COVID 19 CHECK IN: with PhD Student, paleobotanist and ecologist (Plant detective in short), Aviwe Matiwane

Yesterday was Aviwe’s birthday and she tweeted: “Happy birthday to me!! A scientist, a giggler, a mother to 10 dogs n a goat, a friend, an older sister, a dreamer, a teacher and a learner. Aviwe is a PhD student registered at Rhodes University, based at the Albany Museum. She hails from a small village in Mqanduli known as Lower Nqwarha outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.