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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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, […]

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ILO adopts treaty against workplace harassment

The International Labour Organization has adopted the first global convention to combat violence and harassment in the workplace. The UN labor body was prompted by the worldwide “MeToo” movement against sexual harassment and began full-scale discussions on the convention last year. Member countries, labor unions and management organizations cast votes at the ILO’s annual conference […]

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PRiSMa snubs Saiosh designations as useless.

PRiSMa, the property risk management division of the Cygma Group have changed their employment criteria for risk management practitioners in the property sector. With the Property Practitioner’s Bill awaiting proclamation by the President Cyril Ramaphosa, PRiSMa will no longer be allowed to appoint Saiosh members as property risk consultants. PRiSMa informed its divisional managers in […]

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Cygma stops selling franchises in South Africa

The Cygma Group has stopped selling its SHEQ Franchises in South Africa. The current franchise owned by Cygma SHEQ North(Pty)Ltd has been granted the exclusive rights for South Africa as its exclusive territory. According to the Cygma Group, the decision was taken after the South African Institute of Safety & Health(Saiosh) revoked the Corporate membership […]

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Vital Signs: Rabies Transcript

OPERATOR: Welcome and thank you for standing by.  At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode until the question and answer session of today’s conference.  To ask a question from the phone lines please press star 1 and record your name when prompted.  This call is being recorded.  If you have any objections […]

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CDC Investigation Notice: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry

###U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESexternal icon CDC works 24/7 protecting America’s health, safety and security. Whether disease start at home or abroad, are curable or preventable, chronic or acute, or from human activity or deliberate attack, CDC responds to America’s most pressing health threats. CDC is headquartered in Atlanta and has experts located […]

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CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Ebola Outbreak in Eastern DRC

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing activation of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday, June 13, 2019, to support the inter-agency response to the current Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC outbreak is the second largest outbreak of Ebola ever recorded and […]

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Bats Lead in U.S. Rabies Risk

Bats are responsible for roughly 7 in 10 rabies deaths among people who are infected with the rabies virus in the United States, possibly because people may not know of the risk bats pose, according to the Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The large percentage of deaths […]