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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...

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 appeals to local manufacturers with 50% lower commissions

In a move aimed at encouraging more local manufacturers to sell online, e-commerce leader Jumia is now extending a 50% reduction on commissions for...

Kenneth Oyolla Takes Over From Diana Owusu-Kyereko As New Jumia Kenya CCO

Kenneth Oyolla has joined Jumia Kenya as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) from IPS Group Limited where he previously held the same position. He...

Jumia Expects Massive Turn Out For November Black Friday Sale

With Black Friday deals looming, expect massive deals from your favorite e-commerce stores. Kenya’s biggest online retailer, Jumia Kenya, is also pumped up for...

Jumia partners with Posta Kenya to expand its pickup stations countrywide

Jumia Kenya has entered into a new partnership with Postal Corporation of Kenya to expand its pickup up stations across the country ahead of...

Nokia to strengthen its online presence through a new partnership with Jumia Kenya

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has entered into a new partnership with Jumia Kenya as the official distributor of all Nokia products...

More local SMEs need to start selling online, says Jumia Kenya MD Sam Chappatte

Kenya has for a long time been ranked among the African countries that are dominating the e-commerce sales. E-commerce has helped jump-start SMEs and...
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Jumia Has it All Sale – Thousands of electronic products to be discounted

Jumia is for no doubt, the largest e-commerce business in Kenya. Jumia, as a platform, has even been the primary pioneer of e-commerce business...
[Podcast] What makes a startup African? - Jumia

[Podcast] What makes a startup African?

In this episode of our Africa Startup Roundup podcast, Nick and Allan discuss the recent listing of Jumia New York Stock Exchange. The listing...
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 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...

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...

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,...

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...
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...

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,...

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...

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...
GSMA 2019 Mobile Gender Gap Report

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...

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...

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...

#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...

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

Kenya is considered one of the leading markets for smartphones in Africa with connections rapidly growing in recent years and are expected to double...

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...

#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....

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...

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....

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’...

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...

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...

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...

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

Jumia Market is changing its business model from an online Marketplace to an online social shopping site. This is a  peer to peer model...

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%...
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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...

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...

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...

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24Bit Podcast Episode 19: Value vs Brand Name

What's in a name? Well, turns out, a lot. Quite a lot. Question, would you compromise on features of a product you want to buy...

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