From:  Lawrence Kisuuki <lawrence@mozilla-uganda.org>
Date:  11 Mar 2015 22:47:42 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: Together

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Hey,

Vuyisile, Jona and I were there but you guys dropped off. We waited for a
while but nothing.

Anyway I'm off, we'll catch up on the minutes I guess.



*Regards,*

*Lawrence*
*Lead MozFestEA*

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 5:15 PM, San Emmanuel James <
sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:

> All,
>
> Call here:
> https://v.mozilla.com/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=UfMudBNVArF4FWRXzWjaKoiSOXc
>
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 2:36 PM, San Emmanuel James <
> sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi Alex,
>>
>> The agenda is on this pad as per the email below,
>>
>> Feel free to add any additional items:
>> https://etherpad.mozilla.org/african-communities
>>
>> Thanks,
>> San James
>>
>> 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 >>> > 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 :
>>>>>>
>>>>>> > 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*
>>>>>> > > > _______________________________________________
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>>>>>> > > > community-africa@lists.mozilla.org
>>>>>> > > > https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/community-africa
>>>>>> > > >
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>>>>>> > >
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > --
>>>>>> > Kind Regards,
>>>>>> > Schalk Neethling
>>>>>> > Senior Front-End Engineer
>>>>>> > Mozilla
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>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> San Emmanuel James
>>> Community Lead, Mozilla Uganda
>>> Email: sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org
>>> Tel. +256775955559, +256711955559
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> San Emmanuel James
>> Community Lead, Mozilla Uganda
>> Email: sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org
>> Tel. +256775955559, +256711955559
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>> Innovation, Openness and Opportunity on the open web.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> San Emmanuel James
> Community Lead, Mozilla Uganda
> Email: sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org
> Tel. +256775955559, +256711955559
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> Innovation, Openness and Opportunity on the open web.
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