Browsing: Barry Dwolatzky

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SA needs to rethink its approach to ICT

South Africa is facing a skills shortage in the information and communication technology (ICT) industry at a time when people should be finding digital solutions to their economic problems. Prof Barry Dwolatzky, director and CEO of the Joburg Centre

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Braamfontein tech hub ready for liftoff

Tshimologong Precinct may not ring any bells for most people, but if Barry Dwolatzky has his way, anyone in South Africa’s technology sector will know it as Johannesburg’s innovation hub and the shining light in Braamfontein within the year. With big companies, start-ups, and even

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Jozi’s tech revolution goes to town

Therapy, on Johannesburg’s Juta Street, was once a nightclub in the heart of gay Braamfontein. Today the building stands unused. The loud interiors and labyrinthine back rooms hint at a former wild life. The music got turned down for the last time in 2010. Now this part of the inner-city neighbourhood