Jumia targets 1M products in 2018 to be your online one-stop-shop!

Nairobi, Kenya 20th December 2017: — Jumia Kenya has announced that it projects to grow its product category by 2X more next year to 1M, to position the company as the only online one-stop-shop in Africa. This follows the recent success of Black Friday event which saw the company attract an all-time high 10M customers to... Continue Reading →


Jumia Travel Opens Physical Agencies in Nairobi

By Lillian Gaitho Offline sales are still important. 45% of tour and attraction transactions are happening directly offline. This makes in-person exchanges a top channel for activity sales - Phocuswright, 2017 Growth of local travel market a key contributing factor - Kenya Tourism Board, 2016 report Need to create a seamless process for the customer... Continue Reading →

Jumia Food Announces New Managing Director

By Lillian Gaitho                               Company’s outgoing Managing Director Joins Jumia Pay Nairobi, Kenya - October 17, 2017 (Jumia Group) - Online food delivery company, Jumia Food has announced the appointment of new Managing Director, Shreenal Ruparelia, taking over from Duncan Muchangi following a successful tenure in different capacities. Shreenal brings on years of experience with... Continue Reading →

Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

By Josephine Wawira   Each year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) identifies top 50 global companies, both established and startups that are creating new opportunities using ingenious technologies to meet the needs of a demanding market worldwide. Nairobi, Kenya - 10th July, 2017 – Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group), has for the second consecutive... Continue Reading →

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