Togo: Ride-hailing App Gozem Introduces E-commerce Delivery Options In Benin And Togo


Aug. 5, 2020, 4:47 p.m.

Togo-based ride hailing app, Gozem, has rolled out a new e-commerce delivery service that conveniently allows users to place orders via the app, and have them delivered to their homes.

At the moment, this new service will only be available to users in Togo and Benin.

Emeka explained the reason for introducing the service by saying, “In recent weeks we heard from our clients about the various challenges they face navigating these unprecedented times, and in response we accelerated our plans for e-commerce delivery. We’re delighted to now launch this new service and create additional value for our customers in Cotonou, Benin and Lome, Togo,”.

He also added that the introduction of the e-commerce delivery service will enable Gozem offer customers a variety of valuable services as well as a “safe and reliable transportation offering”.

Since its launch, Gozem has recorded over 130,000 users and has also signed on more than 800 drivers to its platform

It has also raised more than $3 million in seed funding. Emeka Ajene, a Nigerian and Raphael Dana, a Singapore-based Swiss expatriate launched Gozem in November 2018 .

Gozem hopes to expand to 10 counties in West and Central Africa. These include Cameroon, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ghana, Nigeria and Rwanda.

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