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EFSA - Protecting your rights as an ecommerce business and expressing your needs to the relevant government departments and opinion formers

A membership perfectly suited to South Africans which are already selling online and want to improve their site, increase their traffic, grow their sales and streamline their business. Entrepreneurs and people working for online businesses can come together to help one another by sharing their experiences and knowledge. This community is here to help everyone…

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Theme: Creating value in the digital economy by enabling Sub-Sahara Africa SME’s to deploy eCommerce sites as part of Covid-19 interventions Background: The Covid-19 pandemic is a health crisis that has also transitioned into a global economic crisis, threatening the continued operation of SMEs and the livelihoods of workers everywhere, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Given…

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We had the opportunity to get in contact with our new strategic partner to SAITEX, Alastair Tempest of Ecommerce Forum South Africa. During these times of uncertainty come about times of resilience. In our interview with Alastair we discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the ecommerce industry and how Ecommerce Forum South Africa is addressing this internally…

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EFSA and SABRIC (The South African Banking Risk Information Centre) have prepared a number of advice messages for e-shops after SABRIC noted a spike in malicious attacks on e-shops last year. These messages can be found in the SABRIC website https://www.sabric.co.za/stay-safe/online-shopping/ and EFSA is rotating them on our website (www.ecomafrica.org). The SA Parliament is, at last, completing the…

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Over the last 3 months, EFSA has been working with SABRIC to create tips relating to governance and security for e-merchants. We will be posting weekly tips on how to combat online fraud. Tip 2: When it comes to high-cost orders, including from established customers, always check with the card operator. In addition, check the…

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Over the last 3 months, EFSA has been working with SABRIC to create tips relating to governance and security for e-merchants. Tip 1: Be aware that online fraud is on the increase and that organised crime syndicates are behind it. These criminals want your banking details as well as the banking details of your customers.…

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