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Shopping Online Saves Time
March 13th 2015 | Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of." "Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend." "Be frugal of your time. It is one of the best jewels we have." Words from the likes of Benjamin Franklin, Laertes Diogenes and Sir Matthew Hale. Clearly, time is a very valuable commodity. So valuable, it is not to be misspent or wasted. With that being said, how then, can Tanzanians adjust their lives into saving time with every decision they make?

One of the things we emphasize on is the time-savings offered by our online marketplace. Through us, there is a high level of convenience: you manage to save the time you would have used to leave your house, go to market places and search for products you would desire to purchase and instead select the item online and have it delivered to you anywhere in Tanzania. We also save you from increased stress levels due to the ruthless sun and traffic jams. These are all in one way or another very time consuming.

"Time is money." So when you actually look at it, Jumia helps you save money in more ways than one (we also bring you the best prices on your favorite products). With a variety of products at affordable prices, all from your desktop or smartphone, one could understand why it is so hard for many to believe and accept this reality. It is very convenient to be able to do all you're shopping from one spot that is your couch or bed.

Speaking to a reporter, Brigitte Kubaga who resides in Tegeta said "with the ever-increasing fuel prices, shopping on Jumia saves me the cost of driving to and between stores as well as parking fees. I also save time by avoiding standing in line, particularly around the holidays, when stores are very busy".

She adds "I'm a shopping addict, and in the last couple of years I used to go to the markets and shop for a long period of time, even though I loved it but it really got tiresome and addition to that I have gotten other responsibilities" Can you imagine shopping online takes me only 5-10 minutes now? All I have to do is wait for the delivery, what I love the most about it is it gives me room to do other things."

So why not save time and shop online with Jumia? Shop through and experience the difference.

About Jumia

Jumia is the leading online shopping community, and the safest platform on the market. It connects and empowers buyers and sellers to allow them to take advantage of the best deals on an extensive range of products including electronics, mobile phones, fashion items and tons of gadgets. Thanks to a fixed price system, Jumia guarantees that users will always find the lowest prices on the market.

About AIG

Africa Internet Group introduces and accelerates the online shift in Africa – for its people and its culture. It is committed to running successful and vibrant internet companies which boost the evolution of African online culture. AIG is the parent group of nine successful and fast-growing companies in more than 25 African countries, accounting for over 3, 000 staff. AIG cares about entrepreneurship and brings together all the key elements required to build great companies: team, concept, technology and capital. Its network of companies includes Jumia, Jumia, Hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jovago, Lendico and Easy Taxi.

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