Lamudi Nigeria breaks past 10,000 listings verging the biggest real estate market in Sub Saharan AfricaLagos, Nigeria, 31 March 2014 – On Friday 28 March 2014, Lamudi, founded by Africa Internet Holding (AIH) and Nigeria’s leading online real estate platform surpassed 10,000 listings. The platform now provides Nigerians with a wider selection of properties in popular urban areas including: Abuja, Lagos and Ibadan.
Emerging markets are here to stayLAGOS, MARCH 27 2014: Amid reports of stagnating growth in the world’s key emerging markets, global online property listings giant Lamudi, founded by the African Internet Holding, has reasserted the importance of selected emerging markets as the most promising locations for business investment especially in e-commerce.
JOVAGO expands to Kenya and SenegalFollowing the launch of Jovago.com in Nigeria in 2013, Africa’s no. 1 hotel booking portal, Jovago, founded by African Internet Holding (AIH), has now expanded to Kenya and Senegal in order to better provide seamless hotel booking services to customers across Africa.
Avoiding Fraud when Selecting a Used CarLagos, 20th March 2014 – When you start your search to purchase a vehicle, there is a lot to consider. The worst thing that can happen is to purchase a used automobile with problems. The process of purchasing can be fun and exciting as there is a lot of window shopping online but what happens when you take delivery of the car and you drive off?
Kaymu launches its Seller Referral Scheme and PathwayLagos, Nigeria, March 17 2014 – Today, Kaymu (www.kaymu.com.ng), Nigeria’s leading online marketplace launched its ‘Seller Referral Scheme’ and ‘Seller Pathway’ programmes. This enables Kaymu’s users to earn money without selling any products and sellers to increase their performance.
Are you living in a rental society or ownership society?Berlin, 13th March 2014 – Currently operating in 21 countries, global real estate classifieds player Lamudi (http://www.lamudi.com/) revealed their markets’ rent-buy-ratio. Concluding, they report a rather balanced ratio of renting and ownership. However, some countries surprisingly differ from the average. The data were determined by analyzing the users’ search behavior, when accessing the platform.
Cars that scream “I’m super RICH”Berlin, 12th March 2014 – When money talks, we all listen. Especially when it produces the sound of a throttling engine. The hottest wheels in the Geneva Auto Show this year promise to make your platinum card bleed. At Carmudi, the international car classifieds, we conducted a little price check through the exotic car exhibits of the show. Here’s our list of the global aspirational brands that are bound to make you look rich behind the wheel.
Jovago’s rapid growth: over 2000 hotel listings across AfricaLagos, 10th of March 2014 – Today, Africa’s no.1 booking portal Jovago will have over 2000 hotel listings in Africa. The first year of business is not yet finished and Jovago already offers the widest range of African hotels. With this broad selection of hotels to choose from, the online booking service provides its customers with the best hotel booking experience.
Carmudi Gets 10.000 Cars Listed On Its Site Six Months After LaunchLagos, 7th March 2014 – Carmudi Nigeria, a leading car marketplace in Africa has reached the 10.000 car listing milestone. The vehicle marketplace which is becoming an established choice for Nigerians who want to buy and sell their cars has witnessed rapid growth since it was officially launched in early October, 2013.
foodpanda / hellofood partners up with NokiaLagos, Nigeria, February 26 – At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia has announced that the global food delivery app foodpanda/hellofood will launch across the Nokia Asha, Lumia and X family of devices. Many partners such as Facebook, BBM, Twitter, LINE, Viber, Electronic Arts, Gameloft and Rovio are also making their key apps available across Nokia's device portfolio. Nokia also unveiled new affordable handsets including a new family of smartphones debuting on the Nokia X software ...
Lamudi drives platform across the continentsBerlin, February 25th, 2014 – Global real estate classifieds player Lamudi continue their expansion on three continents at the same time. The platform is now also available in the Philippines, Peru, Ethiopia, Indonesia and Zambia, countries associated with increasingly flourishing economies and booming real estate industries, but also the online communities in these countries are rapidly growing.
ZANDO INTRODUCES A NEW USER INTERFACECape Town, 25th February 2014 – Zando, South-Africa’s leading online fashion store announced the reinvention of its user interface (UI). Zando redesigned its UI to offer a richer shopping experience, driven by a constantly growing customer base and an average of 1.5 million unique visitors a month.
Social Media Impact on the Real Estate MarketThe world’s largest real estate player Lamudi revealed that social media generates up to 50 per cent of the Nigerian website’s traffic. In her talk at the Social Media Week in Lagos, Allie Morse, the CEO of West and Central Africa, pointed out that social media and mobile internet plays an increasingly important role in the future development of the country’s real estate market.
Lamudi Does the MathThe Empire State Building is by far New York City’s most famous building, yet it is also one of the most expensive properties you can invest your money in. But just how much further does your money stretch outside of New York City? The expert team at leading online property portal www.lamudi.com have done the math and calculated how much it would cost to rent New York City’s landmark in the world’s emerging markets.
On Valentine’s Day, Nigerians remain loyal to traditional romantic giftsAlthough Nigerians successfully imported the Valentine’s Day concept of romance, they remain loyal to the classic ideas when it comes to surprising that special someone on Valentine’s Day. According to Hellofood.com, the food delivery platform backed by MTN, Tigo and Rocket Internet, personalised cakes and chocolate selections are the most ordered products.
JUMIA launches in UgandaNairobi, 7th February 2014 - Today JUMIA, the leading online shopping destination in Africa extends its services to Uganda. As the company enters the new market it will be able to provide its new customers with a wide range of products including: fashion, electronics, home appliances, mobile devices and beauty at www.jumia.ug. After the purchase has been completed online it will be delivered directly to the customer’s doorstep. The payment is made in cash once the goods have been received, a ...
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.