Safari Guide of the Year 2024 Category Winners

The Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) and Safari Guide of the Year are thrilled to announce than another whirlwind competition has ended. Our Host Sponsor for the event, Mhondoro Safari Lodge and Villa pulled out every stop and absolutely blew us away with their professionalism and hosting excellence. We could [...]

July 9th, 2024|

Update: Extension for the Enrolment in SETA Skills Programmes Confirmed!

We have excellent news everyone, early this morning we received the official Government Gazette from the Department of Education and Minister of Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, announcing the extension of the pre-2009 Qualifications and Skills Programmes. Some of the CATHSSETA and SETA unit standards skills programmes that [...]

June 4th, 2024|

Welcome Shannon Wild to the Safari Guide of the Year Family!

Safari Guide of the Year is just around the corner, and we are super excited to introduce you all to Shannon Wild. Shannon is a world-renowned wildlife photographer and filmmaker as well as the owner and founder of Wild in Africa – Bracelets for Africa. FGASA and Safari Guide of [...]

May 24th, 2024|

Safari Guide of the Year 2024: Meet the Finalists

Safari Guide of the Year is just around the corner and we’re proud to announce and introduce you all to 2024’s top five! The event may be a competition to select Southern Africa’s guide of the year, but it stands for much more than just bragging rights. Envisioned by safari [...]

May 17th, 2024|

Strong like a Wounded Buffalo

I remember my first call to Brian, I was on my bed as I did not have a chair available, I was working in a newly built lodge. My employer at the time, gave me the details of a guide/trainer and an assessor they knew of from their Tanzanian days. [...]

April 29th, 2024|