February 3, 2014 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, Uganda’s No1 online shopping destination with over 100,000 items has recently launched a love themed store with 101 gifts in anticipation of the Valentine’s season. Valentine’s Day is one of the most celebrated days of the year as it has a focus around love and showering that special someone with the perfect gift. Thus, The Valentine’s theme this year is ‘101 amazing gifts of love and a diamond ring’ for the love of your life.

New CEOs join JUMIA Uganda as the brand wins Best Online Retail Brand at BJAN Awards

January 30, 2014 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, the No.1 online retailer in Uganda has just received another big award as the best Online Retail Brand of the year at Brand Journalist Association of Uganda. At the same time, JUMIA announces its new CEOs; Nicolas Martin and Jérémy Doutté. They will replace former Managing Directors, Tunde Kehinde and Raphael Afaedor, who decided to leave JUMIA Uganda to start their own businesses.

Best of 2013 - What Ugandans bought Online in 2013

January 17, 2014 | Lagos, Uganda
Online shopping habits in Uganda have grown over the last year, with Ugandan’s shopping for everything from big to small items across the country. In 2013, the shopping trend in Uganda did not only focus around the purchase of Fashion Items, but the business saw a massive increase in the purchase for Gadgets, Electronics Books, Home Appliances, Groceries, Beauty Products, Baby Products, Event Tickets Online.

Jumia Uganda Announces 12 days of Christmas with Free Give-Aways

December 12, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, Uganda’s Leading Online Retailer is counting down to Christmas with 12 days of Christmas.
Christmas is all about the gifts and JUMIA is giving customers ideas for what they can get their True Love from Day 1 to day 12 of Christmas.
To warm up Customers and fans for holidays JUMIA is bringing customers joy to win Free Gifts during the 12 days of Christmas give-away.
The JUMIA 12 days of Christmas which will run from December 12th to December 23rd , which will also feature competitions on Jumia’s Facebook, Twitter, Blog and Google + Account Everyday.

Jumia Online retailer updates delivery promise for Christmas

December 12, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, the leading online retailer in Africa, updates its delivering process and can promise delivery of customers order before Christmas. Customers all around Uganda can still place their orders for different items ranging from mobile phones, fashion items, books, groceries, television and more from during the Christmas period.
Offline Marketing Manager JUMIA Uganda Afam Anyika “Christmas is the most hectic period of the year for retailers because customers increase their purchasing behavior. At JUMIA we offer customers a convenient shopping experience with the gifts to be delivered in time for the holidays. We encourage our customers to place their orders early for fast delivery during this Christmas season.”

JUMIA offers exclusive deals with lack Friday: Launches world known concept to the Ugandan market

November 28, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, Uganda’s leading online retailer is introducing the most exclusive discounts on the market by bringing the concept Black Friday from US to Uganda. JUMIA can now offer this world known sale, with up to 85% off, to its Ugandan customers.
The concept Black Friday is celebrated around the world especially after Thanksgiving with stores offering exclusive deals online and offline for one day. This year JUMIA can, for the first time, offer the opportunity for Ugandans to experience Black Friday deals.

Make money with JUMIA: Take Part in Partner Program

November 25, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, Uganda’s leading shopping destination, upgrades its affiliate program which now allows everyone to earn money easily by sharing a link - from private partner to professional website hosts. Prior to this, JUMIA’s existing affiliate program was joined by over 700 partners running for almost one year. Now, JUMIA extends the proven concept including social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook or Google+.
Tunde Kehinde, co-founder JUMIA Uganda: “This new program opens up to all people – everyone is welcome to participate to boost their website, blog or social media channel with our brand and additionally profit from it.

JUMIA brings PlayStation 4 to Africa: Becomes the first company in Uganda to deliver PS4 to customers

November 21, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, the leading ecommerce site in Uganda, today announces the launch of the new PlayStation Console PS4. JUMIA is the first company in Uganda to offer the product.
JUMIA continues to bring the best shopping experience to their customers in Uganda by being the first company to offer PlayStation 4. The long awaited game console was released in USA on Tuesday selling out in 24 hours. Now the new PS4 is available in the Ugandan market with customers being able to start ordering and have it delivered anywhere in the country.

Here comes the bride, Jumia launches Uganda’s First Online Wedding Store

November 13, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, Uganda’s number 1 online retailer is delighted to announce the launch of a wedding store on its website. This is the first of its kind in Uganda and it will feature top Ugandan Designer brands like David Wej, Ethina, Style Shoes, Eternel, Julliana Rose, Hatz & Souls and House of Fabric.
Customers can now shop for Bridal dresses, Grooms tuxedos, bridal maid’s dresses and suits for the grooms men, accessories and shoes by just clicking a button.

JUMIA Launches Uganda’s Biggest Online Christmas Store: All You want from Christmas all online

November 11, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, Uganda’s number one shopping destination, has begun the countdown to Christmas by launching Ugandan’s biggest online store.
Under the slogan ‘All You want for Christmas’ everyone can shop stylish products for the whole family – including fashion, gadgets, electronics, beauty and others. A special section JUMIA dedicated to all the kids favorites at the best prices during this festive season.

Jumia Launches Two New Stores– Biggest Online Christmas Store and Uganda’s First Online Wedding Shop

November 11, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
Uganda’s number one shopping destination, has launched two new stores on its website allowing the website to become bigger for customers to shop. Jumia this week announces the launch of the Biggest Online Christmas store in Uganda and Uganda’s first Online Wedding store.
Christmas store Under the slogan ‘All You want for Christmas’ everyone can shop stylish products for the whole family – including fashion, gadgets, electronics, beauty and others. A special section JUMIA dedicated to all the kids favorites at the best prices during this festive season.

