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EcoTraining joins global celebration of World Wildlife Day, 3 March 2024
EcoTraining, a leading provider of professional field guide and wildlife training programmes, proudly participates in the global celebration of World Wildlife Day on 3 March 2024. 4 Mar 2024 Read more

EcoTraining empowers women on International Day of Education
EcoTraining, a leading provider of professional field guide and nature training in Africa, proudly reaffirms its commitment to the International Day of Education celebrated annually on 24 January. Aligned with the Unesco's theme for this year, which underscores the pivotal role of education in fostering peace and development, EcoTraining emphasises the critical need for inclusive and equitable quality education to attain gender equality. 23 Jan 2024 Read more

EcoTraining sets the bar for wildlife conservation on World Wildlife Conservation Day
As the world gears up to celebrate World Wildlife Conservation Day on 4 December, EcoTraining, the pioneer and leader in Africa’s safari guide and wildlife training stands at the forefront of efforts to promote conservation and environmental guardians. 4 Dec 2023 Read more

Embark on an unforgettable journey to find your freedom with EcoTraining #FindYourFreedom
As World Freedom Day approaches on 9 November, EcoTraining is challenging you to redefine your idea of freedom. While the world commemorates freedom on this day, EcoTraining believes that true freedom is found in the heart of the bush, where conservation and nature unite in perfect harmony. 9 Nov 2023 Read more

Newskoop takes business show beyond radio
The radio media content agency, Newskoop, has recently made its popular business show, Bizskoops, available on the Iono podcasting platform, allowing listeners everywhere to get their latest business scoop from anywhere. 6 Nov 2023 Read more

Seth Cort's new single: Left to Burn
In life and love, good things often come to an end and having the courage to end a relationship is never easy. 3 Oct 2023 Read more

2023 State of the Rhino on World Rhino Day: EcoTraining supports all efforts to save our rhinos
The estimated total population of rhinos around the world is less than 28,000 individual animals. This estimate was published in the International Rhino Foundation's annual report for 2022 and considers all five species of rhino. 22 Sep 2023 Read more

EcoTraining celebrates 30 years of conservation excellence
This year, EcoTraining celebrates 30 years of helping people from all walks of life to reconnect with nature, experience the breath-taking African bush and study conservation. 19 Sep 2023 Read more

Ecotraining leads the way and launches new on-demand field guide course
Field Guiding without constraints - that's what EcoTraining's all-new On-Demand Field Guide Course offers nature lovers who would like to study professional guiding but can't get to the heart of the African bush. 5 Sep 2023 Read more

World Elephant Day 2023: How can we help our elephants?
World Elephant Day is celebrated on the 12th of August every year to raise awareness around the threats facing the African elephant populations across the continent. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

The time to invest in our planet is now - International Mother Earth Day 2023
On the 22nd of April each year, the United Nation's International Mother Earth Day is a reminder of our collective responsibility to look after the ecosystems of the planet and to promote harmony with nature. 21 Apr 2023 Read more

A first for Africa as ecotraining receives (CHE), Council of Higher Education accreditation
EcoTraining, the leader in Africa's safari and wildlife training, has made history by becoming the continent's first Guide Training School to receive formal accreditation from the Council for Higher Education (CHE) in South Africa. 21 Apr 2023 Read more

New rugby podcast relives the past, talking to Bok heroes
The award-winning and seasoned sports journalist, Peter Stemmet, has launched his popular Front Row Rugby Show on the iono podcasting platform through Newskoop's new podcasting channel, making it available on Apple podcasts, Spotify, Google podcasts and Amazon podcasts to name a few. 11 Apr 2023 Read more

EcoTraining and Londolozi focus on guides' walking skills development
EcoTraining, the pioneer and leader in Africa's safari and wildlife training, who is also celebrating a milestone 30th birthday this year, has partnered with Londolozi Game Reserve to provide a training solution for their guides' walking skills development, as part of a recent onsite training offering. 28 Mar 2023 Read more

Solar trees continue to light the way for a sustainable future
A family of solar trees on the rooftop Piazza at Eastgate Shopping Mall has consistently provided a self-powered living space where people gather, night and day, to regroup and relax. It is illuminated proof of how steel and solar engineering can create a better future. 14 Feb 2023 Read more

