Jack&Jones, Dazawa, Ralph-Lauren, Calvin-Klein, Yimaida, kid’s clothing, shoes among others. Every Fashion item on the e-commerce website will be discounted […]

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Jumia black Friday happening today, offering massive discounts on products

The Jumia black Friday in Kenya is happening today where the online shopping platform is giving Kenyans a teasing selection of incredible deals and massive price cuts. With this deal, anyone who shops between 8AM and 1PM will enjoy a 50% discount on over 1,000 fashion products, 35% discounts on those who shop between 1PM – […]

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The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 officially goes on sale in Kenya today

The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 officially goes on sale starting today a two weeks after it was launched. The device was launched towards the end of January and has been available for pre-order until February 13th. From today, 14th February however, customers will now be able to purchase the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 from Huawei […]

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Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Huawei launched the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 in the country this week. The company is selling the device at Ksh.19,999 and Pre-orders kicked off yesterday until 7th February. Huawei has also partnered with Lipa Later a credit facility that lets you pay for any device of your choice then pay monthly including the new Huawei […]

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Huawei unveils the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 in Kenya for Ksh. 17,999

Huawei Mobile Kenya has today unveiled its latest device in the Y Series, the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019. The device was launched at an event held at the New Stanley Hotel and will retail at Kshs 17,999. Pre-orders for the phone also kicked off today until 7th February and Huawei says consumers who pre-order will […]

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Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Huawei launched the Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) in the country early last week featuring some entry-level specifications. Huawei is selling the device at Ksh.9,999 making it one of the least expensive phones in Huawei’s Y series. During the launch, Steven Li, Head of Eastern Africa Mobile at Huawei said the market is growing and consumers […]

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Africa eCommerce Week: Africa had 21 million online shoppers in 2017

Africa had 21 million online shoppers in 2017 according to a report by UNCTAD, the United Nations body that oversees trade for development. The report notes that mobile connectivity is fueling e-commerce in countries like Madagascar, Uganda and Zambia, priming them to better engage with the digital economy. The report was released at the ongoing […]

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Kwesé launches Kwesé Play, its VOD streaming service in Kenya

Kwesé has announced the launch of video-on-demand (VOD) streaming service in Kenya. Known as Kwesé Play, the Econet subsidiary says the service is the centrepiece in its new Kenyan broadcasting strategy and a first in Kenya. The new VoD service will deliver the fastest streaming services in Africa, offering diverse VOD content from global video-on-demand […]

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The Opportunity Cost of Doing Business for SMEs in Africa

The African economy has gathered momentum over the years, with an estimated increase of 3.8% of the real output growth in 2017. As the largest economies gradually strengthen, the 2018/2019 performance should reach 4.1% according to the African Development Bank. This economic growth and sustainable development has largely been contributed by Small and Medium Enterprises […]

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Top firms to sponsor Young Entrepreneur Awards 2018

The inaugural Young Entrepreneur Awards 2018 has signed up three sponsorship deals for the awarding ceremony which will be held on November 28 this year. The awards will now be sponsored by the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF), WYLDE International Limited, Sage Events, and Oracle Consulting. Other sponsors include Jumia Kenya and the Valentine’s Cake […]

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Huawei Y9 (2019) Quick Thoughts: More than just the cameras

 Huawei did a media launch for its latest device in the Y Series, the Huawei Y9 2019 on the 18th of October. At the launch, Huawei Head of Eastern Africa Mobile Steven Li during said the company believes that the Huawei Y9 2019  will be a favourite, mainly amongst Kenyan youth due to its favourable […]

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The Huawei Y9 (2019) unveiled in Kenya for Kshs 24,990

Huawei has today unveiled its latest device in the Y series, the Huawei Y9 2019. The device was launched today an event held at the Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi. “We are delighted to announce the arrival of the Huawei Y9 2019 into this market’’ said  Huawei Head of Eastern Africa Mobile Steven Li during the phone launch. ‘’We […]

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Huawei Y9 (2019) Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Huawei recently unveiled a new device in its Y series, the Huawei Y9 2019 in the country. The new Huawei Y9 2019 device features an upgraded Central Processing Unit (CPU), front and rear dual camera, and the notched HUAWEI FullView Display. The new notched 6.5inch full view display on the Huawei Y9 2019 according to […]

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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 specs, price and availability in Kenya

Xiaomi has confirmed that its flagship killer, the Pocophone F1 which is its first device in its new  Pocophone (You can as well call it POCO) sub-brand is coming to Kenya. The Pocophone F1 was launched globally in August this year and is already on sale in various countries across Europe, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. […]

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Nokia 3.1 Review: Nokia could have done better

The Nokia 3.1 started selling in the country in June this year. HMD Global is selling it at Ksh.15,999 and the device is a complete upgrade, especially in terms of design from the earlier Nokia 3. Remember the Nokia 3 was Nokia’s flagship ‘’budget’ device when Nokia relaunched as an Android smartphone brand back in […]

