Sheqafrica.com is Africa's largest online Magazine for the Risk & Compliance profession. It is co-owned by Net-IX and the Sheqafrica Corporate Services(Pty)Ltd.

Editor-in-Chief:
Jessica van Zyl

Independent Contributors and Media Partners:
Patrick Deale - Labour Lawyer
Louis Fourie - Environmental Lawyer
Mabila Mathebula
Rudy D. Maritz


Originally founded by Ben Fouche of Real Babe Media, Sheqafrica.com has been serving the SHEQ industry since 2007 and contains over 1600 articles from various experts in the Safety, Health and Environmental Management fields. Today, Sheqafrica.com is proudly co-owned by the Africa Media Group(50%) and focuses on Human Resources Management, Risk & Compliance on the African Continent.
The role of the HR and IR practitioner remains undisputed in the selection and placement of competent staff, while the education and training of people goes a long way in achieving business objective.

Sheqafrica.com covers topics on risk & compliance related to basic human rights:
S = Safety in our workplaces and communities
H = Healthcare
E = The Environment we live in
Q = Quality of Life
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SmartSafe Africa – a game changer is coming

Cape Town: Sheqafrica Corporate Services(Pty)Ltd have set the dates for the launch of four new compliance auditing programs and set its sights on new markets. The decision comes after the company acquired the intellectual property rights of the SmartSafe program from Cygma SHEQ South Africa. The acquisition paves the way for the expansion of the […]

Health & Wellness

CDC Urges Doctors to Rapidly Recognize and Report AFM Cases

As the late summer/early fall “season” for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) nears, CDC is calling on medical professionals to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and report all suspected cases to their health department. Early recognition and reporting are critical for providing patients with appropriate care and rehabilitation, and better understanding AFM, according to a new Vital […]

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas

A CDC food safety alert for an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to papayas imported from Mexico has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/uganda-06-19/index.html. Key points: CDC, FDA, and public health and regulatory officials in several states are investigating an  outbreak of Salmonella Uganda infections linked to whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico. Do not eat, serve, […]

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Sheqafrica.com bars Saiosh endorsed CPD events

Sheqafrica.com will no longer be publishing conferences and events such as the A-OHS Expo if accredited for CPD points by the SA Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh). This decision has been taken after a developmental value evaluation was done on attending these expos and conferences it is was found to have failed adding […]

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CDC Press Release: Outbreaks of diarrhea caused by summertime parasite increased from 2009 through 2017

Outbreaks of Cryptosporidium (Crypto) in the United States increased an average 13% each year from 2009-2017, according to a report published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Crypto, a parasite, is spread through the poop of infected humans or animals. People can get sick after they swallow the parasite in contaminated water or food […]

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What the Gravel! cancels recognition of 4×4 training accredited by Saiosh Corporate members

Companies offering 4×4 training who are associated with the South Africa Institute of Occupational Health and Safety will no longer be accepted in the WTG! Off-road Challenge in Africa. The off-road driving competency requirements set by corporate companies like Vodacom and others have come under the magnifying glass and What the Gravel!, an online off-road […]

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PretoriaOnline.Net cancels Advertising of Saiosh Corporate members

The Community magazine PretoriaOnline.net informed all their advertising agencies to stop advertising of companies affiliated with the South Africa Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) with immediate effect. Pretoriaonline.net reserves the right of association and will no longer associate with Saiosh or any of it members. Pretoriaonline.net said it stands in solidarity with its […]

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Cambodian building collapse kills seven, with dozens feared buried

At least seven people died when an under-construction building owned by a Chinese company collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort, officials said, as rescuers scoured the giant rubble heap for survivors. The building went down before sunrise in the casino-resort town of Sihanoukville in south-western Cambodia. Four people have been arrested in connection with the accident, […]