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2017 06 – EFA Mailer

EFA Attends Government Meeting on African eCommerce and Infrastructure Financing Dylan Piatti, EFA Co-Chair, was invited to present to a meeting held by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) on 20 June. The event was on “making the G20 agenda relevant for Africa with…

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2017 05 – EFA Mailer

EFA Attends Government’s Road Show on ICT Strategies The Department of Telecoms and Postal Services (DTPS) issued a draft national e-strategy, e-government, and ICT SMME Support Strategy on 31 March (see http://www.gov.za/documents/electronic-communications-and-transactions-act-national-e-government-strategy-and-roadmap), and has started a series of Roadshows with a two-day meeting in Gauteng on 8-9 May. Our Co-Chair, Dylan Piatti, attended the first day…

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2016 11 – EFA Mailer

EFA Joins the National ICT Forum, Chamber on Governance and Security The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) has set up the National ICT Forum to coordinate government strategic policy on ICT. One of the three “Chambers”, that on Governance & Security, is involved in ecommerce. The EFA Co-Chair, Dylan Piatti, & the EFA…

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2016 09 – EFA Mailer

EFA Annual Conference gathers speed. The EFA annual conference will be held in Deloitte’s conference centre in Cape Town on 27 October. We look forward to welcoming you all there! Professor Deborah Tickle (Partner, Global International Corporate Tax and Transfer Pricing Services, KPMG Inc/ KPMG Services), who is a member of the Davis Commission on…

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2016 07 – EFA Mailer

UNCTAD Unveils Its “eTrade For All” Initiative Nairobi, 18 July: The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) launched its new initiative to help developing countries promote ecommerce. “Equal access does not imply equal opportunities” The Organization for Economic Development and Development (OECD) has just issued a new study of 40 countries on how young…

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