WikiIndaba conference 2019

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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, while the latest edition was held in Tunis, Tunisia in 2018 by Wikimedia TN Usergroup. The 2019 edition of the conference was hosted in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria by the Wikimedia UG Nigeria.


  • 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



  • Late August 2018: Conference Grants Submission. Done
  • 3rd September 2018: Call for participation on scholarship committee. Done
  • 5th September 2018: Call for participation on Programmes committee. Done
  • 12th September 2018: Opening of the scholarship application. Done
  • 15th September 2018: Call for Submissions. Done
  • 2nd October 2018: Closure of the scholarship application. Done
  • 14th October 2018: Closure of submissions' application. Done
  • 15th September 2019: Finalization and notification of scholarship recipients. Done
  • 15th September 2019: Commencement of travel arrangements for confirmed participants. Done
  • 8th October 2019: Notification of submissions' decisions. Done
  • 21st October 2019: Publication of Final Conference Programme. Done
  • 8 - 10 November 2019: Wiki Indaba 2019 Conference. Done


Supported by

African Wikimedia Meetings