Vergelegen Wine Estate in the western Cape is tackling the invasive shot hole borer (PSHB) beetle with the help of a doctoral student Heather Nependa from the Faculty of AgriScience at Stellenbosch University.
Gugulethu Mhlungu and Sekoetlane Phamodi delve into topics that include macadamia nuts and nanotech, extracting useful materials from human urine, revitalising the Jukskei, and drilling for groundwater to survive South Africa’s extreme drought cycle.
South Africa has some excellent motor museums scattered between Franschhoek, White River and even little old Matjiesfontein. so get out your anorak, sally forth, and smell the fumes, suggests Blaise Hopkinson
With air travel for leisure purposes likely to constrained for a while yet, South Africans may well turn to visiting home-based sites for their holidays with trailers and caravans gaining a new-found popularity.