Shop local at festive markets around the city

Meet the makers but remember to maintain a physical distance.With the recent Covid resurgence there is nothing better than being outdoors. The market-type experience...

Guess who’s in town…

Anita Bunn bumped into a familiar figure at Stellenbosch Square, where she said “Father Christmas was magnanimously sweating it out in his North Pole...

Great strides for SU graduate and Paralympic athlete

Stellenbosch UniversityDon’t be scared to take on challenges “above” your capabilities if it is something you believe in... yes, it is not going to...

Inimitable Norman heads to new pastures

Norman McFarlaneLong-time Bolander reporter, Norman McFarlane, has reached the golden age of retirement, and has left Bolander’s editorial team, as he embarks on a...

Nature conservation needs dynamic approach

The Cape Floral Kingdom already finds itself at the southern-most point of Africa, with few alternatives left for low-altitude plants to escape increasing...

PhD student develops valuable quality grading system for honeybush tea

Dr Brigitte du Preez, working on her honeybush tea research.Tea lovers recognise a good cup of honeybush tea when they drink it: It has...

Computer Programming Olympiad

Danielle KleynDanielle Kleyn, also known as the “Queen of Mathematics” at Parel Vallei High School in Somerset West, once again pursued excellence when she...

Young Expo scientists

The Eskom ExpoSouth Africa’s promising young scientists have been awarded at the 2020 Eskom Expo virtual awards ceremony, after impressing judges with their exceptional...

Tuvya is all heart

Tuvya Hough with the car full of donations he collected.One truly compassionate little six-year-old, Tuvya Hough, heard about a few families who were struggling...

Tracking dung beetle diversity in the Karoo

The dung beetles being studied.The humble yet industrious dung beetles of the Karoo are important little creatures worthy of big scientific research.So says Dr...