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On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 4:17 AM, Kelsey Wiens <kelseywiens(a)gmail.com> wrote:
This is a fantastic idea. Especially after Raphael and
successful Kumusha Bus in Ghana this past weekend. I'm told there is a
thriving open community in Ghana that's looking for more opportunities to
connect and grow!
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> Subject: Re: [African Wikimedians] Wikimedia gathering in Ghana in
> 2017 together with the meeting ACASA Art Council of the African
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> Hi Kasper
> In June, Wikimedia ZA held Wiki Indaba. It was for wikipedians from
> Africa and wikipedians working on Africa from outside, as well as those
> from the aligned movement across Africa. We had delegates from all over
> Africa, including Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire and Tunisia, and France.
> Afripedia was invited, I know, because I made a special effort to make sure
> they knew about it. I believe Florence also mentioned it to them. But there
> was some change happening at Afripedia too.
> I think another Wiki Indaba will definitely happen, but for when and
> where you will have to check with Douglas at Wikimedia ZA the original
> organizers (and aiming for Ghana for 2017 is a great idea, hopefully having
> had others in 2015-6).
> I really don't see any point in spitting the conference and having a
> francophone one separate from the rest. It means we are going backwards,
> but with Afripedia on board, perhaps the weighting of the conference can
> become more balanced. You can find out more about the conference at
... And on meta:
> Most of the people on this list were at the last one.
> Isla on the move. Excuse the brevity.
> > On 4 Dec 2014, at 00:38, Kasper Souren <kasper.souren(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, Iolanda Pensa <iolanda(a)pensa.it>
> >> In 2017 (August 9-13), the ACASA Art Council of the African Studies
> Association is having its triennial meeting in Ghana. it is the first time
> in Africa. http://www.acasaonline.org
> > Great!
> >> I wanted to launch the idea for an African gathering in another
> country (as suggested by Wikimedia ZA) but with a light management work.
> >> what do you think?
> > During the Afripedia session this week the idea came up to organize
> something like a "Francophone Wikimania" somewhere in Africa at some point
> in the future.
> > Kasper
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