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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.

Unlocking Micro and Small retailers through Digital Technology

By Mpho Sekwele

In this post I chat to digital disruptor, STEM leader and Serial Entrepreneur, Mmabatho Mokiti.


How 3D secure is affecting SA online stores

Aug 26, 2015

Despite showing significant growth in 2014 and into 2015, the South African e-commerce market has hit another hurdle threatening its progress. The onset of compulsory 3D Secure implementation on March 1, 2015, for all online stores meant that the CVV number would no longer be sufficient for making secure online purchases. This was largely driven…