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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

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OPINION
May 12, 2022

Is South Africa on the brink of state collapse?

OPINION
May 12, 2022

Can we free ourselves from foreign influences?

Perhaps the most important lesson for Africa to draw from the conflict in the Ukraine is the danger of being dependent on others for our essentials. Unless we can learn…
OPINION
May 12, 2022

On Climate Change, Africa Is Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Young Africans don’t need to have their feet held to the fire on the question of implementing climate commitment because they already feel the heat.
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November 26, 2021

Ivor Ichikowitz speaks to CEO Magazine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyU05Ckn99c
OPINION
August 25, 2021

How South Africa Overcame Its Very Own January 6 Insurrection

South Africa was deeply shaken this week, rocked to its very core, just as the United States was on January 6 this year. It will take us a long time…
OPINION
July 19, 2021

A Look Behind the Curtain of South Africa’s Rainbow Nation

South Africa is bleeding. Thirty years ago, the doomsayers were waiting for it to happen at any moment. The country's different groups would turn on each other, they said. 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.

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