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
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…
NEWS
June 4, 2020

Digital connectivity is a human right

The pandemic has clearly highlighted the acute need for better, more affordable digital connectivity in Africa. Have our leaders learnt the right lessons from this horrific event?   The Covid-19…
NEWS
March 2, 2020

‘Afro-optimism’ on the rise among continent’s youth, finds survey

Young people found to be ‘overwhelmingly keen’ to tackle Africa’s challenges head on, confronting negative stereotypes Young people across Africa are confident that the continent is heading for an era of…

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