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Africa Code Week: Celebrity Coding Challenge!

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Published on Jul 17, 2015

On Friday May 29, 2015, SAP Africa hosted a Celebrity Charity Software Coding Challenge in Johannesburg, in support of the inaugural Africa Code Week. Celebrities included international musician Loyiso Bala; Bafana Bafana footballer Simphiwe Tshabalala; International beach volleyball player Sheena Abrahams; President of the Oprah Winfrey Foundation Rebecca Sykes; Miss RSA International Shajar Khan; Mrs Globe Riana Mooi; former TV presenter Gerri Eldson; South African actor Jet Novuka; Mr. South Africa 2014/15 Armand du Plessis; Celebrity Chef and TV personality Yudhika Sujanani; Elizabeth Arden make-up artist Gina Myers; celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Reza Mia; former Miss South Africa Bokang Montjane; former Miss South Africa Joan Ramogoshi Madibeng; Lions rugby team players Robbie Coetzee and Howard Mnisi.

Celebrities were invited to code a game using Scratch, a popular coding interface developed by the MIT to simplify the face of coding for the young generation. So was it child play for our VIPs or did they struggle a bit? See for yourself!

For more information on Africa Code Week, visit http://www.africacodeweek.org/!

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