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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Our next stop is Diepkloof and Lenasia

Friday, 26 February, 2016|

Did you know that Jozi’s Digital Ambassadors will start training residents in Diepkloof and Lenasia to access the FREE CoJ smart WiFi in your area? Training may start as soon as the 10 March 2016 [...]

Jozi youth to begin Digital Ambassador training at UJ

Wednesday, 3 February, 2016|

Around 3 000 young people from across the City of Joburg will start receiving training as Jozi Digital Ambassadors from the University of Johannesburg this month as part of the city’s broader WiFi distribution project. [...]

Residents to join Joburg’s digital revolution

Wednesday, 3 February, 2016|

More than 720 000 households in various parts of Johannesburg will over the next 18 months be trained in digital literacy to enable them to use and benefit from broadband connections in the city. At [...]

Digital ambassadors to teach ins and outs of wifi to Joburg

Wednesday, 3 February, 2016|

The Jozi Digital Ambassadors Programme is a co-operative project between the city of Johannesburg and University of Johannesburg (UJ) that will offer residents the opportunity to learn how to access and use the various public [...]

Joburg’s digital ambassadors bring tech to the people

Wednesday, 3 February, 2016|

Johannesburg, South Africa's economic hub, is on its way to becoming a world-class smart city, and it's making sure its citizens are tech-smart too. Over the next 18 months, more than 720 000 Joburg households [...]