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Sheqafrica.com appoints new Editor tasked with Transformation

Africa Media, one of the two owners of Sheqafrica.com and other online magazines, have appointed Jessica van Zyl as its new Editor-in-Chief effective from 4 March 2019.

Jessica Van Zyl

Jessica studied Journalism at Howard College in KZN and brings 12 years of experience to the scene. In addition, she also holds a NEBOSH IGC and a few NQF short courses in OHS. She was formerly employed as an IT Project Manager for Africa Media, responsible for ICT project development.

One of Jessica’s major challenges is to set up the OHS Portal for Sheqafrica.co.za, which will purely focus on the South African OHS Act and its application and to focus on Transformation in SHEQ in SA.

I am happy to be part of the team. I have been following Sheqafrica.com since 2010 and it is an awesome publication for the SHEQ industry. I have a great task ahead of my, and big shoes to fill, but I am sure the South African readers will enjoy it as much as they did up to now.” Van Zyl said during her interview.

She was one of 15 candidates shortlisted for an internally sourced vacancy.

 

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Sheqafrica
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
http://www.consulting.sheqafrica.co.za

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