From:  Sofien Chaabouni <chaabouni.sofien@gmail.com>
Date:  27 Feb 2015 04:43:50 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: Together

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Hi all,

Great to see thi discussion and the motivation of all of you :)

3 years ago, we had this discussion and we created for that some
wikipage/etherpad/irc channel and I want to share its so so we will
avoid duplication
:
1- https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mozafrica
2- https://mozafrica.etherpad.mozilla.org/start
3- irc : #mozafrica
4-
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.community.africa/srOG4DrMUCg

2015-02-26 20:19 GMT+01:00 Soki Briggs :

> Hello Everyone,
>
> I must apologize for delayed responce to doodle, blame it on the usual
> procastination.
> I'd like to think many other reps and contributors in the African community
> are interested in this "Monthly" call and are ready to jump in once a
> date/time is set.
>
> The planning pad looks like the writer read my mind but phrased it better
> :p
> The points raised by Lawrence should also be included.
>
>
> - Let's do this!
>
> --
> Soki Briggs
>
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 4:19 PM, Lawrence Kisuuki <
> lawrence@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:
>
> > I agree with San James and Ibrahima.
> >
> > Adding Oarabile (Botswana), Vuyisile (Zimbabwe), Stephen (Cameroon),
> > Eliguard (Tanzania) and Soki (Nigeria) to this thread to get their input
> > and to join in on the African meeting thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> > *Regards,*
> >
> > *Lawrence*
> > *Lead MozFestEA*
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Ibrahima SARR <
> ibrahima.sarr@pulaagu.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >> Yeah San James is right, the doodle has been up for some time now and we
> >> should at least say if we're not available for the proposed days. I also
> >> wanted to point out that many people are not on this list and maybe
> don't
> >> know about it. I would suggest adding anyone that you think is missing
> and
> >> encourage them to join us. I added Camara (reps from Senegal), Niang,
> Fulah
> >> contributor and my unofficial mentee), Sahalou from Mali (Head of (being
> >> created after my events in Bamako) Mozilla Mali). Will add more?
> >> I looked at the pad many times and thought maybe we could think of
> >> "topics/areas" and people would add suggestion under each heading. At
> least
> >> that would make it easier I think. Topics like: community building,
> Mozilla
> >> products, Communication, Webmaker etc...
> >> Thanks all and let's make it happen!
> >> Ibrahima
> >>
> >> 2015-02-26 14:14 GMT+01:00 San Emmanuel James <
> >> sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org>:
> >>
> >>> Hi Guys,
> >>>
> >>> I notice that only 4 of us have responded to the doodle, and the fourth
> >>> person is Brian King, now if we shy away for conversations with
> leadership,
> >>> we can't have a justification for the challenges we face. I want to
> thus,
> >>> encourage us to all respond to the doodle and make this meeting happen.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Also please update the etherpad with what you would like to discuss in
> >>> the meeting so that we have a concrete agenda.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:09 PM, San Emmanuel James <
> >>> sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi All,
> >>>>
> >>>> Brian and William are happy to jump into a call to discuss issues
> >>>> affecting the African communities and see how to help us be more
> productive
> >>>> and effective.
> >>>>
> >>>> I have created this planning pad to come up with a more concrete
> agenda
> >>>> and collect more information that would be pertinent to the call.
> Please
> >>>> add to and update accordingly.
> >>>>
> >>>> https://etherpad.mozilla.org/african-communities
> >>>>
> >>>> Also, please use this doodle to indicate your availability:
> >>>>
> >>>> http://doodle.com/b7fqivuby95hw4ne
> >>>>
> >>>> Suggest a different time if that helps.
> >>>>
> >>>> Looking forward to touch base,
> >>>>
> >>>> Rock!
> >>>> Mozilla Africa
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 6:15 PM, Lawrence Kisuuki <
> >>>> lawrence@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Hey all,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> This is amazing and it is great to know that we all share similar
> >>>>> thoughts and the same passion towards a stronger Mozilla presence in
> >>>>> Africa. Good news is that starting this year, there will be more
> focus on
> >>>>> Africa by Mozilla and key people on these events are Brian King and
> William
> >>>>> Q.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Stephen, awesome work from Kenya on the l10n I look forward to
> testing
> >>>>> a phone in Swahili soon. Thanks for also taking lead on the EA l10n
> sprint.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thank you so much Ibrahima for your insights, they're always wise and
> >>>>> helpful.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Shalk, been a while since the Tech4Africa event in SA. Thanks for
> >>>>> sharing your links, nice content on the site, I could link you to
> some
> >>>>> Mozilla themes and codebases if you're interested.
> >>>>> Ours are:
> >>>>> twitter.com/mozcomug
> >>>>> facebook.com/mozillauganda
> >>>>> Website: mozilla-uganda.org
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I also wish to inform you that we are organising Mozilla Festival
> East
> >>>>> Africa (MEA) again this year, check the site
> >>>>>  and an overview blog here:
> >>>>> http://lawrencekisuuki.wordpress.com/ Feel free to start a thread
> >>>>> here about it to discuss further. We hoped somehow we could have more
> >>>>> participation from Africa this year.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Action points to maybe follow - up on:
> >>>>> 1. Let's set up a monthly call probably starting in March. Any
> >>>>> suggestions on medium like Skype and time/dates?
> >>>>> 2. Could someone lead the first call?
> >>>>> 3. Could we share about our events and blogs more often here?
> >>>>> 4. MozFestEA 2015, any thoughts?
> >>>>> 5. More regional events?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Cheers and look forward to hearing from you. Thanks for the Mozilla
> >>>>> passion!
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> *Regards,*
> >>>>>
> >>>>> *Lawrence*
> >>>>> *Lead MozFestEA*
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 2:55 PM, JONATHAN SIMON <
> >>>>> mubirujonato@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Thanks Ibrahima. I agree and believe as well it will take us a step
> >>>>>> further in generation of ideas.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Regards,
> >>>>>> Jonathan.