World Radio Day: Community radio celebrated
On World Radio Day this year, the media content agency Newskoop recognises and celebrates the important role of all radio stations and especially the role of community radio in South Africa. 13 Feb 2023 Read more

Ecotraining celebrates creating opportunities for all on International Day of Education
The fifth International Day of Education will be celebrated on 24 January 2023 under Unesco's theme: To invest in people, prioritise education. 24 Jan 2023 Read more

EcoTraining celebrates local women on International Day of Rural Women
The United Nations' International Day of Rural Women honours women living in rural areas and recognises the crucial role they play in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities. 14 Oct 2022 Read more

Newskoop's agricultural radio show secures new sponsor: Blue Nova Energy
Media content agency Newskoop has joined hands with a new sponsor for its weekday agricultural radio show, AgriSkoops. The agency that provides news content and programming to more than 60 community radio stations across South Africa, has partnered with Blue Nova Energy who specialise in the development and manufacturing of energy storage solutions. 11 Oct 2022 Read more

Premier FMCG uplifts communities by creating young entrepreneurs
Mister Bread and Star Bakeries brand owner, Premier FMCG, aim to grow and nurture communities through programmes designed to help prepare South Africa's next generation for future success. For the second time, the Yondla Ikamva Holiday Camp was run in Mthatha in July, and for the first time this year, additional camps were hosted in Queenstown and Mdantsane. 10 Aug 2022 Read more

World Ranger Day: What it means to be a game ranger in 2022
31 July is devoted to all the men and women who are the guardians and custodians of nature. On World Ranger Day, the important work of all rangers who guard the environment and share their knowledge about the natural world, is celebrated in every continent of the globe. 29 Jul 2022 Read more

Gamifying maths helps hundreds of students with learning backlogs
Imagine a transformed classroom that allows instant rewards... Or a learning experience that works like an exciting game and doesn't feel like an impossible mathematics equation! 21 Jun 2022 Read more

EcoTraining celebrates World Wildlife Day
World Wildlife Day, celebrated on 3 March, is proclaimed by the United Nations as the global day to observe and raise awareness of the world's wild animals and plants. Of great importance is this year's theme "Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration". 3 Mar 2022 Read more

EcoTraining celebrates International Day of Education as it creates passionate guardians of nature
On 24 January 2022, EcoTraining celebrated the fourth International Day of Education. 24 Jan 2022 Read more

A world first in virtual tracking for team building
Develop your team's tracker mindset in a world first: The Tracking Success Virtual Adventure. 15 Nov 2021 Read more

Meet Makuleke's first female field guide: Shiluva Khosa
Women from all walks of life are celebrated for their valuable contributions to various industries and sectors this August during national Women's Month. 26 Aug 2021 Read more

Axl, Newskoop takes AgriSkoops to air
Media content agency Newskoop and Axl have teamed up to bring community radio listeners the fresh and exciting agricultural show, AgriSkoops. 6 Aug 2021 Read more

Black Mambas inspire communities armed with their EcoTraining course in hand
The Black Mambas are well known as an all-women unarmed squad that has been transforming the persona of anti-poaching in South Africa for years. 14 Jul 2021 Read more

Take action and inspire change this Mandela Day
Mandela Day is more than a celebration of Madiba's life and legacy; it is a global movement to honour his life's work and to change the world for the better. There is no better month to celebrate the work of Alex van den Heever and Renias Mhlongo than a month that includes Mandela Day as a pinnacle day. 7 Jul 2021 Read more

With World Environment Day celebrated on 5 June 2021 this year, The United Nation's message for the year is "REIMAGINE. RECREATE. RESTORE: This is our moment. We cannot turn back time. But we can grow trees, green our cities, rewild our gardens, change our diets and clean up rivers and coasts. We are the generation that can make peace with nature. Let's get active, not anxious. Let's be bold, not timid. Join #GenerationRestoration" 5 Jun 2021 Read more

As World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June 2021 this year (Reimagine. Recreate. Restore. Join #GenerationRestoration), South Africa has chosen to make the month of June, National Environment Month. There will be a special focus on stimulating awareness on environmental issues, and all South Africans will be challenged to become agents for change this June. 1 Jun 2021 Read more

The pioneer and leader in Safari Guide and Wildlife Training, EcoTraining, have further extended their commitment to creating world class safari guides and passionate guardians of nature with the exciting news of the release of their latest course, EcoTracker. 2 Feb 2021 Read more