Jumia global is now live in Uganda

The internet has made the world a small place and Jumia is out to prove this right. Jumia global makes an entry on to the Ugandan scene following its successful launch and reception in Nigeria and Kenya.

Jumia is an online marketplace in Africa for electronics, and fashion among others. It has partnered with more than 50,000 local African companies and individuals. With Jumia Global, you can now shop from overseas and get the product delivered to your doorstep.

What is Jumia Global?

Jumia Global allows you to buy products from abroad and pay using Ugandan currency. You do not need to worry about foreign exchange rates or customs duty, just order, make the payment, and the item will be delivered to you.

Jumia Global so far offers the following categories of products from which you can select from:

  • Women’s clothing and accessories
  • Wen’s clothing and accessories
  • Boys, girls, kids and baby clothing and accessories
  • Luggage and bags
  • Electronics

Related Article: The ultimate guide to shopping on Jumia


How to make an order

Head over to Jumia Global and search for the item of your choice. Alternatively, you can search for that item in the Jumia app. There is a Jumia Global sticker on the items that are shipped from overseas.

Once you have seen the product of your choice, tap on buy now and the product will be added to your cart.

Tap on the cart to complete your order. Once there, select complete your order which will direct you to the checkout.

Fill in your address and contact details then select a delivery method. You can have it delivered to you at a shipping fee or you can opt to pick it from Jumia’s pickup station

Proceed to payment where you can either use a bank transfer or MTN MoMo.

Continue to the summary of your order and then cross-check to see whether everything is how you want it to be and then confirm your order.

Anything else to know about shipping using Jumia Global

  • The item is pre-paid for meaning you can not pay on delivery.
  • You cannot cancel the order once you have confirmed it.
  • Return of goods is only allowed for defective and wrong items.
  • The delivery will take slightly more days as compared to products bought from within the country.
  • The product you are buying is not built for Uganda, so it is not covered by any manufacturer warranty, except if the product was delivered defective.

There are some brands of products that are not available in Uganda and this is where shopping from overseas comes in handy. Jumia Global is here to help sort out that issue.