WHO WE ARE

About Us



Mobile Applications Laboratory NPC (mLab) is a tech-centred business that prepares innovators and entrepreneurs to maximise opportunities in the digital economy. mLab works alongside various partners to build a vibrant, robust innovation ecosystem. We have a strong focus on empowering youth, women and previously disadvantaged communities through digital skills training, enterprise support and technology development services.

mLab was established in 2011 by a consortium of organisations that include the World Bank (InfoDev), Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa (CSIR) and The Innovation Hub (TIH) amongst other stakeholders to help open and expand the mobile applications economy in South Africa. 

mLab is registered as a Not-for-Profit Company (NPC) with public benefit organisation (PBO) status and is a Level 1 B-BBEE service provider. 

mLab has offices in Limpopo, Gauteng, and Northern Cape, and in Gauteng, it offers its CodeTribe Academy training in Soweto, Tembisa and Tshwane.

mlab team

When our youth are empowered, they create innovative solutions that drive our society.

OUR TEAM

mLab has a staff complement of passionate and dynamic young individuals who are determined to drive and transform South Africa’s ICT sector.

Antoinette Crafford

Antoinette Crafford

HR Consultant

Henleo Louw

Henleo Louw

Provincial Coordinator

Ivan Johnson

Ivan Johnson

JUNIOR COORDINATOR

Kabelo Gaotlhaelwe

Kabelo Gaotlhaelwe

Skills Facilitator

Keketso Matsuma

Keketso Matsuma

UIUX Designer

Melvin Musehani

Melvin Musehani

Innovation Lab Technical Lead

Nicki Koorbanally

Nicki Koorbanally

CEO

Nokwanda Maranjane

Nokwanda Maranjane

Skills Facilitator

Palesa Antony

Palesa Antony

Provincial Coordinator

Sina Legong

Sina Legong

Partner Programme Lead

Sizwe Masemola

Sizwe Masemola

Full Stack Developer

Tendai Mazhude

Tendai Mazhude

COO

Veronica Mahlangu

Veronica Mahlangu

Skills Accelerator Coordinator

Zack Tinga

Zack Tinga

Skills Facilitator / Quality Assurance