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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.

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.
Opinion 14 Sep 2017 12:27 pm
Angelo Fick asks what lessons a child learns when being beaten as punishment.
Opinion 12 Sep 2017 14:01 pm
Angelo Fick considers the importance of Steve Biko across the forty years since the Black Consciousness leader was killed in the custody of the apartheid police.
Opinion 08 Sep 2017 16:43 pm
To mark International Literacy Day, Angelo Fick considers the necessity of literacy in places like South Africa.
Opinion 07 Sep 2017 11:45 am
Angelo Fick thinks about the value of books in a country blighted by poverty in politically noisy times.
Opinion 05 Sep 2017 11:44 am
Angelo Fick suggests that raking muck over the consensual sex had by public figures distracts citizens from what really matters in politics.