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Jumia Opens Up Its Logistics Services To Third Parties

Jumia launches 8th Anniversary campaign to support sellers

Jumia is marking its 8th Anniversary by celebrating consumers and communities through tailored campaigns in the exceptional context of the pandemic. The company’s anniversary themed...
Jumia Opens Up Its Logistics Services To Third Parties

Jumia Has Opened Up Its Logistics Services To External Clients

E-commerce leader Jumia has opened its logistics services to external clients for deliveries. The company will leverage its logistics networks which is one of...
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Visa customers who order medication and essential products via MYDAWA to get discounted rates

Visa has entered into a partnership with online retail pharmacy MYDAWA to give discounts to its customers who order medication and other essential products...
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Purchasing essential products on Jumia with your Mastercard will earn you a 10% discount

Consumers who purchase essential products using their Mastercard on the Jumia platform will receive up to a 10% discount on their order. Jumia has entered...

COVID-19: KEPSA and Jumia launch Digital Commerce Program to support Kenyan businesses

Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has partnered with e-commerce leader Jumia to register and train local businesses to sell online. Through the Digital Commerce...

DPO Group and Mastercard launch DPO Store, an e-commerce platform for African businesses

Digital payments company, DPO Group, has launched an e-commerce platform to help merchants across Africa to move their businesses online. Known as DPO Store,...

StarTimes new online platform, StarTimes GO, will allow customers to shop from their TVs

Pay Television provider StarTimes Kenya has introduced an online shopping platform for its customers. Named StarTimes GO, the platform will offer the public access...

Twiga Foods sign fresh produce distribution deal with Jumia, cut prices by 50%

Twiga Foods has signed a distribution deal with e-commerce leader Jumia to deliver fresh and processed food to consumer's homes in Nairobi. The partnership...

Jumia donates 100,000 masks to the government to help fight Covid-19

Jumia has today donated 100,000 masks to the Ministry of Health to support the fight against Covid-19. The masks will be distributed to community health...
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Kenyans turn to e-commerce as coronavirus pandemic fears grow

The coronavirus has spread to dozens of countries across Africa within weeks, with the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) warning that the...
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Jumia And Reckitt Benckiser To Provide African Consumers Access To Hygiene Products As Coronavirus...

The effects of Coronavirus continue to be felt across the globe and organisations around the world are joining hands to fight the crisis which...

Jumia Tech Week Campaign Starts Today, Here’s What To Expect

Jumia Kenya has announced the launch of this year’s Jumia Tech Week campaign. The campaign kicks of today, 16th March and will run until...
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Jumia Advertising now official, opens its platform for brands to advertise

Three weeks ago, Jumia Kenya CEO, Sam Chappatte, through a LinkedIn post revealed that the e-commerce giant was planning to launch what they’re calling...

Jumia says it attracted over 100M unique visits during Jumia Black Friday 2019

Jumia has reported that the 2019 Black Friday had hit a record high, attracting over 100 million unique visits to the Jumia website. In an...

Jumia Black Friday Goes Live, Over 100,000 customers log in

The 2019 Jumia Black Friday finally kicked off last night Thursday, November 9th. Jumia Black Friday went live at exactly 11:59 and is expected...

Used hard drives being sold on eBay still contain people’s sensitive personal data, report

42% of hard drives purchased on eBay still contain sensitive data. 15% of these hard drives hold personal information on them, from financial records...

Consider these key points before integrating a payment gateway into your website

More people are now shopping online and if you sell online, you have to make a smart move to provide a seamless checkout process...

[Column] Tearing down barriers for the growth of African rural e-commerce

The rise and growth of e-commerce in the world and primarily in Africa has created a lot of business opportunities, not only in urban...
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[Column] There’s a need for more disruption in Africa’s tech scene

For most people living outside Africa, they imagine the continent as the home of poverty, corruption, internet fraud, infrastructure deficit, and everything that describes...

[Column] Can e-commerce be Africa’s economic goldmine?

Digital economy in Africa is snowballing, and in the process, it’s creating new jobs and opportunities for digital entrepreneurs to explore a larger web...

This startup wants to be Africa’s biggest fashion resale website and its launching in...

