[email protected]: Here are 7 Interesting Facts About Africa’s Largest Ecommerce Platform

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A woman works at the packaging unit at a warehouse for an online store, Jumia in Ikeja district, in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos June 10, 2016.REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Africa’s biggest e-commerce company, Jumia, is celebrating its seventh year in operation. The online marketplace has for the past 7 years changed the face of online retailing in Nigeria and Africa as customers and merchants have turned to it to make their purchases.

To celebrate this feat achieved by the company, here are 6 things you didn’t know about the company.

  • After its launch in Nigeria in 2012, the company expanded to Egypt, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Kenya and South Africa in the same year. Now, the company is in 14 countries across Africa with its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.
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  • In the same year, Jumia was ranked among the MIT 50 Smartest Companies globally and retained its place in 2017. The list is made up of superstar companies dominating the economy by exploiting a growing gap in digital competencies.
  • The shopping giant has a third-party payment solution, Jumia Pay, which provides a more convenient payment method for its users. It was launched in 2016.
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