#GeoJozi 2017: And the winners are….!

Winners of GeoJozi Challenge will help solve Jozi’s street address problems and improve service delivery. Three young, talented developers came out tops in the 2016 GeoJozi Developer Challenge – the first to be held through a partnership between the City of Joburg, Wits University’s Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) and mapping software company, Esri South Africa. This[…]

#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[…]

JCSE at WITS: 10 Years and counting…

The JCSE celebrated its 10th anniversary last month at Randlords in Braamfontein. Speakers included Professor Barry Dwolatzky (Director: JCSE); Professor Adam Habib, VC, Wits University; Councillor Ruby Mathang, MMC Economic Development, City of Johannesburg; Mark Harris, Kagiso Media, Chairman of the JCSE Board and Nomonde Ngxola, CoachLab@JCSE from the class of 2011. Take a look[…]

Changing the future with technology

Andile Zitha, one of the interns on the City of Johannesburg’s J.E.D.I programme talks about how the youth with change the future of Johannesburg with technology. Zitha was attending the launch of the HackJozi and J.E.D.I programmes, hosted by the City of Johannesburg at Sci-Bono. Intern, Patricia Adams talks about pursuing a future in IT.[…]

Andile Ngcaba – Fibre is the future

In this video clip, Andile Ngcaba from Fibreco Telecommunications talks about the creation of fibre networks to build the future of the internet in Africa. This interview was shot at the City of Johannesburg’s HackJozi and J.E.D.I launch at Sci-Bono on 26 March 2015.

#HackJozi Challenge – interview with Kethan Parbhoo, Microsoft

Microsoft’s Kethan Parbhoo talks about job creation, skills innovation and Microsoft’s student-to-business programme. This video clip was shot at the HackJozi and J.E.D.I launch hosted by the City of Johannesburg on 26 March 2015.

#HackJozi Challenge – Zolani Matebese talks top 23

In this video Zolani Matebese from the City of Johannesburg talks about the first round of judging fro the #HackJozi Challenge play-offs – where 23 projects were selected to go through to the next round. The first round of judging took place on 29 March 2015 in Braamfontein.

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#HackJozi Challenge: Professor Barry Dwolatzky

In this video clip, Professor Barry Dwolatzky talks about the exciting #HackJozi Challenge and the importance of nurturing emerging talent in the digital sector. The Hack Jozi Challenge is a bootcamp for start-up entrepreneurs to foster skills, innovation and entrepreneurship in digital technology. Professor Dwolatzky says the programme is an exciting one aimed at creating[…]

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Zolani Matebese talks HackJozi

In this interview that was filmed on night of the first #HackJozi Challenge boot camp training session (16 March 2015), Zolani Matebese from the City of Johannesburg, talks about the initiative and sheds some light in terms of what the judges are looking for… Perhaps the next Mark Shuttleworth will come out of the very[…]

Lisa Rosmarin on HackJozi

In this video clip Lisa Rosmarin, CEO of Seed Academy – one of the key sponsors of the HackJozi Challenge, speaks about the incredible opportunity available to entrepreneurs with a bright vision of the future. Read more about the HackJozi Challenge at hackjozichallenge.co.za or follow them on Twitter @HackJozi