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Jumia Becomes Authorized Dealer for Starlink Kits

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Jumia and Starlink have announced a new deal. The partnership between the African e-commerce platform and the broadband provider will see the sale of...
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Rural E-Commerce, the Next Phase of Jumia’s Growth

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E-commerce has grown tremendously in the last few years, fundamentally changing the shopping habits of Kenyans. This has led to emergence of rural e-commerce....

Jumia Kenya Picks Third CEO in Under Two Years

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The Kenyan arm of e-commerce platform Jumia has announced that Charles Ballard will assume the position of CEO. Charles has already succeeded Juan Seco,...

Jumia Fired 900 Employees in Q4 2022

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Layoffs in the technology field appeared to have affected more companies than we had anticipated, with a recent report stating that e-commerce platform Jumia...

Jumia’s Drone Deliveries Expand to Nigeria and Ivory Coast, Could Head to Kenya Soon

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Ecommerce services wouldn’t be here without the internet. Ever since the web started becoming commonplace in the 90s, and 2000s for developing nations, businesses...

Betty Mwangi Exits Jumia Kenya as CEO as Group Hires JumiaPay Exec

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Ecommerce platform Jumia has made another change in its leadership staff. Today, the company’s Kenya arm will be led by a new CEO, Juan Seco. He...

Huawei Appeals to Customers to Use Petal Search More With Jumia Integration

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Besides, Huawei says that it is in the process of concluding a full integration Jumia with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS).
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Jumia Registers Loss in Q4 2020, Blames COVID-19 Pandemic

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Jumia has recently announced its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results and it has some key insights about the company. The company paints Q4...
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Airtel Money Payments Hit the Road in Kenya with Jumia

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Jumia and Airtel Kenya have today announced their partnership which will see consumers complete their online payment transactions using Airtel Money. “Millions of Kenyans rely...
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OPPO W31 Wireless Earphones Now Discounted on Jumia

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OPPO recently launched the OPPO A92 together with the OPPO W31, their premium wireless earphones. The earphones are now discounted. The earphones retail at Ksh...
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Jumia Entices Local Vendors with 50% Lower Commissions, But Does it Address Perennial Woes?

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Jumia Kenya has lowered vendor commissions with the hope that they can keep them happy in the wake of rivals much better commissions.
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Former Multichoice Exec Kenneth Oyolla Joins Jumia Kenya as CCO

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Jumia, the regional e-commerce platform appointed Kenneth Oyolla as its new chief commerical officer in Kenya. Mr Oyolla takes over from Diana Owusu-Kyereko who was...
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Jumia Kenya is Launching an Advertising Arm Amidst its Restructuring Efforts

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Jumia is preparing to launch an advertising arm, which comes a few weeks after the company had layoffs in the country. Sam Chappatte, Jumia Kenya's...

Kenyans Spend Trillions Buying Goods and Services Online Amid a Challenging E-Commerce Space

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The growth of e-commerce services in Kenya, while not necessarily returning profits to vendors, is something most people can see. In spite of the...
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Jumia to Cease Operations in Rwanda, Shuts Down Jumia Travel in Nigeria

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Jumia is continuing with its optimization moves where they'll cease operations in Rwanda and shut down Jumia Travel in Nigeria
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Jumia Reportedly Lays Off Employees in Kenya

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Jumia is being reported to have laid off employees in Kenya which follows a recent closure of their operations in Tanzania
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Jumia Exits Tanzania Market After Axing Operations in Cameroun

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E-commerce site Jumia is no longer in Tanzania. According to Techawk, Africa’s ‘Amazon’ closed shop in the country in order to focus operation in other...
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Jumia Exits Cameroon Market, Cites Unsustainable Business Environment

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E-commerce giant Jumia has reportedly shut down operations in Cameroun. The company, which is headquartered in Europe but sells as an African company with...
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Jumia Launches Subscription Service That’s Similar to Amazon Prime

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Popular e-commerce platform Jumia has launched a prepaid subscription service, which is something we have seen with the e-commerce giant Amazon. The subscription service is...
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Jumia Slapped With a Class Action Lawsuit Over IPO

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  Recently, Jumia, the well known ecommerce site, listed at the biggest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange. The stock did very well at...
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Research Firm’s Damning Report See Jumia’s Stock Hit Rock Bottom

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A couple of weeks ago, ecommerce giant made headlines by listing in the New York Stock Exchange. It was a big deal because the...
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Jumia is Not An African Startup – The Continent is a Means to its End

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Late last week, ecommerce giant that operates primarily in Africa listed in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Its shares started trading at about...
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At $1 Billion Valuation, Jumia is Ripe for The Perfect IPO Exit

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Rocket Internet, the company that helped start Jumia back in 2012 is well-known for clowning US startups and launching them in emerging markets. This...

Xiaomi Redmi 6A Review: Buy This One!

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There is a debate doing rounds across the interwebs that prized OEMs are pushing the price of their high-end devices to a limit that...
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Mzizzi.com Aims to Root Out E-Commerce Hurdles for Small Businesses

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E-commerce has taken over the way we shop, with companies such as Amazon and Jumia taking up the market in their respective regions. The...

Airtel Kenya and Jumia Pair Up to Push Customer Acquisition

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Airtel, Kenya's second largest telco has partnered with the country's largest e-commerce platform Jumia to offer subscribers shopping vouchers in a bid to push...

Top 10 Smartphones Under 10k – Jumia Mobile Week

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Jumia Mobile Week is underway and we have a few days left before the close the curtains on this annual promotion. We have already...
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Best Smartphone Deals to Grab During Jumia’s Mobile Week

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The best part about Jumia Mobile Week is the discounts and promotions that it brings along with it, however, browsing through all the deals...
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Jumia Mobile Week Treasure Hunt Brings Samsung Galaxy S9 for Close to Free!

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Ahoy Matey! If ye 'ave ever wanted t' feel like a pirate, then yer time be now. Ok, let us translate that for those who...
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Online Classifieds Portal ToLet Acquires Jumia House Nigeria for Undisclosed Fee

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Nigeria’s online real estate firm ToLet.com.ng has acquired Jumia House Nigeria, an ecommerce property portal that, prior to this acquisition, was owned by Jumia....
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Tecno Phantom 8 Arrives at Jumia with 2.5GB of Free Telkom Data and a Special Gift Pack

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The other day, we mentioned that Tecno flagship phone, the Phantom 8, had arrived at PhonePlaceKenya for KES 32,000. That price remains a bargain, even...
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Jumia is Planning to Offer Loan Services to its Vendors, Soon

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Ecommerce company Jumia will introduce a lending scheme for its merchants in some of the countries it operates in, including Kenya, Ivory Coast, Egypt...
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Jumia Kenya Makes a Move in Preparation for Safaricom’s Masoko Launch

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Following the announcement that Safaricom is about to make a major play in the e-commerce industry with Masoko, it seems like current players are...
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Jumia Market, Formerly Kaymu, is Reportedly Shutting Down

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In June 2016, Africa Internet Group (AIG) rebranded all its e-commerce subsidiaries to Jumia in an effort to shore up the company's marketing efforts...
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Safaricom to Get Into General E-commerce with Launch of Masoko

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By now you should know the trend, if it's Safaricom and I'm the author, it's probably a rant, a leak or on the rare,...

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