Olx to Shut Down operations in Kenya and Nigeria

OLX Kenya, A leading free online classifieds website has redesigned their website. This move comes only a couple of weeks after announcing their plan to shut down their offices in Kenya and Nigeria.

The new website looks modern and classy and has more added features compared to the old one. Some of the new features include;

  • A classy homepage with a header image, header text, search area, logo and sign up or sign in links
  • Categories in a clean div with an amazing blue icon
  • A new user dashboard
  • Clear call to action section
  • A minimalist display of all the ads near Kenya
  • A chatbot icon on the navigation bar
  • No more ads on the website’s homepage

When you try to log in to your account on the website, you are required to verify your phone number and recreate your password to a more secure one with a minimum of six characters.

Kenya and Nigeria physical Offices to close down

A couple of weeks ago before the website redesign, the company through its Kenya manager, Peter Ndiangui, said that it was going to close the businesses in the two countries by the end of March 2018.

Despite the shutting down plans, OLX would continue offering online services to its customers.

“We made a difficult but important decision in Kenya and Nigeria to consolidate our operations between some of our offices internationally,” Mr. Ndiangui said.

“Our marketplace will continue to operate in Kenya and Nigeria – uninterrupted – as it has since 2010,” it added.

“We remain committed to the millions of Kenyans who use our platform to buy and sell every month. We continue to be focused on constantly innovating to make sure that OLX remains the top classifieds platform Kenya,” he said.

The new website is far mar better. Have a look at it and leave your feedback in the comment section below.

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