FIGHTING COVID-19

FUNDING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT CORONAVIRUS

 

OPEN LETTER

PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE BIDEN
DON’T FORGET US BILLION AFRICANS

 

CITIZENS ACTION

SPONSORING THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE
SURVEY OF AFRICA’S YOUTH

 

CONSERVATION

SAVING ENDANGERED SPECIES

 

OPINION

DIGITAL CONNECTIVITY
IS A HUMAN RIGHT

 

OPINION

CAN MADIBA MAGIC LAST?

 

INTERVIEW

ICHIKOWITZ DRIVES PARAMOUNT
TO NEW HEIGHTS

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
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…
OPINION
November 21, 2020

If the US doesn’t start to meaningfully help African nations, China will have a blank check to control growing African industries

Africa is watching in amazement as America faces what many perceive to be an existential crisis. Never before has the world's most powerful country been so divided. From continued social…
OPINION
November 13, 2020

The U.S. Cannot Afford to Forget Africa

Ignoring the voices of more than a billion people compromises America’s greatest foreign policy challenge: China. JOHANNESBURG – DEAR MR. President-elect: Africa is watching in amazement as America faces what many…
OPINION
November 5, 2020

Applying Covid learnings to Nigeria’s security threats

The security threat from Boko Haram and other terrorist organisations can be controlled if Nigeria acts with the decisiveness it applied to fighting Covid-19, writes African security expert Ivor Ichikowitz. The…
OPINION
November 5, 2020

America’s New Opportunity With An Aspirational Africa

Why US Cannot Let China Fill The Vacuum In Africa – OpEd   Through both of the presidential debates, there was not a single mention of American policy towards Africa.…

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