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?

 

PROFILE

THE 'CAN-DO' VISIONARY OF AFRICA

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

OPINION

OPINION
November 7, 2019

Africa’s Rightful Place In the “New World Order”

Ivor Ichikowitz is an African industrialist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and Founder and Executive Chairman of the Ichikowitz Family Foundation (IFF). The views expressed are his own. By now, you have probably…
OPINION
September 15, 2019

The Ichikowitz Family Foundation Condemns Xenophobia

The Ichikowitz Family Foundation would like to express our alarm at the xenophobic attacks that South Africa has witnessed over the last few days against our fellow Africans living and…
OPINION
May 28, 2019

Importance of inclusivity

THIS WEEK saw the release of a seminal report on the deliberations by a cross-section of South African leaders in the Drakensberg last June. Youth Day weekend was an auspicious…
OPINION
May 28, 2019

South Africa ‘frontier vibe’ still drives advances

David Pilling JANUARY 24, 2019 In 1986, the late PW Botha, then president of South Africa, revealed the toll that the international oil embargo was taking on his pariah state.…
OPINION
May 21, 2019

South African Tycoon Ivor Ichikowitz On Why Country’s Youth Are Disillusioned Ahead Of Elections

On Wednesday, the 8th of May, South Africans will take to the polls to participate in their sixth national elections since the dawn of the country’s independence some 25 years ago. Voter…
OPINION
April 10, 2019

The importance of preserving African history for posterity

The real history of Africa, including South Africa’s liberation struggle, resides in the stories of the people who helped shape that history. But these stories, often transmitted in fragile oral…

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