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Angelo Fick

Angelo Fick is a resident current affairs and news analyst at eNCA.  He has twenty years’ experience teaching and researching across a variety of disciplines at universities in South Africa and Europe.  Most recently he taught critical thinking and philosophy of science in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Opinion 07 May 2018 12:39 pm
Looking at changes in one suburb of Johannesburg, Angelo Fick argues that gentrification repeats the gestures of colonial and apartheid influx control.
Opinion 18 Apr 2018 16:11 pm
Angelo Fick suggests that reflecting on how Winnie Madikizela Mandela was represented in life allows us to think critically about our perceptions in the wake of her death.
Opinion 20 Mar 2018 13:23 pm
Angelo Fick re-imagines South Africa as a country in which there are well-resourced libraries in every community across the land.
Opinion 27 Feb 2018 12:06 pm
Angelo Fick considers the political significance and consequences of the cabinet reshuffle of 27 February 2018, and what it says about the 'Age of Ramaphosa'.
Opinion 22 Feb 2018 11:48 am
Angelo Fick argues that Malusi Gigaba's Budget 2018 is not 'pro-poor', and reveals a failure of the political imagination of post-apartheid South Africa.
Opinion 21 Feb 2018 10:46 am
Angelo Fick welcomes the change in tone and hope signaled by Cyril Ramaphosa's SONA, and suggests citizens ought not to forget the work that lies ahead.
Opinion 13 Feb 2018 19:10 pm
Angelo Fick considers the implications of the announcement by the ANC that it issued President Jacob Zuma with a recall notification.
Opinion 09 Feb 2018 15:03 pm
How we describe the world, even in what could be considered ephemeral gossip about dead celebrities, says much about how we value human beings, Angelo Fick suggests.
Opinion 08 Feb 2018 14:50 pm
We should have been preparing to hear the 2018 State of the Nation Address, but Angelo Fick suggests the postponement confronts citizens with important questions.
Opinion 31 Jan 2018 11:59 am
Angelo Fick reminds us why we should judge public officials not just by their words, but also by their actions, and not just in the present but also in the past.