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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

NEWS

NEWS
May 12, 2022

As eco-anxieties mount, Africa’s young people urge action on climate

Africa has the world's youngest population, and youth activists from Sudan to South Africa have been vocal in pushing for bolder policy action By Kim Harrisberg DURBAN, Dec 6 (Thomson…
NEWS
May 12, 2022

Ambulances for Ukraine coverage

Multinational Non-Profit Organization , Ichikowitz Foundation  Contributes To Ambulances For Ukraine Initiative In Global Effort To Support Ukrainians On The Frontlines Of Russian Invasion Ukraine emergency, Ichikowitz Family Foundation initiative…
NEWS
April 22, 2022

Ichikowitz Family Foundation Donates Ambulances To Ukraine

Multinational Non-Profit Organization Contributes To Ambulances For Ukraine Initiative In Global Effort To Support Ukrainians On The Frontlines Of Russian Invasion Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 April 2022. In an international…

OPINION

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.

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.