Finalists announced in the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia

20 April — Following a rigorous selection process, involving more than 700 applicants from 26 countries across Africa, the top three finalists in the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia have been revealed.

April 2016

  1. Apr 05

    Africa Internet Group and Orange partner to drive growth in Africa

    Africa Internet Group, the largest e-commerce platform in Africa and parent company of Jumia, today announced a partnership with Orange to accelerate the growth of the company and seize development opportunities on the continent.

March 2016

  1. Mar 21

    Jumia Egypt Introduces ‘Credit Card on Delivery’ Payment Method to Customers

    MasterCard and PayMob partner with Jumia to introduce new payment method
  2. Mar 14

    Jovago partners with AccorHotels in Africa

    Jovago and AccorHotels announced today the signing of an innovative partnership to incorporate all AccorHotels established on the African continent on the Jovago platform - Africa’s n°1 online hotel booking website.
  3. Mar 10

    Jovago launches extranet mobile app for all hotels partners

    Jovago.com, Africa’s leading hotel-booking website, has officially launched Jovago Extranet App, a mobile application that will revolutionize the daily tasks of Hotel Managers.
  4. Mar 03

    Africa Internet Group, parent of Jumia, the leading ecommerce platform in Africa, secures over € 300M of funding from MTN, Rocket Internet, AXA and Goldman Sachs

    Africa Internet Group (“AIG”), the parent of Jumia, the leading ecommerce platform in Africa, has secured more than Euro 300 million in funding from new and existing investors, including the previously announced funding commitment from AXA.

February 2016

  1. Feb 29

    Kaymu Celebrates #3YearsofChoice on its Third Anniversary

    February has marked Kaymu’s third year as a powerful player in the ecommerce ecosystem of Nigeria and Africa at large. This month was filled with initiatives that spoke to Kaymu’s commitment to the community.
  2. Feb 18

    Kaymu rallies community to make a difference on International Childhood Cancer Day

    February 15th was a cheerful day for the children at the Pediatric Oncology Ward of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). In honor of International Childhood Cancer Day, Kaymu spent a fun and gift-filled morning playing with children battling cancer.
  3. Feb 16

    MTN partner with Jumia to launch first of its kind entrepreneurship challenge across Africa

    MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia, are proud to announce the launch of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia.
  4. Feb 08

    Jumia and AXA partner to provide insurance products and services to African customers

    Africa Internet Group (“AIG”), a leading e-commerce group in Africa, and AXA, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, today announced a partnership whereby AXA will become the exclusive provider of insurance products and services through Jumia and other AIG online and mobile platforms in Africa.
  5. Feb 05

    Kaymu Launches Referral Program to Reward Loyal Buyers

    Kaymu.com.ng, Nigeria's #1 online marketplace, is excited to announce the launch of its referral program, a rewards initiative for loyal buyers who can earn Kaymu vouchers for referring friends, family, or colleagues to the site.

January 2016

  1. Jan 26

    The 12 facts and figures about e-commerce in Nigeria in 2015

    Pan-African E-commerce company, Jumia has just released a new Infographic with the objective of shining a light on the key facts and figures of the year that has passed as well as the promise of 2016. In 12 points, it goes back on its most memorable sales of the year, the records it broke, its engagement towards its customers and its fight for employment and talent creation in Nigeria, among others.

December 2015

  1. Dec 15

    Kaymu.com.ng releases white paper on e-commerce market trends in Nigeria

    After months spent conducting a detailed research on the e-commerce eco-system in Nigeria, the leading online shopping community, Kaymu Nigeria, has put together a white paper tagged 'E-commerce in Nigeria: Market Trends and Consumer Behavior' where they researched on the purchasing habits of e-commerce consumers in Nigeria.
  2. Dec 03

    Jumia dominated Black Friday Sales in Nigeria and reveals astounding performance

    Jumia dominated Black Friday Sales in Nigeria and reveals astounding performance
  3. Dec 02

    Climate Change and Tourism; Beyond the COP21 to Individual Responsibility

    According to the Davos Declaration signed during the second International Conference on Tourism and Climate Change; tourism is estimated to contribute at least 5% of global CO2 emissions. This means that if any sector is to be at the forefront of driving and campaigning for effective Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) at the ongoing COP21; then that must be the Tourism Sector.

November 2015

  1. Nov 30

    Africa’s Jumia records ‘Black Friday’ sales with more than 5,3 million visits

    Black Friday, the busiest shopping day imported from the US, drew in more than 2,8 millions unique visitors on jumia.com, Africa’s largest online shopping mall. Mobile traffic accounted for 67% of total traffic amounting to a total of 235k orders making Black Friday 2015 the largest shopping event in Africa.
  2. Nov 27

    It’s going to be a Black Friday for Wonderbags in Africa

    Black Friday, one of the most popular shopping events in the world – is all about deals and bargain hunting. Set to be the first and largest event of its kind in Africa, Jumia - the leading online shopping destination in Africa, introduced Black Friday to the African market in 2013 and this year it will take place on Friday 27th November.
  3. Nov 26

    Hellofood celebrates 3rd anniversary in Africa Now receives a new food order every 5 seconds!

    Three years ago today, Hellofood went live in Africa, receiving orders from its first 2 customers in Lagos. That was the start of an incredible journey to revolutionize how people eat in Africa, which now sees someone placing a Hellofood order every 5 seconds, across 11 countries in Africa.
  4. Nov 24

    Facebook and Jumia inspire Nigerian entrepreneurs with growth ideas

    Facebook and Jumia Nigeria partnered to host the first ‘Boost Your Business’ event in Nigeria last Thursday (19 November) at the Landmark Event Centre. More than 500 Nigerian entrepreneurs gathered to network, hear about marketing best practices, and learn about how they can use Facebook and Jumia to grow their businesses.
  5. Nov 16

    Jumia to repeat Black Friday e-commerce success in Africa

    Jumia, Africa’s largest online shopping mall, aims to surpass last years Black Friday e-commerce success, when experienced a tenfold in sales and had over 1,500,000 online visitors.
  6. Nov 12

    Jovago now speaks swahili

    Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, Jovago.com has finally announced it has expanded its user-friendly and dynamic website with the incorporation of the Swahili language on its website.
  7. Nov 11

    MIA LAUNCHES XIAOMI SMARTPHONES IN NIGERIA THROUGH ONLINE PARTNERSHIP WITH E-TAILER JUMIA

    MIA Group today announced that it is launching two of Xiaomi’s iconic smartphones in Nigeria, which will be made available on e-commerce website Jumia, its exclusive online partner for the launch.
  8. Nov 05

    Jovago Signs First Somalia Hotel; Industry Finally Taps into the Online Market

    Jovago.com has signed up the first of Somali hotels to Africa’s leading online booking platform. This milestone comes at a time when the global hospitality industry is shifting gear in response to the e-Commerce wave sweeping through the sector.

October 2015

  1. Oct 29

    Jovago partners with Rwandair in Ghana

    Africa’s #1 hotel booking portal, Jovago.com has signed a partnership with Rwanda Airlines company in Ghana as part of its drive to expand its growing customer base.
  2. Oct 23

    Jumia unveils vendor-friendly redesigned website and boosts customer experience

    Jumia, the leading online shopping destination in Africa, has launched its newly redesigned website jumia.com to its entire Africa audience.