Angelo Fick

Angelo Fick is the Director of Research at ASRI. He continues to do part-teaching at universities on questions of culture, and still publishes columns at eNCA.com.

JM Coetzee: A fine mind, a formidable intellect

Behind JM Coetzee, the writer lauded for his ‘wonderfully brave, bold mind’ , is John Coetzee, the quiet man

Importance of preserving the archive

If we are to make sense of the present and plan for the future we must understand our past, and so we must preserve our records

Skills deficit undermines 4IR promises

Technology is not necessarily the panacea it’s said to be, de-skilling further the under-skilled 

A tribute to Ahmed Essop, teacher, writer and shining light of South Africa

Many revered Essop as a beloved teacher of English before he clashed with the apartheid authorities and was barred from teaching

SA today is another country     

1994 set us on the path to freedom, but much must still be fixed and new problems await us

We dare not dream of freedom until we can effect equality

April 27 1994 set us on the path to freedom; but much must still be undone – and new problems await us

Media freedom too easily taken for granted

South Africans must fight against those who try to encroach on our hard-won freedoms

The shame of Room 80: We must act

Violence and abuse, particularly of women, needs to go beyond expecting the state to end it

Ethnic boxes perpetuate colonialism

The dangerous re-ethnicisation of SA politics must be stopped lest it lead to the same ethnonationalism that caused bloodshed in Rwanda and Yugoslavia

Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect

Judging her by long-held patriarchal standards only exposes our society’s misogynistic gaze

Press Releases

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

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