How to Sell Off Your Old Stuff on Jiji (Previously OLX)

Jiji is an online marketplace for users to buy and sell stuff. Many sellers use the platform to sell used products, as there’s a huge market for that. Selling on Jiji opens you up to a lot of potential buyers. The platform hit eight million unique monthly users in 2018. It also sees an addressable market of 400 million people across its operating countries.

A platform like Jiji also makes it quite easy to sell your old stuff online. And get buyers too. This is because of the low barrier to entry (to sell on the platform). Unlike proper e-commerce platforms that are open to mostly (or in some cases, only) registered merchants.

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In 2019, Jiji acquired their top competitor, OLX marketplace on the African market.

This post guides you through the process of selling your old stuff on Jiji. Read on.

How to Sell Old Stuff on Jiji (PC)

Follow the steps below to sell on Jiji if you’re using a computer.

1. Login to

2. Click on the ‘sell’ button. This is the yellow button located on the top right corner of the homepage.

Jiji homepage

3. Fill in the category and sub-category of the product you want to sell.

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Jiji Ad page

4. Add product image by clicking on the big “+” button.

Jiji Ad page

5. Insert your current location.

6. Click “Next”.

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7. Enter Ad details which include price, description, brand, condition, and more.

Sell on Jiji

8. Choose to promote your ad or not.

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9. Click “Post Ad”.

How to Sell Old Stuff on Jiji Mobile App

Follow the steps below to sell on Jiji if you’re using the mobile app.

1. Login on the Jiji mobile app.

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2. Click on the round green “Sell” button located at the bottom of the app.

3. Fill in ad details. This includes the category, region, description, and more.

Jiji mobile app

4. Add product image by clicking on the big green “+” button.

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5. Choose to promote your ad or not.

6. Tap “Post Ad”.

And that’s it.

So, it’s time for you to get rid of those old stuff you possess. Phones, electronics, appliances, shoes, laptops, books, bags, kitchen utensils, bed, fridge, and more. Sell them on Jiji.

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