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Jumia announces mega sale to celebrate 7th anniversary



Ron Kawamara, CEO Jumia Uganda

Ron Kawamara, CEO Jumia Uganda addresses media.

By Our Reporter

JUMIA, a leading eCommerce platform in Uganda, is set to give back to their customers as they celebrate their 7th anniversary. They have announced that customers will enjoy discounts of up to 77% in a celebration running from June 24th to July 14th this year.

Jumia’s activities in Uganda may have only started in 2014, but the company has made great strides in the e-commerce scene. Growing from an average of 100 orders a day, the online marketplace now processes thousands of orders daily and collectively has over 2,000 active merchants in the country with over 100 local partners.

Mr Ron Kawamara, CEO Jumia Uganda stated that, “Since launching in Uganda, we have revolutionized the economy through a sustainable impact on commerce in the country. We have added eCommerce as an alternative source of service provision through the platform such as food ordering, flight and hotel booking. But even as we celebrate these milestones, we continue to be innovative in finding more ways to solve problems faced by our vendors and customers.”

Commenting on the celebration of this anniversary, Head of Growth Jumia Uganda, Mr. Paul Tesar, commended how Ugandans are increasingly embracing eCommerce and online shopping. He noted that top among reasons for this include availability of wider variety in assortment of products, affordable prices, convenience and trust.

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