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News South Africa » Commerce: Facebook launches new classifieds marketplace in South Africa

News channel or source: https://businesstech.co.za/news/internet/220627/facebook-launches-new-classifieds-marketplace-in-south-africa/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Facebook has launched Marketplace in South Africa, offering users the option to discover and ... Items, products or services sold on Facebook must comply with Facebook Community Standards and Commerce Policies, the social network said.

News South Africa » Commerce: South Africa: after Ramaphosa’s ANC victory, nothing has been solved

News channel or source: http://www.marxist.com/south-africa-after-ramaphosa-s-anc-victory-nothing-has-been-solved.htm
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Business confidence is up according to an index of the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Ramaphosa himself declared "South Africa open for investment” in a major speech to celebrate the 106th anniversary of the founding of the ANC.

News South Africa » Commerce: The taxing problem of e-commerce

News channel or source: http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/512/172203.html
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

has given rise to a variety of compliance challenges for governments because digital commerce transcends traditional jurisdictional boundaries. In South Africa, taxing electronic services was implemented on 1 June 2014, ahead of many other countries.

News South Africa » Commerce: Dark Days For E-commerce

News channel or source: https://www.africa.com/dark-days-for-e-commerce/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Firstly, we want to do it all ourselves. We think that our own situation is so unique in South Africa that no-one else could possibly do E-Commerce like us, and so we want to build our own E-Commerce platforms. Or, sometimes, get an open source or other ...

News South Africa » Commerce: Facebook threatens Jumia's dominance in Africa

News channel or source: http://www.itwebafrica.com/e-commerce/694-africa/242405-facebook-threatens-jumias-dominance-in-africa
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Njeri Wangari-Wanjohi, Marketing Manager at GeoPoll says Facebook emerged among the most popular options among the 2,031 poll respondents in Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya - even as Jumia remains the most preferred e-commerce vendor for 56% of ...

News South Africa » Commerce: Vietnam, South Africa have potential for multifaceted cooperation

News channel or source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnam-south-africa-have-potential-for-multifaceted-cooperation/125186.vnp
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

HCM City (VNA) – Vietnam and South Africa hold huge potential for boosting cooperation in many fields, including bringing bilateral trade turnover to two billion USD a year, said an official of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

News South Africa » Commerce: Want to learn about African immigrants? Mr. President, meet Africa’s tech sector

News channel or source: https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/22/want-to-learn-about-african-immigrants-mr-president-meet-africas-tech-sector/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Africa now has more than 316 tech hubs, accelerators and innovation spaces across IT hotspots in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria and Rwanda ... The continent minted its first billion-dollar unicorn — e-commerce venture Jumia — in 2016.

News South Africa » Commerce: Africa responds to Trump's vulgar comment

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2018/0112/Africa-responds-to-Trump-s-vulgar-comment
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

according to Commerce Department data late last month. Some in Africa quickly decided to own Trump's vulgar language or throw it back in his face. "Good morning from the greatest most beautiful '[scatological slur] country' in the world!!!" South African ...

News South Africa » Commerce: H&M temporarily closes all stores in South Africa after protests against 'racist' shirt

News channel or source: http://www.thisisinsider.com/hm-temporarily-closes-south-african-stores-protests-shirt-2018-1
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Meanwhile, representatives from South Africa's Democratic Alliance announced that they would be reporting the company to the country's Chamber of Commerce, according to the Independent, saying that it violated their marketing standards and ideals.

News South Africa » Commerce: Africa startled by Trump’s sudden and vulgar attention

News channel or source: http://www.dentonrc.com/news/nation-and-world/2018/01/12/africa-startled-trumps-sudden-vulgar-attention
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

according to Commerce Department data last month. Some in Africa decided to own Trump's vulgar language or throw it back in his face. "Good morning from the greatest most beautiful 'shithole country' in the world!!!" South African Broadcasting Corporation ...