CoJ and UJ tackle unemployment, youth enterprise development and bridge the digital divide

Thursday, 12 January, 2017|

The Jozi Digital Ambassadors programme is one which aimed to bridge the city’s digital divide as well as address Jozi’s youth unemployment.  The Jozi Digital Ambassadors programme began with the City of Joburg in partnership [...]

Shop online without a credit card

Thursday, 10 November, 2016|

You don’t need a credit card to shop online, most sites also accept debit cards Debit cards are easy to get because they come with any bank account. It allows you to easy record-keeping of [...]

400 000+ residents already trained and connected

Thursday, 27 October, 2016|

Our Jozi Digital Ambassadors have trained more than 400,000 residents on how to connect the City’s free WiFi and make use of basic internet services through the Maru A Jozi portal. Access to essential services [...]

City of Joburg empowers 1,800+ unemployed youth to provide services as micro enterprises

Tuesday, 25 October, 2016|

The City is revolutionising how they employ unemployed youth, through Jozi@work youth are contracted over a 12 week period and then capacitated (train, equip, support) and by the University of Johannesburg and Resolution Circle. Teaching [...]

The benefits of using Public Transport

Thursday, 27 October, 2016|

Imagine a city without a public transport network. How would people travel to work, to school, or to see friends and family? Public transport is crucial to the liveability of any city. Here’s a snapshot [...]

Jozi links service delivery to unemployed youth

Friday, 28 October, 2016|

The Jozi Digital Ambassadors programme utilises a unique model where technology links city service delivery to unemployed youth. The city contracts unemployed youth as Jozi Digital Ambassadors to train residents to become smart citizens by [...]

UJ Student mentors – the driving success behind Jozi Digital Ambassadors

Thursday, 27 October, 2016|

The Jozi Digital Ambassador’s programme utilises students from the University of Johannesburg to mentor and support our micro enterprises. These student mentors support, and guide their assigned Ambassadors by motivating them to reach their weekly [...]

How To Recognise A Digital Ambassador?

Wednesday, 12 October, 2016|

How To Recognise A Digital Ambassador? The University of Johannesburg (UJ) and City of Johannesburg’s (CoJ) trusted representatives are popping up all over the city. These tech savvy individuals are going to show everyone [...]

Download The Jozi Free WiFi App

Thursday, 27 October, 2016|

Over 1000 free WiFi hotspot are already available in Jozi. It’s super easy to connect and you get 300 MB of free data per day which is 9GB per month. Download our geolocation app now [...]

The Benefits of using CoJ’s free WiFi

Thursday, 14 July, 2016|

Paving the way forward in technological integration Not everyone can afford 3G and 4G connectivity. The University of Johannesburg and the City of Joburg’s initiative to bridge the digital divide has provided all of [...]