In a move to see more Nigerians shopping online, Naspers backed Konga.com, an online mall and marketplace has partnered with the producers of dusnumberries, a show on Cool Fm radio station every Monday and Friday mornings for a special section called “the Konga Marketplace”.
Every week, Nigerians will have the opportunity to win shopping vouchers in fun and informational games like tongue twisters while also getting online shopping tips and exclusive discounts available on Konga. The show is expected to increase confidence in online shopping among Nigerians to sustain the trend and ease shopping by eliminating online shopping myths via education.
The firm has also entered into a partnership with global computer makers, Lenovo, to launch a new range of mobile phones and tablets all running on the android platform. The Lenovo S650 phone and Lenovo A516 phone all come in great colours and friendly prices for the Nigerian market.
In a statement, Gabriel Gab-Umoden, Head of Marketing, Konga.com said:“We are excited about the different partnerships we have lined up this year. Every new step we take is part of our goal to create happy experiences for every one of our customers. A big part of our mission this year is educate more Nigerians about the joys and benefits of shopping online and we believe this new partnership with Dusnumberries will help achieve this. Lenovo is a recognized device maker and we are happy they have chosen Konga as the platform to exclusively launch their new devices”
Konga has also launched a Konga daily deals section and has Samsung Galaxy S5, air conditioners, laptops and others as part of up for grabs.