Rebivo, the startup that aim’s to be Africa’s biggest fashion resale website is launching in Nairobi. The startup through its online is now accepting...
Kasha now in Kenya

Kasha, Rwanda’s health and personal care products e-commerce platform now in Kenya

Kash, Rwandan e-health and personal care platform for women has officially launched in Kenya. The e-commerce platform first launched three years ago in Rwanda...
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KenTrade CEO Amos Wangora re-elected to Presidency of AAEC General Assembly

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) Chief Executive Officer, Amos Wangora has been re-elected to the Presidency of African Alliance for E-commerce (AAEC) General Assembly...
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Jumia scraps shipping fees for Jumia Global items

Customers who shop for Jumia Global items will enjoy free international delivery after Jumia announced that it has scrapped the international shipping fees. “We...
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Jumia welcomes Mastercard as its new shareholder

A few weeks Jumia filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, the company has welcomed a new investor. The leading pan-African...
M-Pesa AliExpress partnership

Kenyans can now pay for purchases on Alibaba’s AliExpress via M-Pesa

Kenyans shopping on AliExpress will from today be able to pay for their purchases using M-Pesa. Safaricom has entered into a partnership with Ant...
Jumia Home Makeover campaign kicks off on April 24th, up to 50% discounts on various home appliances

Jumia and Unilever Super Brand Day to offer massive discounts on consumer goods for...

Jumia Kenya will from Monday 25th February 2019 run the first ever-ever Jumia Super Brand Day, a one-day shopping event for online shoppers. The...
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...
Jumia Home Makeover campaign kicks off on April 24th, up to 50% discounts on various home appliances

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...

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...

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...

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...

Posta eyeing new partnership with Amazon

Kenya’s postal service provider the Kenya Postal Corporation of Kenya is eyeing a deal with American e-commerce company Amazon that will see it become their...

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...

E-Commerce penetration in Kenya ramping up travel

Online buying and selling of goods and services, online transactions, high mobile penetration, fast connectivity, a digital savvy population and an increased consumer spending...

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%...

Kilimall officially launches is affiliate marketing programme

E-commerce site Kilimall has officially unveiled its affiliate marketing programme. Dubbed KiliAffiliates, the program will see young people with online and social media presence...

The Sharing Economy: a driver for e-commerce in Kenya and Africa.

Technologically advanced innovations and solutions are disrupting the somehow settled e-Commerce sector. According to a report by Price WaterHouse Coopers (UK), global revenues generated by...

Click and Collect – the shifting internet retail in Kenya

  Internet retailing in Kenya is taking an interesting turn, customers now increasingly prefer to order an item online, collect it offline, sample it, keep...

Travelstart secures US$40M funding from Amadeus Capital

Online Travel company Travelstart has today announced a US$40 million funding from global technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners. With the investment Travelstart also enters...

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,...

5 Trends That Shaped Kenya’s E-Commerce Market in 2015

2015 has no doubt been an impressive year for e-commerce in Kenya as more and more consumers chose to turn to the online space...

E-commerce: Retailers should optimize supply chains to ensure customer satisfaction this festive season

The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season. Retailers therefore need to pay careful attention to...

E-Commerce: Beware of potential customs charges when sending or receiving gifts internationally

In the lead up to the festive season, consumers are increasingly turning to e-commerce shopping portals instead of visiting physical stores due the convenience that...

DHL Africa Launches pocket-sized, all-touch computers to meet increasing delivery demands

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has launched pocket-sized, all-touch computers that capitalize on the latest technological advancements, and ensure customers on the continent benefit from...

Interview: The evolving role of E-commerce in the travel industry

The most amazing aspect of e-commerce is its ability to impact sales and marketing efforts immediately, however, the uptake of e-commerce is still on...

e-Commerce:MOBOfree launches First-of-a-Kind ID Verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

MOBOfree has today announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda in what it says is aimed at strengthening...

e-Commerce: MOBOfree Records Outstanding Performances in Africa

MOBOfree.com, the leading African social marketplace has announced  an increase of more than 44% in the number of registered users of MOBOfree.com in Nigeria...

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