Rhodes Forum 2019

 

CONSERVATION

SAVING ENDANGERED SPECIES

 

The Ichikowitz Family Foundation Condemns Xenophobia

 

INFLUENTIAL
AFRICANS

INDUSTRIALIST WITH GRAND AMBITIONS

 

ART CROSSES BORDERS

FIGHTING XENOPHOBIA

 

INTERVIEW

ICHIKOWITZ DRIVES PARAMOUNT
TO NEW HEIGHTS

 

OPINION

CAN MADIBA MAGIC LAST?

Today the challenges of being a responsible, effective citizen are more diverse, nuanced and complex than in the past. Sustaining democracies, strengthening economic competitiveness and meeting local, national and global challenges demands a broader vision of citizenship for the twenty-first century.

Ivor Ichikowitz

NEWS

NEWS
July 17, 2020

Mandela biggest influence for Africa’s youth, survey says

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s fight for freedom and human rights makes him the most influential person among Africa’s youth, according to a survey conducted…
NEWS
July 14, 2020

The Youth Has Its Say – Africa Youth Survey 2020

Africa has the youngest population of any continent. Here, in excerpts an exclusive interview, Ivor Ichikowitz talks about his family foundation’s initiative to establish an annual youth survey. Stephen Williams…
NEWS
June 16, 2020

Africa’s youth were asked what concerned them most – here’s what SA said

South African youth are most concerned about unemployment and corruption, and less optimistic than their peers on the rest of the continent about their future prospects, a recent survey has…

OPINION

OPINION
May 25, 2020

On Africa Day, Pan-africanism At All-time High For Continent’s Youth, New Survey Finds

Johannesburg, South Africa, May 25th, 2020 – While Africa Day (May 25th), the official day of the African Union (AU) marking intercontinental unity, takes place solemnly in 2020 on the…
OPINION
May 13, 2020

We can silence the guns

In 2013, the AU pledged to ‘silence the guns’ by 2020. That date has come but the guns are still booming. What must we do in order to finally put an…
OPINION
May 13, 2020

In South Africa’s Kruger National Park an ancient technology is being unleashed in the battle against poachers.

Meet the Dogs of War -- four-legged soldiers on the frontlines of the fight to protect wildlife. With unconventional tactics and incredible training-- this dedicated canine unit is changing the…

PHILANTHROPY

INDUSTRIALIST

Ivor Ichikowitz is a South African-born industrialist, social entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He began his career during South Africa’s political transition in the early 1990s, working to support Nelson Mandela’s programme of democratisation, national reconciliation, economic and industrial normalisation and integration into the African Continent and the global economy.

PHILANTHROPIST

IVOR Ichikowitz is a man of Africa, inspired and enthused by the continent but most especially South Africa his birthplace. He is a firm believer in the African ethos of Ubuntu; he exists because of others and it is this philosophy which underpins the billionaire’s philanthropy through the multiple award-winning Ichikowitz Family Foundation, which was established in 2010.

BUSINESS