There was quite a bit of media hype around the launch of the Tshimologong Digital Precinct on 1 September (see the blog titled: Coffee, Pizza and Bandwidth), here are some of the videos that celebrate the occasion, including informative videos from the Wits University PR Department. The following video was produced by SABC News: Read more about VIDEOS: TSHIMOLOGONG IN MOVING PICTURES[…]

City of Joburg launches developer challenge to solve city’s address issues

If you are a developer with an interest in apps, maps, data, urban development, cities or technology then enter the 2016 GeoJozi Developer Challenge. The challenge calls on developers aged 30 or under to help the City of Johannesburg improve its systems of allocating and maintaining addresses across the 1,644 km2 municipality. It is being Read more about City of Joburg launches developer challenge to solve city’s address issues[…]

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![…]

A strategic partnership: The Tshimologong Precinct and Telkom

In this video clip: Professor Barry Dwolatzky announces that Telkom have come on board as a strategic partner in the Tshimologong Precinct. Telkom are sponsoring the co-working space (the old nightclub area known as the iClub).

Silicon Valley in Braamies…why not?

Professor Barry Dwolatzky’s goal of creating a Silicon Valley in Braamfontein is a pretty large vision, but for the interns from the Wits Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) it’s only a matter of time before this dream becomes a reality. The fact is that in order to thrive, students and young adults entering the workspace Read more about Silicon Valley in Braamies…why not?[…]

47 Juta Street

47 Juta Street is open for Business

The first building in the Tshimologong Precinct that is up and running is number 47 Juta Street, and Professor Barry Dwolatzky, the man behind the vision for this IT hub in Johannesburg, is pleased to see real progress. He says: ‘We moved into number 47 Juta Street, which is on the corner of Juta and Read more about 47 Juta Street is open for Business[…]