WikiIndaba conference 2021

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WIKI INDABA
2021
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WikiIndaba Conference is the regional conference for Africans both within and in the diaspora. The first edition was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2014 by Wikimedia ZA, the 2017 edition was held in Accra, Ghana by Open Foundation West Africa, the 2018 edition was held in Tunis, Tunisia by Wikimedia TN Usergroup, the 2019 edition was held in Abuja, Nigeria by in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria by the Wikimedia UG Nigeria. The 2020 edition of the conference was supposed to be held in Kampala, Uganda but was postponed and will instead be held as a virtual event hosted by the Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda

Aims

  • Building capacity for African Wikimedians
  • Fostering growth of the coverage and involvement of Africa in Wikimedia projects
  • Connecting African Wikimedians both within the continent and in the diaspora

Information

  • Date: 5th to 7th November 2021
  • Venue: Online

Schedule

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  • Finalization and notification of scholarship recipients.
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  • Publication of Final Conference Programme.
  • Wiki Indaba 2021 Conference.

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