RLabs mobile news project receives grant from ATTI


During 2012 RLabs incubated 7 projects that launched in its incubator. One of the social projects was miGOx where short government related stories are published by community authors have been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Africa Technology Transparency Initiative for expansion and further development.

The service is currently live on Mxit and already have 9,410 subscribers to the service. It provides its readers with stories related to employment and education in South Africa. Since its launch more than 1,000 stories have been published on the platform generating thousands of feedback comments from the audience. Watch this space for the further enhancement to the service and special thanks to the Africa Technology Transparency Initiative for their support with this project.

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