JOVAGO Launches an Ethiopian Hospitality Report

22 October — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 22nd of Oct. 2015 - A report carried out by on a massive spectrum of factors that make up the tourism industry in Ethiopia has revealed key trends in the sector as well as distinctive opportunities in the industry. The report indicates that although Ethiopia has tremendous tourism potential and exclusive historical sites, it has not fully utilized its potential. However, the contribution of tourism to income revenue in Ethiopia’s economy has increase...

October 2015

  1. Oct 15


    Jumia, the leading online shopping destination in Africa, has been adjudged the overall best organization in 2015 Customer Service (CS) practice in Nigerian e-commerce landscape.
  2. Oct 07

    Jovago becomes first African OTA on Google Hotels Ads

    Africa’s N°1 Hotel Booking website, has been featured on the Google Travel Platform. This increases the scope of potential customers and the propensity to boost Jovago activities in Africa to a larger extent.
  3. Oct 06

    Jumia to partner with MTN for free internet in Nigeria

    Jumia, in partnership with MTN has unleashed a Zero Rate App for all subscribers of the telecom giant to enable customers shop confidently and conveniently without data charges.

September 2015

  1. Sep 23

    JOVAGO Launches Hospitality Industry Report on the Kenyan Sector

    A report carried out by Jovago on a host of factors that make up the tourism industry in Kenya ahead of the Africa Travel Association scheduled for November has revealed key trends in the sector as well as distinctive opportunities in the industry.
  2. Sep 22

    Everjobs officially launches career portal in Ethiopia

    Everjobs (, Africa’s newestonline career portal, recently started its operations in Ethiopia. The company’s mission is to simplify the job search and hiring process by connecting professionals with employers in a matter of clicks, acting as a key driving force in redirecting Ethiopia’s best talent to international companies as well as small local enterprises (SME’s).
  3. Sep 15

    Everjobs officially launches career portal in Tanzania

    Everjobs (, Tanzania’s newest online career portal, recently started its operations in Tanzania. During a press conference, Co-founder and Managing Director for Africa Eric Lauer introduced the company officially to the public.
  4. Sep 14

    Jumia seals deal with G4S for offline Pick-up points across Kenya

    Jumia customers will be able to collect their online purchases from G4S centers across the country after the two companies signed a partnership. The service will be available in select G4S centres with the list expected to grow in the coming months. The move is part of Jumia’s strategy to meet the demands of its growing customer base across the country.
  5. Sep 10

    Addis Ababa, Nairobi Listed as Most Expensive Hotel Rates in Africa

    A recent report by STR Global, a hospitality research firm has revealed a number of factors that could be influencing the pricing of hotels across various African capitals. The report majorly noted that despite having some of the continent’s recognized chains as well as renowned global brands; the hotel rate in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi is almost double that of the more advanced South African capital - Johannesburg.
  6. Sep 10

    Infinix Hot 2 becomes Africa’s first Android One smartphone

    Infinix Mobility launched its latest device, the Infinix HOT 2 to the Ghanaian market in collaboration with Jumia, Google and MTN on Wednesday, September 9th. The device, which is the first smartphone on the Android OneTM program in Africa, will enable all users enjoy the latest version of Android with guaranteed software upgrades up to two years after release, premium hardware specs and a wide range of customized apps.
  7. Sep 07

    Jovago to hold customer care training workshop in Nairobi is set to launch a series of customer experience training workshops across the country this week. The newly-launched programme, dubbed Jovago e-booking receptionist will debut a series of training forums aimed at equipping front office and reservation staff with proficient skills pertaining to online tourism.
  8. Sep 04

    Jumia Nigeria has launched the first of its kind fashion e-magazine in Nigeria

    Lagos, Nigeria - The We Love Style magazine is a 26 –pages all-inclusive fashion magazine showcasing a curated blend of the latest trends, news, beauty and health tips, sumptuous recipes, juicy celebrity gossips and many more hacks that will have you glued to your screen or your mobile phone all day long. The e-magazine can be accessed for free on the Jumia website through desktop and even on mobile phone on the fashion landing page. “I am so excited that we have been able to finally pu...
  9. Sep 02

    Jovago Launches Mobile App

    Africa’s leading hotel-booking website Jovago announced the launch of a new mobile application which allows customers access their vast inventory of 25,000 hotels in Africa on and offline.
  10. Sep 01

    Lower costs of data will boost e-commerce in Kenya

    There is no doubt that the implementation of lower costs of data is welcome to the 99 percent of Kenyans browsing the internet via smartphones according to Communications Authority of Kenya Q3 2014/2015 statistics report but more-so it will turbo boost e-commerce growth in the country.
  11. Sep 01

    Jovago and Safarilink in collaboration for customized packages and Safarilink Aviation today announced a new collaboration which will focus on customizing packages for tourists visiting various destinations within the country. The new model will provide visitors with ready-made packages inclusive of flight fares, airport transfers and accommodation for the period of their stay.

August 2015

  1. Aug 28

    JUMIA launches the "Home Week" in Côte d’Ivoire

    Abidjan, August 27th, 2015 - From August 31st to September 6th, JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire will introduce the Home Week: a new series of staggering deals on the best home appliance brands with up to 50% discount.
  2. Aug 27

    Gone in Seconds; 5,000 Units of Infinix Hot Devices Sold out on Jumia

    The Infinix Hot 2 is not only finer; it is definitely hotter than any other phone on the block right now. Within few seconds of the launch, the sleek 5” HD screenphone sold out on, proving to be the hottest phone you should be going for right now.
  3. Aug 20

    Jovago launches in Tanzania

    Searching for hotels in Tanzania is about to be the easiest thing for travelers inside and outside the country. With over 25,000 local hotel listings across Africa and more than 1000 hotels in Tanzania, plans to satisfy the travelers and provide a link between hoteliers and the customers in Tanzania.
  4. Aug 19

    Jovago Launches Hotel Management Workshops in Africa

    Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, continues to showcase its passion for Africa’s hospitality and hotel industry evident in its very first hotel management and customer relationship training workshop, “CUSTOMER SERVICE… EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY, EVERY TIME”
  5. Aug 18

    Jumia starts selling Android One™phones in Nigeria to bring high-quality smartphones to as many people as possible

    Jumia, Africa’s number one online retail store has just launched the Infinix Hot 2 under Google’s Android One initiative and has as such introduced another ultramodern smartphone to the African mobile market - Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria.
  6. Aug 18

    Bright future for the hotel industry in Africa

    Investments from international hotel chains and the spread of Jovago’s impact confirm a great growth of the hotel industry on the continent.
  7. Aug 17

    Jovago expands operations to Mozambique

    Africa’s no.1 online hotel booking platform, announces entry into the Mozambican Hotel Industry
  8. Aug 14

    Intex Technologies marks its historic arrival in Côte d’Ivoire

    A strategic alliance has been concluded between JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire and Intex Technologies. The Indian company chose the e-commerce leader to sell its products in Côte d’Ivoire. This alliance provides the brand with access to the growing Ivorian telephony market and reinforces JUMIA’s supply in a very competitive segment.
  9. Aug 13

    Jovago Uganda officially opens its doors in Kampala

    Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, continues its expansion in Africa with the opening of the new office in Uganda. The launch takes place on the 12th of August in Kampala.
  10. Aug 11

    Jumia has been shortlisted as a finalist for the World Retail Awards 2015

    Jumia, the company that made history in 2013 as the first African venture to win a World Retail Award as Best New Retail Launch, has for the third year running made it to the finals of the most important retail awards in the world.