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Andre Iguodala Joins Jumia Board of Directors

Andre Iguodala, a member of the three-time reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors, has joined the Board of Directors of Jumia, the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. As Jumia’s ambassador charged with promoting business development and technology in Africa, Iguodala … Read More

Joe Falter is Jumia Travel’s new CEO

Jumia Travel has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Joe Falter, succeeding Paul Midy who has exited the top post to take a different position in the larger Jumia Group. Falter, who is also the Founder and … Read More

Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

Nairobi, Kenya – 5th July, 2017 – Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group), has for the second consecutive year been named in the list of MIT’s 50 smartest companies – 2017. This year, Jumia ranks at position 44 as compared … Read More

Jumia Named on MIT’s Top 50 Smartest Companies 2016

MIT Technology Review ranks 50 top companies globally based on their ability to combine innovative technology with an effective business model. Nairobi, Kenya – 19th July, 2016 – Africa Internet Group, which recently re-branded to JUMIA GROUP has been recognized … Read More

Jumia Becomes Africa’s One Stop Online Destination

Africa Internet Group is today connecting its companies into Jumia’s ecosystem with a new vision, “Expand your horizons”. The new Jumia ecosystem will give access to products and services from its 9 leading platforms. After 4 years of successfully establishing … Read More

AIG Partners with Orange to Drive Growth in Africa

Nairobi, April 6th, 2016 – Africa Internet Group, the largest e-commerce platform in Africa and parent company of Jumia and Jovago, today announced a partnership with Orange to accelerate the growth of the company and seize development opportunities on the … Read More

AIG Secures $328m Funding from MTN, AXA & Goldman Sachs

Nairobi, March 4th 2016 – Africa Internet Group (“AIG”), the parent of Jumia and Jovago, the leading ecommerce platforms in Africa, has secured more than Euro 300 million in funding from new and existing investors, including the previously announced funding … Read More