Jumia Christmas Store: Pre-Launch Bonanza with up to 70% discount

November 8, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
Jumia Uganda’s Largest Online Retailer is unwrapping Christmas early this year with the launch of the Biggest Online Christmas Store with unbeatable offers. To Countdown the Christmas store launch Jumia is giving amazing shoppers a great weekend shopping experience with sale promotion of up to 70% off on specific items.

Customers Enjoy Free Internet Access with the MTN & JUMIA Partnership

October 29, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda, Uganda’s Largest Online Retailer and 2013 World Retail Award Winner ‘Best New Retail Launch of the Year’ announces another big partnership with MTN Uganda to bring Jumia Customers a Better Experience:
The Partnership is to promote Internet on mobile devices especially on smart-phones, which is becoming increasingly a means of accessing the internet and also shopping online. MTN and Jumia have entered into a partnership offering customers six months free Internet access on MTN when you buy a smartphone from Jumia.

JUMIA is the first African company to win the World Retail Award: African startup received most important retail award at the World Retail Congress in Paris

October 10, 2013 | Paris, France, Uganda’s #1 shopping destination, won “The Best Retail Launch of the Year” at the World Retail Congress in Paris. Through this distinction, JUMIA is the first African company to have won the most important retail award worldwide. The event is run by the publishing company EMAP and discusses issues affecting the international retail industry; covering core retail in all segments issues as well as social, economic, political and ethical concern. Previous winners include top brands such as ASOS, Migros, NikeTown, Woolworths or

To All Fashion Lovers from

October 3, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda, Uganda’s number 1 shopping destination, brings exciting promotions to fashion lovers this weekend. Do you have issues finding fashionable clothing at the best price? Look no further, as brings to you amazing deals on Top Notch fashion at amazing prices starting this weekend; you sure don’t want to be left out. Jumia guarantees end user satisfaction and with the best prices on items you can find in Uganda..

JUMIA Partners with iROKO TV For Online Nollywood DVD Sale

September 9, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
Rocket Internet’s no #1 online ecommerce site JUMIA partners with iROKO Tv, making it possible for all Ugandans to purchase movies online.
iROKO TV earlier today announced their expansion into the Ugandan DVD market with the launch of 17 Nollywood top titles in HD-Quality. The cooperation with JUMIA makes it possible to reach both online and offline customers.

Jumia introduces Order Tracking Tool To Better Customer Experience

September 2, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda, Uganda’s number one online retailer after being nominated for the World Retail Awards, sets out to improve customer shopping experience.
Today, Jumia announced the launch of an ‘order tracking tool’ on its website where customers can easily log in and check the status of their orders without having to call customer service. This new tracking tool will be available to all that place orders on

World Retail Award nominee JUMIA releases mobile App

August 27, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
JUMIA, West-Africa’s #1 shopping destination, today launches its App in Uganda, Morocco, Ivory Coast and Kenya. JUMIA’s App is available for all Android phones – enforcing m-commerce in Africa. With their new app, JUMIA’s selection of 50.000 products is just a few clicks away and makes online shopping even easier and totally flexible.

BlackBerry Promotion: Buy A Blackberry Q5 or Q10 And Stand A Chance to Win A Weekend Get Away

August 26, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda, Uganda’s number one online retailer, is back with another fantastic offer for its customers. As you already know jumia is all about giving the customer the best shopping experience they can get anywhere in Uganda. On you are guaranteed to get the best and fairest prices on items such as Mobile phones and other Gadgets.
Read more >> debuts top UK Based luxury bag Muldooneys of London

August 21, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
In remaining the top shopping destination in Uganda, has added yet more value to its proposition with the launch of Muldooneys of London luxurious fashion bags on its website. This move launches Muldoneeys into the Ugandan fashion market as latest designs from the world acclaimed bag maker will also be available now on

Samsung S4 Alert

May 5, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
For some customers of Uganda’s number 1 online retailer,, the much anticipated wait for the Samsung S4 is over. On the weekend of Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th, the first deliveries of the Samsung Galaxy S4 where made to some customers by none other but the cofounders of, Tunde Kehinde and Raphael Afaedor.

Jumia co-founders featured in Forbes magazine

April 8, 2013 | Lagos, Uganda
On the trail of successes they have achieved as one of the pioneers of online retail in Uganda, co-founders of Jumia , Raphael Afaedor and Tunde Kehinde have been featured in April’s edition of Forbes Africa magazine. In this awe-inspiring piece the duo talk to Abisola Owolawi about finding their dream, rising against the odds, their challenges and their rise to building Uganda’s number 1 online retailer.
Read more >> expands customer service unit

December 28, 2012 | Lagos, Uganda
Uganda’s no. 1 online retailer has taken another stride in its commitment to service excellence and maintaining its market position within the e-commerce market. Understanding the importance of its happy customers to the exponential growth the company has enjoyed in the last six months, Jumia has moved to expand its customer service unit to meet the increasing...

E-Commerce in Uganda- The Jumia Story

December 3, 2012 | Lagos, Uganda,
E-commerce (electronic commerce) being the buying and selling of products or services on the Internet, has come of age in Uganda and has been the source of millions of jobs and revenues, a success story for which we at are glad to be proud of. At Jumia our focus has been to bring the marketplace to our loyal customers taking care of their needs irrespective of time of day or wherever they may find themselves at the click of a button.

Manpower development, I.T. has aided Jumia’s accent

November 27, 2012 | Lagos, Uganda
Uganda’s number one online retail giant,, has credited the exponential growth of technology as one of the footholds on which it’s expanding and inventive shopping services rests.

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