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What the Ecommerce Forum South Africa is doing during the COVID-19 emergency?

We've been working tirelessly behind the scenes to help Ecommerce growth during the pandemic.


Safe.Shop South Africa Trustmark

One of our aims at the Ecommerce Forum South Africa (EFSA) is to help increase shoppers’ trust in ecommerce.
We looked at a number of solutions, and identified the best – Safe.Shops - which is branded Safe.Shop South Africa.


Who is Ecommerce Forum South Africa

The Ecommerce Forum South Africa (EFSA) was created by major Ecommerce players in November 2016, with the mission to increase awareness, confidence and capability of the ecommerce (online selling) sector in South Africa. The EFSA is the forum for all players in the Ecommerce industry — working cohesively with each other to enrich the overall ecommerce industry in South Africa.

How do I join the Ecommerce Forum South Africa

Membership is open to all stakeholders in the African eCommerce industry, including e-tailers and service providers. To encourage a collaborative environment, members joining the Ecommerce Forum South Africa are asked to contribute based on the size of their business. All members will have access to the same resources and benefits (Training, Research, Representation, Forum & Networking).


Every month, Mpho Sekwele interviews a woman in the digital economy who inspire other women around them. Read their stories here.

Carolyn Ashmore - Atrium Plants |

Interview with Carolyn Ashmore of Atrium Plants

By Mpho Sekwele

I interviewed Carolyn Ashmore of Atrium Plants to find out the why, what, when, where and how she started her online Ecommerce business


What Ecommerce Forum South Africa is doing during the COVID emergency?

May 14, 2020

The Ecommerce Forum South Africa has been working tirelessly for the common good of all those involved in ecommerce since the Lockdown started. Read more…

COVID-19 Safety requirements for ecommerce

May 14, 2020

E-shops of whatever size should follow government’s COVID-19 safety requirements for ecommerce. To understand what these requirements are, click here…