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    Jumia releases updated app for Android

    May 20, 2015 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

    Jumia, an online shopping platform, has released a new version of its android application. According to the company, the updated version of the application is expected to offer its customers a smoother and faster way to access its products. To add to the...

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    Nigeria: Wiko unveils Getaway smartphone

    March 16, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, West AfricaComments (0)

    Wiko has launched its latest device, which has been dubbed “Getaway,” in Nigeria. According to the mobile phone manufacturer, it has also partnered with online e-commerce platform “Jumia” in order to distribute the device. Wiko’s...

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    Infinix Hot X507 launches in Ivory Coast

    February 16, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, West AfricaComments (0)

    Infinix Hot has launched its latest mobile device, the Infinix Hot X507. According to the mobile manufacturer, the device will only be available in the Ivory Coast through online e-commerce store – Jumia. The X507 will retail for CFA 45,900. The device...

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    Nairobi: Traffic jams set to drive consumers online

    December 19, 2014 • East Africa, Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The fear of getting stuck in traffic jams dotted with thousands of stationary vehicles in a bottleneck entry into Kenya’s capital is what has led to the shift in consumer trends as residents move to shop online, this is according to online retailer Jumia....

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    Africa’s emerging markets offer high growth for e-Commerce

    October 30, 2014 • Online, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s emerging markets offer high growth for e-Commerce

    Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. This is according to Sumesh Rahavendra, head of marketing for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), who says the recently released ‘Shop the...

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    Nigeria: Jumia unveils same day delivery service

    September 18, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: Jumia unveils same day delivery service

    Jumia has introduced a same day delivery to its customers in Lagos, exactly two years after its major competitor, Konga, introduced a similar service in the country. According to Nicolas Martin, Jumia’s Managing Director, the online retailer’s goal is...

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    Jumia expects E-commerce boom in Egypt

    September 8, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Jumia expects E-commerce boom in Egypt

    E-commerce models nowadays often take on an American style; however, this is not the case for Egypt. As a start up investing in the Arab world, Jumia Egypt has adopted the values and qualities of e-commerce in the Middle East and Africa. By utilising...

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    Jumia responds to Africa’s growing mobile market

    September 4, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Jumia responds to Africa’s growing mobile market

    The mobile internet sector in Africa is developing rapidly, with smartphones becoming much more affordable and growing in popularity. Jumia has taken advantage of this with a mobile app that allows an increasing number of Africans to access the e-commerce...

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    Jumia expands to Cameroon

    August 26, 2014 • Online, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Jumia expands to Cameroon

    Jumia is rapidly becoming a household name across the continent of Africa. Following its recent launches in Uganda and Ghana, the online retailer has now gone live in Cameroon. With the launch of the Jumia in Cameroon, the company is now active in 9 countries...

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    Jumia Egypt seals partnership with Sony

    August 20, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Jumia Egypt seals partnership with Sony

    Jumia has officially inked and sealed its partnership with Sony on its Egyptian website. Launched two months ago, Sony’s online store on Jumia has increased as well as boosted its sales in Egypt by 15%. This is according to the company. Mattia Perroni, CEO...

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    Bata to sell on Jumia Kenya

    July 24, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Bata to sell on Jumia Kenya

    Bata, a Kenyan footwear manufacturer and retailer, has made the move to sell its products online on Jumia’s Kenya marketplace. The company has chosen to list on the marketplace due to its popularity in order to increase sales and revenue. The Jumia...

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    Jumia Nigeria reveals Online Marketplace for SMEs

    July 10, 2014 • Online, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Jumia Nigeria reveals Online Marketplace for SMEs

    Jumia Nigeria celebrates its 2nd year anniversary with massive growth and impact on the Nigerian economy. Over the past 2 years Jumia has been building an online platform that attempts to bridge the gap between consumers and access to products. As part of...

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    Jumia Nigeria expands to Kano

    June 25, 2014 • North Africa, OnlineComments Off on Jumia Nigeria expands to Kano

    Online retailer Jumia is continuing to expand its reach in Nigeria. Two years after it was first established in Nigeria, Jumia is now said to be the country’s largest online retailer. Part of the brand’s aim is to provide customers with choice in retail,...

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    Drogba & Co by HOM range launched on Jumia Ivory Coast

    June 25, 2014 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Drogba & Co by HOM range launched on Jumia Ivory Coast

    Didier Drogba, captain of the Ivory Coast national team, has brought his Drogba & Co. by HOM underwear range home to the Ivory Coast exclusively on www.jumia.ci, with 1€ from every sale going to the Didier Drogba Foundation. Produced in partnership...

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    Egypt: Jumia opens up to retailers

    May 29, 2014 • North AfricaComments Off on Egypt: Jumia opens up to retailers

    The “Shop-in-shop” concept on JUMIA Egypt provides access to JUMIA’s own nationwide shipping fleet, storage facilities, customer service platforms and offer buyers flexible payment methods. “The opportunity is huge”, said Mattia Perroni, CEO of...

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    10 Africans making waves in technology

    May 9, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Africans making waves in technology

    IT News Africa takes a look at ten of the continent’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are making some serious waves in the technology space – either by reimagining established products or services, expanding radically into new areas, or developing...