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High-Tech and Low-Tech, Nigerian E-Commerce Starting to Clicki
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December 19, 2013 9:24 AM
A common complaint in Nigeria is that things just don't work. In a climate of confusion, how does Jumia, a savvy new Internet company styled like Amazon.com, manage to ship everything from lipstick to laser printers across the country? Heather Murdock has more for VOA from Lagos.

High-Tech and Low-Tech, Nigerian E-Commerce Starting to Click

Published December 19, 2013

A common complaint in Nigeria is that things just don't work. In a climate of confusion, how does Jumia, a savvy new Internet company styled like Amazon.com, manage to ship everything from lipstick to laser printers across the country? Heather Murdock has more for VOA from Lagos.


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