The Ukraine war is another red flag in the area of defence equipment. Can Africa afford to outsource this vital resource? asks Ivor Ichikowitz.
South Africa is going through very tough times, but the critics haven’t reckoned with the determination of the people to rise above their problems, says Ivor Ichikowitz.
The multitude of problems stemming from Covid-19 is being compounded by vaccine hesitancy fuelled by fake news and threatens to create a lost generation of African youth.
After South Africa’s recent riots, justice and upholding the rule of law have never been more vital and there is no time to lose in addressing the country’s structural inequalities, writes Ivor Ichikowitz.
The scramble for Covid vaccines has underlined Africa’s reliance on outsiders to provide essential manufactures. The conditions are ripe for Africa to embark on its own manufacturing revolution, says Ivor Ichikowitz.
In an open letter to President Joe Biden, Ivor Ichikowitz warns that if the US does not take advantage of the opportunity that Africa presents and support African growth then America will lose out.