From:  Lawrence Kisuuki <lawrence@mozilla-uganda.org>
Date:  27 Feb 2015 08:20:32 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: Together

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Thanks Soki!

Sofien, thank you for sharing these resources. Never even knew about the
wiki, we need to update and add other new country communities I guess, I
hope this can be added to the meeting as well.

I liked the customized etherpad, it looks cool.

Regards,

Lawrence
Lead MozFestEA

Sent from mobile. Watching every step so I don't trip, please forgive any
typos.
On Feb 26, 2015 11:43 PM, "Sofien Chaabouni" 
wrote:

> 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
>> >>>>>>> >
>> >>>>>>> _______________________________________________
>> >>>>>>> community-africa mailing list
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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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>
>
>
> --
> *Chaabouni Sofien *
>