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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 13 Oct 2017 15:03 pm
In the wake of the Supreme Court of Appeals judgment, Angelo Fick cautions against assuming that the end of Jacob Zuma's political career is nigh.
Opinion 12 Oct 2017 12:24 pm
In the wake of the findings of the Timol Inquest, Angelo Fick contemplates its significance for South Africa in 2017.
Opinion 06 Oct 2017 12:39 pm
In honouring the Japanese-born English writer, Angelo Fick suggests, the Swedish Academy is recognising a subtle but significant talent in Kazuo Ishiguro.
Opinion 05 Oct 2017 15:22 pm
Despite Pink Floyd's warning, Angelo Fick suggests that good teachers play an inestimably important role in the world, and they remain undervalued.
Opinion 04 Oct 2017 11:23 am
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture confronts South Africans with tough questions, Angelo Fick suggests.
Life 30 Sep 2017 17:31 pm
Themba, who had initially been buried at St Joseph's Cemetery in Swaziland, and was later interred at West Park Cemetery, has now been moved to a grave alongside his wife Anna.
Opinion 29 Sep 2017 14:27 pm
While we no longer ban books by official government decree in South Africa, like other people in the world, we have found new ways of banning books we don't like.
Opinion 27 Sep 2017 12:41 pm
At the end of Heritage Month, Angelo Fick asks us to think of the concept of heritage differently, in the interests of our own longer-term survival.
South Africa 23 Sep 2017 11:15 am
Africa’s first Nobel Prize winner for literature, Nigeria’s Wole Soyinka gave his inaugural public lecture at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Friday.
Opinion 21 Sep 2017 15:16 pm
Angelo Fick uses the form of the fable to think about what happens in political parties in South Africa and elsewhere who let their guard down on opportunists.