Hardened ex-con brings first 'code academy' to SA prisons

29 March 2015 - 02:00 By TANYA FARBER

Sihle Tshabalala is going back to prison. But this time, he will not be serving a sentence - he will be teaching prisoners how to take back their lives by learning software programming.His project, which is due to start in the Western Cape next month, will be the first such coding academy behind bars in Africa, and the second in the world after San Quentin State Prison in California.

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