The Vuuqa Journey

We do the selling, so you can focus on the creating!!


 Vuuqa is an online marketplace and digital transformation company for African Brands, operating under Tenga Market (PTY) LTD. We are a 100% African woman-owned company.

Vuuqa is based in South Africa and is also registered in Kenya. It was co-foundered by two female MBA graduates, Horesia Nyawade from Kenya and Tshiwela Ncube from South Africa.

We provide a digital platforms that enable small African brands and businesses to promote and sell their products. All the products and services on our digital platforms are made in Africa by Africans.

In addition to our digital platforms, we offer digital transformation services to improve business systems and processes by leveraging digital tools for African owned brands and business. 

Our goal is to uplift small business in Africa, by providing affordable, tailor made, digital solutions.

We identify and position ourselves as a Pan African
brand name, that believes in the future and potential that Africa has to offer.

Word History and Origin

Vuuqa – {Voo-kah} - An inspired blend of the words "Suuqa" which means market in Somali and "Vuka" which means to rise or get up in isiZulu, and to traverse/crossover in kiswahili 

Our Services

1. Online Retail and Brand Promotion

2. Market Research and Brand Consultation 

3. Content Creation

4. Digital Transformation Strategy

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To be the leading digital partner for small African brands.

All our products are from our very talented partnerships with original designers from across the continent.  Along with bringing you quality products to your doorstep, we are able to propel small businesses by assisting with digitizing and expanding their commercial interests. 

Tshiwela Ncube (MBA)

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Horesia Nyawade (MBA)

Co-Founder & Chief Innovator

Manqoba Ringane

Chief Creative Officer