JOVAGO Launches Hospitality Industry Report on the Kenyan SectorA 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.
Everjobs officially launches career portal in EthiopiaEverjobs (https://www.everjobs.com.et/), 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).
Everjobs officially launches career portal in TanzaniaEverjobs (https://www.everjobs.co.tz), 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.
Jumia seals deal with G4S for offline Pick-up points across KenyaJumia 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.
Addis Ababa, Nairobi Listed as Most Expensive Hotel Rates in AfricaA 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.
Infinix Hot 2 becomes Africa’s first Android One smartphoneInfinix 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.
Jovago to hold customer care training workshop in NairobiJovago.com 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.
Jumia Nigeria has launched the first of its kind fashion e-magazine in NigeriaLagos, 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...
Lower costs of data will boost e-commerce in KenyaThere 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.
Jovago and Safarilink in collaboration for customized packagesJovago.com 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.
Gone in Seconds; 5,000 Units of Infinix Hot Devices Sold out on JumiaThe 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 Jumia.com.ng, proving to be the hottest phone you should be going for right now.
Jovago launches in TanzaniaSearching 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, Jovago.com plans to satisfy the travelers and provide a link between hoteliers and the customers in Tanzania.
Jovago Launches Hotel Management Workshops in AfricaAfrica’s N°1 hotel-booking website, Jovago.com 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”
Jumia starts selling Android One™phones in Nigeria to bring high-quality smartphones to as many people as possibleJumia, 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.
Intex Technologies marks its historic arrival in Côte d’IvoireA 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.
Jumia has been shortlisted as a finalist for the World Retail Awards 2015Jumia, 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.
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.