Welcome to Ringier Kenya

Kenya was the first country in Africa for Ringier to start its business in 2011 on the continent. The headquarters of Ringier Africa are based in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. With a team of highly talented, experienced and hard working professionals the company runs different online-shopping platforms. The classifieds assets highlighted as ROAM are part of the envisaged JV in current set-up mode.


PigiaMe.co.ke is Kenya’s safest online marketplace, serving hundreds of thousands of transactions and new listings each week. Started in 2013, PigiaMe Magazine is Nairobi’s leading print classifieds. Its readership has since grown by 300% and is now a bi-monthly issue with a print run of 30,000 copies per issue. It is distributed throughout Nairobi in high-frequency locations. Both the website and magazine accommodate seller listings in various categories, ranging from cars, homes, household items, electronics, fashion, travel packages, job vacancies and dating ads. Users benefit from its marketing efforts across the country connecting buyers and sellers directly with their group of interest. The use of Pigiame is for free for both buyers and sellers.



Rupu.co.ke is Kenya’s largest and most successful online shopping platform. Founded in 2010, Rupu surprises and delights more than 100,000 customers each day with the best local services and experiences as well as exclusive offers on household goods and electronics. Rupu is also the perfect marketing tool for businesses looking to expand their online customer base. By offering their services through Rupu, business owners can attract hundreds of new clients who they can convert to loyal customers. In 2012, Forbes Magazine named Rupu one of the «Top 20 Start-ups in Africa» and in 2015, we continue to innovate and improve our services and offerings.


Brightermonday.com is East Africa’s #1 job website.

Founded in Kenya in 2006 and operating in all East African markets, BrighterMonday is committed to the goal of maximizing the opportunities for East Africa’s job seekers and employers. BrighterMonday forms part of the portfolio of Ringier One Africa Media.


Established in 2010, www.cheki.co.ke is an online marketplace where all of Kenya's leading car dealers, importers and private sellers post their cars for sale in Kenya. The website does not sell cars directly but rather offer a state of the art advertising medium for users to buy and sell their cars, 4WDs, vans, bikes and trucks and other vehicles.

www.cheki.co.ke is a division of Ringier One Africa Media which operates and invests in leading marketplace websites in several African countries.


Established in 2012, twice nominated CIO100 Annual Awards, and awarded Best Marketing Internet Property Portal in 2014, BuyRentKenya.com is one of the fastest growing companies in the region and property portal of choice.

Connecting the largest real estate community of buyers, sellers, brokers’, developers, landlords, and tenants in a simple way, BuyRentKenya.com provides visitors with comprehensive search facilities for all property types alongside complementary tools and leading technology. BuyRentKenya forms part of the portfolio of Ringier One Africa Media.

About Kenya

Kenya offers more than stunning beaches and a large number of wildlife parks: The country also has a raising number of mobile users and millions of people who are interested in the digital market. Ringier Africa taps into this enormous reach potential, by running the largest entertainment and classifieds sites in the country using state-of-the-art Swiss technology.
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