> >>>>>>  On 10 Feb 2015 14:31, "Ibrahima SARR" 
> >>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Hi all
> >>>>>>> Yes there isn't a huge traffic on this list but it's probably
> because
> >>>>>>> people discuss when there's something being planned or we're
> sharing
> >>>>>>> about
> >>>>>>> event and stuff. Maybe we should start thinking about what event we
> >>>>>>> should
> >>>>>>> organize at continent level then regional and local. All of that
> >>>>>>> being
> >>>>>>> discussed here on the list.
> >>>>>>> Also I usually forget posting here updates about events in Africa I
> >>>>>>> attended, or blog posts like the last one I posted about the Cape
> >>>>>>> Town
> >>>>>>> event. That kind of thing can also generate some discussion or
> >>>>>>> follow-up!
> >>>>>>> And why not monthly call for instance to recap, plan and discuss
> >>>>>>> activities?That would help us know more about other communities
> >>>>>>> members and
> >>>>>>> activities and share experiences.
> >>>>>>> It's great to hear that there is an East African L10n Sprint coming
> >>>>>>> up but
> >>>>>>> please share about it on this list. And maybe even invite external
> >>>>>>> community members who can contribute.
> >>>>>>> We definitely need some physical presence anywhere an event is
> >>>>>>> taking place
> >>>>>>> so we can strengthen ties and collaboration.
> >>>>>>> Just a few quick ideas I wanted to share with you.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Cheers
> >>>>>>> Ibrahima
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> 2015-02-10 10:52 GMT+01:00 Schalk Neethling <
> sneethling@mozilla.com
> >>>>>>> >:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> > Hey All,
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> > I reckon a start is to share some links of our social networks.
> >>>>>>> Cross
> >>>>>>> > following here will keep everyone in the loop with what is
> >>>>>>> happening in
> >>>>>>> > other communities and perhaps through that, open opportunities
> for
> >>>>>>> > assistance or collaboration so, here goes:
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> > For Mozilla South Africa we have:
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> > https://twitter.com/mozillasa
> >>>>>>> > https://www.facebook.com/mozillasa
> >>>>>>> > https://plus.google.com/u/0/100280543989668231838/posts
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> > And then our evolving website at mozillasa.co.za
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> > On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 8:03 AM, Stephen Wanjau <
> >>>>>>> wanjaustev@gmail.com>
> >>>>>>> > wrote:
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> > > Hi Lawrence,
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > I think communication within African Mozillians is quite
> >>>>>>> something we
> >>>>>>> > need
> >>>>>>> > > to work on. The platforms are there, we just need some
> >>>>>>> streamlining.
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > Otherwise right now L10n Swahili is on a roll. We are now
> >>>>>>> testing FXOS
> >>>>>>> > 2.0
> >>>>>>> > > on the flame device after successfully finishing the strings.
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > PS: The East African L10n Sprint is coming up.
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > Keep in touch,
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > Stephen
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > Stephen Wanjau
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > Tel:+254 722 238 165  | Skype ID: mana.nas | Twitter ID:
> uwanja
> >>>>>>> > >  |
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > *It is within reach. Believe it. *
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 12:55 AM, Lawrence Kisuuki <
> >>>>>>> > > lawrence@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> > > > Dear all,
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > > How is everyone doing?
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > > It has been long since I checked in. Again I feel like we're
> >>>>>>> drifting
> >>>>>>> > > apart
> >>>>>>> > > > yet there's so much we could do together. There are so many
> >>>>>>> countries
> >>>>>>> > > here
> >>>>>>> > > > with incredible experience that could help each other.
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > > Can we share often our events? Talks? New reps and maybe
> >>>>>>> Mozillians?
> >>>>>>> > Can
> >>>>>>> > > we
> >>>>>>> > > > even just have light moments to see how we're all doing?
> We've
> >>>>>>> the
> >>>>>>> > > ability
> >>>>>>> > > > to do a lot, to achieve great things, to help our people get
> >>>>>>> better
> >>>>>>> > > access
> >>>>>>> > > > to the web and technology.
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > > Can we unite and help one another?
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > > *Regards,*
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > > *Lawrence*
> >>>>>>> > > > *Lead MozFestEA*
> >>>>>>> > > > _______________________________________________
> >>>>>>> > > > community-africa mailing list
> >>>>>>> > > > community-africa@lists.mozilla.org
> >>>>>>> > > > https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/community-africa
> >>>>>>> > > >
> >>>>>>> > > _______________________________________________
> >>>>>>> > > community-africa mailing list
> >>>>>>> > > community-africa@lists.mozilla.org
> >>>>>>> > > https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/community-africa
> >>>>>>> > >
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> > --
> >>>>>>> > Kind Regards,
> >>>>>>> > Schalk Neethling
> >>>>>>> > Senior Front-End Engineer
> >>>>>>> > Mozilla
> >>>>>>> > _______________________________________________
> >>>>>>> > community-africa mailing list
> >>>>>>> > community-africa@lists.mozilla.org
> >>>>>>> > https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/community-africa
> >>>>>>> >
> >>>>>>> _______________________________________________
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> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> San Emmanuel James
> >>>> Community Lead, Mozilla Uganda
> >>>> Email: sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org
> >>>> Tel. +256775955559, +256711955559
> >>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>> Innovation, Openness and Opportunity on the open web.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> San Emmanuel James
> >>> Community Lead, Mozilla Uganda
> >>> Email: sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org
> >>> Tel. +256775955559, +256711955559
> >>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>> Innovation, Openness and Opportunity on the open web.
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
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