Jumia is growing as a company

Posted by - February 27, 2020

The eCommerce business is booming and companies like Jumia are making lots of profit. Presently only operating in 6 markets, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Kenya, Jumia recently exited Rwanda, Tanzania, and Cameroon to focus on nations that could aid their long term development as a company. Jumia, in its financial results for

Jumia shuts down Cameroon Operation, Records Losses

Posted by - November 21, 2019

E-commerce giant Jumia, still smarting from its ill-fated listing at the New York Stock Exchange, has again shocked Africa e-commerce watchers when it on Monday folded up its operations in Cameroon without prior information to the public and workers. The development means Cameroon becomes the third African country in which Jumia has shut down operations.

Jumia to Leverage Digital Solutions to Tackle Hunger in Africa

Posted by - October 24, 2019

Worried about the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 2019 report, which disclosed a rise in world hunger for the third year in a row, Jumia, an e-Commerce company said it would leverage digital technology solutions to tackle hunger in Africa According to the report, “From Africa and Asia to Latin America and the Near

Jumia initiative empowers Lagos women to deepen e-commerce penetration

Posted by - June 19, 2019

Online shopping destination, Jumia is empowering resident women in Lagos to deepen e-commerce penetration in Nigeria through Women & Youth Empowerment Programme. The programme was created to provide training and support to young women and youth seeking to expand their sources of income. It is also aimed at ultimately bridging the widening unemployment gap among

Jumia pens deal with smartphone maker Xiaomi

Posted by - March 7, 2019

Nigerian e-commerce platform, Jumia has announced a partnership with Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi. With this partnership, Jumia will open the Mi, Xiaomi’s flagship phone brand, official store on its platform giving access to customers across 14 countries on the continent. This will first serve Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Morocco, and Ghana. Most of these