RLabs Crew Member: Monique Ross

Monique first started as a volunteer and permanently joined the Organisation in August 2010, her key responsibilities are PR and communications Marketing creating an online presence and media exposure. She work as part of the team to educate and empower women through the use of various computer, mobile and social technologies through facilitating training in [...]

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Training At Silulo

The training started Monday morning at Silulo and we met so many interesting people from the community of  Khayelitsha, all exciting to learn about Social Media tools. We arrived at the training venue really nervous and did not know what to expect and soon we had the first of our community people walking through the doors and [...]

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Social Media training in the location

This week the Social Media Factory under the banner of RLabs are doing social media training with Silulo Ulutho Technologies in 4 locations in Khayelitsha and Phillipi. Today is Day 4 of the training and the participants are doing Blogging. They are all excited to have their own blogs and their own little space on [...]

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JamiiX, FTW (For The Win)

JamiiX, the brainchild of Marlon Parker walked away with the Best Commercialized Innovation at the SAFIPA Conference. I am so proud to be associated to this start up initiative that is now so ever growing. The award has found its home at RLabs Business Innovation Incubator ,the birthplace of JamiiX. We have put this award amongst our other awards (3 SA Blog [...]

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Legacy Legends visit Khoisan Chemicals

  Khoisan Chemicals is a family run business with its office in Viking Park, Epping Industria. The Legacy Legends had the awesome opportunity to visit a pure family run business. There is a saying that goes around and says: don’t do business with family. Today that statement was proven to be untrue. Today the Legends [...]

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New champions taking the lead

Every Tuesday evening the Social and New Media class happens at RLabs from 7pm till 08:30pm. There are about 5 weeks left of this years RLabs Academy and it is encouraging to see that the new breed of champions are already taking the Social Revolution to the next dimension. Kudos to the new RLabs Champions [...]

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On a quest to getsmarter

I am now into week 5 of my Internet Marketing course through getsmarter. Getsmarter is a high-touch online education company that works together with top universities and industry experts. I have to say that this is my first attempt at studying anything online. The entire course is being offered online through the getsmarter website. Getsmarter [...]

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World’s Largest Co-Creation Event

Today The 1% Club are hosting the worlds largest co-creation event ever. 8 Cities across the globe come together and work on each others cases to come up with fresh innovative ways to overcome challenges. Rlabs are joining the event via livestream from their offices in Cape Town. The team are excited to be part [...]

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Reaching Into The Deep

It’s alarming to see how the young people walk the streets on the Cape Flats looking for a way to make a buck or two. Yes it has come down to this, were muggings, robbery and prostitution seems be to the only option, just to feed the drug habit.The sad part is that society has [...]

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Events Management

I’m so excited about my new adventure here at  RLabs. I was given the opportunity to GetSmarter  by doing an online Events  Management Course. My 1st Module “Introduction to events” increased my hunger to want to know more about the industry. “Events have been part of the human daily life for centuries” as per GetSmater. [...]

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