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Delivery firm, Glovo to reach more towns

Spanish on-demand courier service, Glovo, now plans to expand into Jinja or Entebbe as it grows its network across Uganda. Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | The company currently partners with various businesses including retail chains such as Carrefour and fast food chains, KFC, Mr. Tasty Fried Chicken, The Food …

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Jumia creates jobs for young entrepreneurs

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | As coronavirus restrictions continue to bite the economy, e-commerce firm, Jumia, is creating job opportunities for the youth to make money and transform their lives on its platform. Since 2018, the company came up with Uganda’s JForce program. The program is Jumia’s pioneer sales consultants …

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Jumia officially unveils one month food festival

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Businge| E-commerce platform, Jumia has officially announced the launch of a Food Festival Campaign which is running up to the end of this month (Oct.31). Conducted via the Jumia Food app, the campaign is being done in partnership with local restaurants, supermarkets and fresh produce …

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MultiChoice customers to purchase television items on Jumia

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | MultiChoice Uganda customers can now access a range of items including decoders, dish, external antenna, remote control on the e-commerce website – Jumia, officials announced on May 29. Colin Asiimwe, the MultiChoice Uganda head of marketing said that the partnership between the two firms is …

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African e-commerce firms get coronavirus boost

Dakar, Senegal | AFP |  Seydou Sall sprays antiseptic on bags of food freshly deposited by an e-commerce firm at his home in an upmarket quarter of Senegal’s capital Dakar. In a pattern repeated across the continent, the researcher has turned to online deliveries to get basics such as sugar, milk …

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Jumia partners with Carrefour to deliver clients goods home

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in Uganda, has joined forces with Africa’s leading e-commerce platform Jumia, through its subsidiary Jumia Food, to provide Carrefour customers with a secure and convenient way to have their orders delivered to their homes. The partnership comes as the …

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E-commerce firm Jumia joins coronavirus fight

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | E-commerce firm, Jumia has announced a major partnership with Reckitt Benckiser, the global health products manufacturer to help consumers access hygienic products at the lowest price. According to a media release shared on March 20, the partnership will provide a steady supply of hygiene products such as …

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Jumia expansion hits snag

The company quits Rwanda, Tanzania and Cameroon markets Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | E-commerce has been slowly gaining traction in Africa in recent years. As a result, the popular talk has been that e-commerce firms are making money off people’s obsession with surfing and shopping on the internet. That …

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