SweepSouth, a South African cleaning service platform, has shut down operations in Nigeria and Kenya due to the unfavourable global macroeconomic environment which has continually hit the home services industry hard.

SweepSouth said in a statement that customers will keep receiving its services with bookings ending on Friday, November 25, 2022, and it will monitor the Nigerian market until a suitable time for re-entry.

This follows the cleaning agency’s acquisition of an online marketplace for home maintenance and improvement services such as plumbing, carpentry, electricity, air conditioning, painting and appliances, FilKhedma. Aditionally, it recently raised $11 million funding to expand across Africa.

Launched in 2014 by Aisha Pandor and Alen Ribic, SweepSouth is an online platform providing on-demand home cleaning services, operating across various South African cities. With the exit from Nigeria and Kenya,

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