Africa Internet Group Nominated for International Corporation Of the Year at the Africa CEO Forum Awards

Africa Internet Group (AIG), the leading internet platform in Africa, has been nominated for International Corporation of the year at the Africa CEO Forum Awards.

18 MARCH 2015

18th March - Africa Internet Group (AIG), the leading internet platform in Africa, has been nominated for International Corporation of the year at the Africa CEO Forum Awards. The Africa CEO Forum Awards, organised under the African Development Bank and Groupe Jeune Afrique, recognise companies that have ambitious objectives and contribute to growth in Africa. The nominees are chosen for their commitment to and their achievements in promoting the African private sector and developing intra-African trade.

Africa Internet Group, the leading internet company in Africa, promotes sustainable long-term online growth that benefits both businesses and consumers. AIG is dedicated to making life easier by providing easy to use services and smart internet solutions in Africa. To this end, AIG runs successful and vibrant internet companies by creating jobs, improving logistics, infrastructure, and offering education opportunities through their team of more than 6,000 people all over Africa. Its network of companies includes JUMIA, Kaymu, hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jovago, Lendico and Easy Taxi.

« We are honoured to be nominated only two years after the launch of AIG. We are glad that our efforts towards propelling the evolution of African online culture and our contribution to the stunning rise of the e-commerce market in Africa are recognised among all these market leaders. As Africa’s leading internet company, AIG is constantly looking for new ideas to make online business easier in Africa and building Africa’s leading internet platform », said Sacha Poignonnec, co-CEO Africa Internet Group.

Danone received the award yesterday and was congratulated by the runners-up, Allianz, Axa, Coca-Cola, Danone, Odebrecht, QNB, Rio Tinto and Africa Internet Group.

About Africa Internet Group

Africa Internet Group, the leading internet platform in Africa, promotes sustainable online growth that benefits both businesses and consumers. AIG is the parent group of ten successful and fast-growing companies in more than 30 African countries. Firmly rooted in Africa’s startup ecosystem, the group provides easy-to-use services and smart solutions across the African internet sector. AIG is invested in furthering regional entrepreneurship and innovation through a passion for Africa, it's culture and it's people.

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"We are honoured to be nominated only two years after the launch of AIG. We are glad that our efforts towards propelling the evolution of African online culture and our contribution to the stunning rise of the e-commerce market in Africa are recognised among all these market leaders. As Africa’s leading internet company, AIG is constantly looking for new ideas to make online business easier in Africa and building Africa’s leading internet platform." Sacha Poignonnec
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About Jumia

Jumia aims at creating a connected digital Africa to improve people’s lives on the continent, thanks to the Internet. Therefore, Jumia’s mission is to connect African consumers and entrepreneurs to do better business together. Founded in 2012, with a presence in 23 African countries, the group has MTN, Rocket Internet, Millicom, Orange & Axa as investors. Jumia has been creating a sustainable ecosystem of digital services and infrastructures through online and mobile marketplaces and classifieds to expand your horizons.