I have added Carl to this mailing list.
If you wish to get in touch with him directly, you may do so. Carl's email
is in the cc of this email.
I'm glad many have showed interest. Lets keep it going then!
On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Nkansah Rexford <nkansahrexford(a)gmail.com>
> Okay, I've added you.
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:53 AM, Carl Fredrik Sjöland <
> cfsjoland(a)icloud.com> wrote:
>> Hi Rexford,
>> I would be delighted to join. I may have difficulty sorting through the
>> information, seeing as I receive many mails, but at the very least I can
>> join the mailing group - thank you.
>> Carl Fredrik
>> 22 aug 2014 kl. 20:01 skrev Nkansah Rexford <nkansahrexford(a)gmail.com>:
>> Hi Carl, I put you call through our Ghanaian mailing list and have
>> received some guys who are interested to do the translations to three or
>> four Ghanaian languages.
>> I have recommended they get in touch with you directly, however I'm
>> thinking of adding you to our mailing list so you can also bring to table
>> suggestions etc.
>> Lemme know if that's cool with you. We can take you off anytime later.
>> On Aug 22, 2014 11:13 AM, "Carl Fredrik Sjöland" <cfsjoland(a)icloud.com>
>>> Hi Rexford,
>>> I'm sorry for the late reply, I've been away and for some reason this
>>> mail didn't go out from my usual account.
>>> I'd be very grateful for any contacts interested in working on the
>>> project, and we are also looking for community organizers for specific
>>> languages. Also, we are looking into various Ghanan languages, if you know
>>> of anyone who may be willing to translate the Ebola article for example. As
>>> for regional banner, do you mean on specific Wikipedias? And who do I in
>>> this case turn to?
>>> Carl Fredrik Sjöland
>>> On Aug 13, 2014, at 08:03 PM, Nkansah Rexford <nkansahrexford(a)gmail.com>
>>> Hi Carl,
>>> Thanks for getting in touch and I'm glad the medical translation is in
>>> The need to get those medical articles into Afrikaans and Xhosa is very
>>> I can help in trying to reach out to as many persons as possible who
>>> speak these languages.
>>> I, for myself, I am a Ghanaian by birth and can't speak nor understand
>>> nor write any of the South African languages except for English.
>>> However, I think I can be of assistance by putting up a call for persons
>>> to who can speak that language to help in the translation.
>>> One area I would suggest you exhaust is also putting a regional banner
>>> on Wikipedia inviting persons who speak that language to volunteer.
>>> I'll start right away in trying to reach out to many people as possible,
>>> and I hope I get persons who will be interested and be of assistance.
>>> rexford | google.com/+Nkansahrexford | sent from smartphone
>>> On Aug 12, 2014 11:51 AM, "Carl Fredrik Sjöland" <cfsjoland(a)icloud.com>
>>>> We spoke briefly at Wikimania, and I was delighted to hear that you may
>>>> be able to put us in touch with Xhosa and Lhasa speaking people. We spoke
>>>> about possibly reaching out to a number of medical students, and Victor was
>>>> even able to tell me that one of the girls who participated in the video
>>>> was studying medicine now.
>>>> If we could work on spreading the translations of Ebola as fast as
>>>> possible it could bring about an increase in the awareness of the project.
>>>> Currently we are translating into a large number of languages, but have
>>>> found no translators from any South African language.
>>>> To see the full extent of our current translation work on Ebola please
>>>> go to:
>>>> and look for group 7 or 8, where most of the African languages we are
>>>> working on are grouped. If you are able to put us in contact with anyone
>>>> willing to help in a language not on this list currently, we are very open
>>>> to expanding it - even if this Wikipedia doesn't exist yet, we also have
>>>> content on the incubator.
>>>> Carl Fredrik Sjöland
>>>> Wikiproject Medicine
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Are you guys thinking what I'm thinking?
One of wgug most wanted ladies will be at this Saturday's edit Ghana
training session at the aiti Centre in Accra.
How about we all do a quick meeting when we're there, both executives
meeting, and members?
Sandister, I'm looking at you.
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