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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 03 Jun 2017 07:49 am
In challenging Margaret Court's political views, Angelo Fick suggests Martina Navratilova is true to her achievements as a champion, of tennis and human rights.
Opinion 01 Jun 2017 14:53 pm
South Africa is an unequal society in which many people seem addicted to titles and honorifics. Angelo Fick considers the significance of this status anxiety.
Opinion 29 May 2017 11:28 am
We can never really go back, yet politicians ask us to indulge their trips down memory lane all the time. Angelo Fick warns against the danger of such gestures.
Opinion 25 May 2017 13:00 pm
On 25 May, marked as Africa Day around the continent, Angelo Fick thinks about the significance of the day from a South African perspective.
Opinion 23 May 2017 10:10 am
In the latest developments on Brian Molefe's shift back and forth between Eskom and Parliament, Angelo Fick detects the bathos of television soap opera.
Opinion 19 May 2017 14:45 pm
Angelo Fick suggests that the systemic crisis in South Africa's political economy can only be fixed by work from all of us who live here and now.
Opinion 18 May 2017 15:06 pm
Angelo Fick cautions against despair and outlines some of the work South Africans might need to do to confront violence and violation in society.
Opinion 10 May 2017 15:38 pm
Angelo Fick reflects on marking 23 years since Nelson Mandela took the oath of office as South Africa's first democratically elected Black president.
Opinion 09 May 2017 16:09 pm
In a busy and often messy political year, in South Africa and elsewhere, Angelo Fick wonders what duty falls on critically literate citizens in these times.
Opinion 03 May 2017 11:32 am
This week the World Economic Forum on Africa meets in Durban, and Angelo Fick ponders the significance of the event for ordinary South Africans.