Online retailer Jumia expanding into new markets: Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon

A staff member of on-line retailer Jumia, pushes a cart past shelves at the company's warehouse in Lagos April 10, 2014

Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets – Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.

Jumia, which launched in 2012, already operates in Nigeria, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Egypt and Kenya, offering up to 100,000 different items for sale from its local warehouses.

Read more: Africa e-commerce firm expands to new markets | Reuters.

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