Calling all aspiring digital entrepreneurs

Are you up for Wits’ first Digital Innovation Challenge? Do you have the smarts and skills in location technology? An exciting new initiative is calling on developers and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas on how to solve the Wits Campus Personal Navigator Challenge to submit their entries at before applications close on 3 March 2017. The Read more about Calling all aspiring digital entrepreneurs[…]

Hack Jozi

#HackJozi is BACK!

In case you missed the big news, the HackJozi Challenge is back! Calling all digital entrepreneurs with great ideas on how to change the City of Johannesburg for the better. Visit: or watch Professor Barry Dwolatzky from the WITS JCSE and Zolani Matebese from City of Johannesburg give the lowdown on this incredible competition. Read more about #HackJozi is BACK![…]

#HackJozi Challenge winner announced

After months of hard work, lots of planning, lengthy training sessions and lots of brow-beating and sleepless nights – the #HackJozi Challenge finalists got to learn who among them would walk away with the big prize… The HackJozi final awards event took place at The Origins Centre in Braamfontein on 8 July 2015, and the Read more about #HackJozi Challenge winner announced[…]

Professor Barry Dwolatzky features on 702

702, 25 June 2015: TSHIMOLOGONG PRECINCT IN BRAAMFONTEIN WILL SOON BE HOME TO TECH SAVVY FOLKS Two years ago, Wits University embarked on a programme to establish the digital technology hub – The Tshimologong Precinct, which will provide a space for skills development in the software and digital technology sector. Tshimologong is the Sesotho phrase Read more about Professor Barry Dwolatzky features on 702[…]

Tshimologong on TechReport

On 25 March 2014, eNCA TechReport did a focus feature on The Tshimologong Precinct (following a previous visit they had done in 2013). The feature included an interview with Prof Barry Dwolatzky, who heads up the WITS JCSE (Joburg Centre for Software Engineering) and the person who is driving the Tech-in-Braam concept in Johannesburg. In Read more about Tshimologong on TechReport[…]