Research Homepage of Wonga L. Ntshinga
A Choreography-Based Service Composition Model
Community Work

Outside his academic work, Wonga is greatly involved with Lungisa High School community service, a school where he matriculated from. He was a Special Guest Speaker at the grade 12 farewell of this school on 26 July 2006.


 Latest Community Work: Lungisa High School Minibus.


Wonga is also the Chairman, Editor, and Founder of Wowo's Club. Wowo’s Club was founded on 24 May 1999 and today it has membership of over 50 members across South Africa. There are many benefits in joining the club. Read more at

Academic and Industry Experience



Served for 4 years at Technikon Witwatersrand (now the University of Johannesburg (UJ)) joining as a Junior Lecturer in 1999 in the Department of Software Development, promoted to Lecturer in 2002.


Served for (and awarded a service a certificate) 5 years at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) joining as a Lecturer in 2003 at the Faculty of Information Communication and Technology (ICT), Department of Enterprise Applications Development (EAD).



Lectured first, second, and third year subjects and examined final year projects.

External examiner (2005-2006) for third year students IT projects at UJ.

Appointed as a member of the task team (The revision of the Mentorship Policy for the academic environment) by Academic Committee of TUT.




Project Boda-Bodas (Project Lead) - The goal of the project is to enable Boda-Boda (Motorcycles Public Transport in East African Countries) customers to use their mobile phones to order and rate Boda-Bodas services. It is envisaged that customer rating of the Boda-Bodas operators will lead to self-regulation of the industry. Current objectives are (i) to investigate potential solutions and/or components that could be used to create an electronic system ordering Boda-Boda Services using Mockup Tools; (ii) to perform benefit analysis decision-making approach to assess whether Boda-Boda electronic system is worth doing;

Innovation working on now: Integrated transport system, called “GET-THERE”, addresses the transport challenges (e.g. severe traffic jams in Johannesburg, SA). GET-THERE focuses on public and private transport to connect business, people and places in a sustainable and cost effective manner.

Project Overture II: The goal of Project Overture II is to deliver a prototype Mobile Business Service Platofrm (MBSP) for Very Small Enterprises (VSEs) in Emerging Economies (EE).


Project: SAP TechEd 2010, Berlin: Main objective of the project was to demonstrate how basic business services for Very Small Enterprises (VSE) are deployed on mobile phones.


Project: Access to Resources (Actor): Main objective of the project was

 to investigate and understand the challenges that SMMEs are facing with regards to accessing resources and services to achieve their operational objectives.  


Project: Service Engineering for Collaborative Project Execution (SeCPe): Seventh Framework Programme Proposal: Main objective of the project was to increase competition and innovation amongst European Union (EU) enterprises through a highly innovative ICT platform for collaborative project execution.

About Me...

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Latest Presentation:

@14th Annual Conference on WWW Applications (Mangosuthu University of Technology), 7 November 2012, 13:00-13:25, at The Riverside Hotel. Title of the Paper: A mobile solution to self-regulate the Boda-Boda industry in emerging economies. Details of the paper appear at click here

@5th SAP Research Symposium, 9 November 2012, Time: 10:00 -10:20, SAP Woodmead. Title of the presenation: A Framework for the Choreography of Intelligent e-Services.  


In 2004 he formed and still facilitates a successful mentorship programme called TAMP (Technical Applications Mentorship Programme) for ICT where senior learners assist junior learners with programming languages such as C++, Java, and C#. Today, the programme has a success pass rate, research outputs, 20 mentors, a website that he maintains, and the programme is currently being rolled out to other departments/faculties.


Conference Participation:


8-10 March 2010 @ INTED 2010 held at Valencia (Spain) - Virtual Participation: World Wide Web (www) tools enhancing mentorship. Wonga Ntshinga (TUT)).


10-12 June 2009 @ International Conference on e-Learning in the Workplace (ICELW2009) held at Columbia University in New York: Facilitating e-Mentoring using Information Technology Tools. Wonga Ntshinga (TUT) & Ernest Ngassam (SAP Research CEC Pretoria/SAP Meraka UTD).


1 December 2008 @ Higher Education as a Social Space (HESS) Conference 2008 at Rhodes University: Implementing mentorship using ICT tools. Wonga Ntshinga (TUT).


13 December 2008 @ the Universiti Teknologi Mara International Conference on Science and Technology 2008, Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia: Facilitating a Student-to-Student Mentorship (STSM) programme using Information Technology Tools. Wonga Ntshinga (TUT), Jabu Mtsweni (TUT), & Ishmael Makitla (Business Connexion).


10 September 2008 @ the University of Stellenbosch First Year Experience 2008: (Virtual) Mentorship as tool to improve learner success in Higher Education. Wonga Ntshinga (TUT) & Ishmael Makitla (Business Connexion).