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Hashmart, the new online retailer in town is betting big on electronics

You will agree with me that the internet has revolutionized how most of us shop. Because of the numerous advantages and benefits, more and more Kenyans these days prefer buying things online over the conventional method of going into stores on Luthuli or Moi Avenue. Kenya boasts of a number of these e-commerce sites; from […]

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Logistics firm Bwala Africa closes Ksh 24 million debt financing

Kenyan logistic firm Bwala Africa Group has secured a  Ksh 24m debt financing from South African-based bank CFC Stanbic to meet the rising demand for last mile fleet connectivity. With the financing, Bwala Africa is rolling out 8 new trucks from ISUZU East Africa, four directly funded by CFC and the other 4 funded internally […]

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XIAOMI Redmi 6A Unboxing and Quick Thoughts

Redmi 6A Unboxing Xiaomi unveiled its budget-friendly Redmi 6A this week in Nairobi. Jumia had already started sending out teasers of the device’s availability on its website a few weeks before this launch happened. You will agree with me that to broaden its portfolio in the Kenyan market, Xiaomi has been pushing a number of […]

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Infinix Note 5 Stylus specs, price and availability in Kenya

Infinix launched the Infinix Note 5 about a month ago, and just like what we saw with the Note 4 we also expected to see an Infinix Note 5 Stylus. We loved the Note 4 Stylus apart from a few things which I hope Infinix will fix with the Note 5. Infinix plans to launch […]

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Infinix Note 5 Review: Best Infinix Device in The Note Series?

Infinix Note 5 Review: The Infinix Note 5 was launched in the country close to a month ago. The device has been rated the best Infinix phone compared to its predecessor the Note 4 which was launched last year. The Infinix Note 5 packs some amazing features like the Android One and Full HD+ infinity […]

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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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Xiaomi Redmi 6A Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

The Xiaomi Redmi 6A is coming to Jumia. The device was launched back in June in Beijing China and is expected to find its way to the country through Jumia. We’re not sure when the Redmi 6A will officially be available on the e-commerce site though since Jumia does not mention the date in a […]

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Samsung Galaxy J6 Specifications, Price and Availability in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy J6 was among the devices Samsung launched in Kenya in June this year. The device was launched together Galaxy JZ Duo, Galaxy J4 and the Galaxy A6+ under the banner ‘The Ultimate Squad’. According to Samsung, Both the devices are targeted to different consumers based on their needs. Samsung is calling the […]

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Huawei Y5 Prime (2018) specifications, price and availability in Kenya

The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 was launched early this month in the country. The device is a budget smartphone targeted at young people, according to the company. The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 comes with some modest specifications. It sports a plastic body which is usually a common trademark for low-end devices. Read >> Huawei Y7 Prime […]

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Quick Review, specs and features

I have been using the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 for a week now. I already did the unboxing article for you which you can check here just in case you missed it. As I mentioned the device is currently available on Jumia for Ksh. for KSh 22,999. So you can grab one if you’re looking […]

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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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Tecno Spark 2 Review: Tecno’s amazing Android Go entry-level smartphone

Tecno Spark 2 Review: Tecno Mobile unveiled the Tecno Spark 2 a couple of weeks ago. The Tecno Spark 2 as I have mentioned in all the articles I did before and after the device was launched is the second device in the Spark series which the company introduced back in 2017. I already did […]

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Updated: Here’s a list of shops where you can buy the latest Nokia devices

You all have been asking where you can buy the latest Nokia devices apart from getting them on e-commerce site Jumia Kenya through our latest deals page here.. Well, I have tried coming up with a list of offline shops and Nokia retail stores where you can buy these devices, including the Nokia 3.1 which […]

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Android One powered Infinix NOTE 5 officially unveiled

Infinix Mobile has finally unveiled the much hyped Infinix Note 5. The device was unveiled yesterday at  a Global event held in Dubai. The Android One Infinix Note 5 is equipped with an Infinity 6.0’’ FHD screen and a 18:9 screen ratio. It also features a perfect 16MP low-light front camera, which allows selfie lovers to […]

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Tecno Spark 2 Unboxing and first thoughts

TECNO Mobile finally unveiled the Tecno Spark 2, its second device in the SPARK series. The device is available on Jumia and other offline shops for  Ksh. 11,299. and as we mentioned in all the previous articles we have mentioned, it features some improved features compared to the previous SPARK. We have a Tecno Spark […]

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Its official, the TECNO SPARK 2 is now available in Kenya

Yesterday we told you that we had spotted the TECNO SPARK 2 on e-commerce site Jumia. We were not really sure if TECNO had officially launched the device but it looks like they did. The company has announced that that it has officially launched the smartphone, which is the second version from the TECNO SPARK […]

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Africa’s Mobile Market Remains Flat as Smartphone Shipments go down

Africa’s overall mobile phone market remained flat in Q1 2018 although smartphone shipments declined for the second successive quarter, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm’s recently published Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that a total of 52.1 million mobile phones were shipped in Q1 […]

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