Africa

OLX records increased app downloads

OLX Nigeria has exclusively revealed to AIM that it recorded increased app downloads following an APPtitude campaign by MTN, the leading telecommunications operator in the country... This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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Blue-collar classifieds Jambolo.com launches in Nigeria

Just launched Jambolo.com is a business aggregator for artisans and small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. Jambolo.com provides listings of over 100 different categories of artisans and SMEs in Nigeria, with their contact details and physical addresses enhanced with a Google map functionality to provide additional value added information. The platform doubles as a local search...

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OLX boosts reputation with Mandilas partnership

OLX Nigeria just scored a big one through a new partnership with Mandilas, one of the country’s oldest and leading auto merchants and service centres, in a bid to boost its vehicle inventory and reputation, and gain market trust... This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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Cheki partners with Manheim Inc. for U.S. orders

Cheki.com.ng, leading Nigerian auto classifieds site, announced a partnership deal with Manheim Inc., the world’s largest automobile auction company, at the Cheki 2015 Lagos Dealer Forum. The partnership enables dealers who are registered on Cheki to bid for, and buy, autos in the U.S. and have them shipped to Africa. The company stated in an official statement that the service is only...

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Three ways OLX is mitigating fraud in Nigeria

In June, OLX was at the center of a national conversation in Nigeria regarding the risks of online marketplaces, when a nanny hired via the platform kidnapped her employer’s three sons and demanded ransom. Thankfully, the pseudo maid who actually was a serial kidnapper was nabbed by the police. The classified site’s security and fraud prevention measures have since come under fierce scrutiny,...

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Cheki redesigns website

African auto classifieds leader, Cheki has redesigned its website to a clean and more functional look in an attempt to enable users transact with greater ease on both its desktop and mobile versions. The new design improves on banner ads appeal and positioning, and makes search easier for interested buyers to improve user experience and facilitate transactions. The $167m-valued One Africa Media...

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