From:  Vuyisile Ndlovu <terrameijar@gmail.com>
Date:  17 Sep 2012 18:44:39 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: Mozillians in Africa

NNTP-Posting-Host:  63.245.216.66

On 09/17/2012 09:41 AM, Alex Wafula wrote:
> So we currently have Monday and Friday tying. I'll leave this poll up till
> 2 pm UTC tomorrow (18th) then close it.
>
> ps: ReMo will also be reviving it's regional irc meetups soon so we'll see
> how to work with that as well.
>
> cheers,
> Alex
>
> On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Sofien Chaabouni <
> chaabouni.sofien@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi awsome mozillians :)
>>
>> thanks alex :)
>> I don't have any specific date :)
>> just for information we have now our IRC channel ( #mozafrica :) ) so we
>> can do all meeting over there ;)
>>
>> Best,
>> Chaasof
>>
>> 2012/9/16 Alex Wafula 
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Great to see guys are up and running on this.
>>>
>>> So just starting up some traction for discussions on this list. I think
>>> it would be great if we could start off with bi-weekly meetups and share on
>>> stuff we are doing and planning to do and maybe leverage from each other.
>>>
>>> I settled on bi-weekly because it isn't too much or too little though if
>>> you have any other thoughts, do share :)
>>>
>>> Please fill in this Doodle [1] to settle on a day and time for the
>>> meetings. *Ignore the specific dates* as the meetups will be recurring
>>> after every two weeks.
>>>
>>> [1]. http://doodle.com/8azr5w9dhcvmfc6q
>>> cheers,
>>> Alex
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 1:38 PM, Ibraahiima SAAR <
>>> ibrahima.sarr@pulaagu.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thank you all brothers,
>>>> There is a start for everything and I think wa will be doing great
>>>> things for Mozilla and our languages when we set up and plan action
>>>> together.
>>>> I wonder if anyone knows if we're going to have a slot to meet for an
>>>> hour or so, get to know each other and actually get things moving for
>>>> Mozilla Africa.
>>>> I will spare no effort to make this a reality and I am sure you all are
>>>> committed to work for the project. See you in Warsaw (arriving friday early
>>>> afternoon).
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> Ibrahima SARR
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2012/9/4 Schalk Neethling 
>>>>
>>>>> Hey all,
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for getting the ball rolling Alex. I am very happy a proper
>>>>> effort is being made on this front. I joined Mozilla as a full time
>>>>> employee around a year ago and was really shocked and sad when I discovered
>>>>> that there exists no community to speak off in South Africa. I will
>>>>> definitely be joining everyone else to help see this move forward and, I am
>>>>> starting to make the needed preparation to get a Mozilla South Africa
>>>>> community site up and running and getting people over here excited and
>>>>> active in the Mozilla Community.
>>>>>
>>>>> Kind Regards,
>>>>> Schalk Neethling
>>>>> Front-End Engineer @ Mozilla
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Mouhamadou M. CAMARA" 
>>>>> To: "Alex Wafula" 
>>>>> Cc: "ibrahima sarr" , "Mouhammadou
>>>>> Moustapha NIANG" , "Sandraghassen Subbaraya
>>>>> Pillai" , "Kwamena Appiah-Kubi" <
>>>>> atokubi@gmail.com>, "james olweny" ,
>>>>> community-africa@lists.mozilla.org, "S Briggs" ,
>>>>> "Vuyisile Ndlovu" , "Lordson Okpetu" <
>>>>> mails4lordson@yahoo.com>, "Mouhamadou Moustapha Camara" <
>>>>> mmkmou@mmkmou.net>
>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 1:18:46 AM
>>>>> Subject: Re: Mozillians in Africa
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>> Thank alex for the mail, however I'm so glad for all effort doing by
>>>>> anyone for free software in Africa
>>>>> reminder we have this wiki page https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mozafrica for
>>>>> African community.
>>>>> Hope to meet you all soon
>>>>>
>>>>> Great
>>>>>
>>>>> On 03/09/2012 22:50, Alex Wafula wrote:
>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So as promised, I'm doing this email to sort of start consolidating
>>>>> our
>>>>>> efforts in growing the Mozilla community in Africa maybe starting
>>>>>> discussions on the various activities we are involved with on our
>>>>> maling
>>>>>> list, bi-weekly irc meetups and eventually meet in person :)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So if you haven't already, I'd once again urge you to subscribe to
>>>>> this
>>>>>> mailing list: https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/community-africaand share
>>>>>> it with your communities. I'm also sure I've left a couple of other
>>>>>> Mozillians on this list so do forward the email to them.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> cheers,
>>>>>> Alex
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 8:51 AM, james olweny >>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi Alex,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Have you thought of a meeting for reps and community leads within the
>>>>>>> region?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Just to sit and plan for the continent as a whole, and dream
>>>>> together?
>>>>>>> share strategies? and get to know each other personally and see how
>>>>> to
>>>>>>> support each other?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I think this would help get reps more involved with each other in
>>>>>>> supporting Mozilla in the region.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Let me know what you think,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Cheers!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Kind  regards,
>>>>>>> San Emmanuel James,
>>>>>>> Email: sjolweny85@yahoo.co.uk,
>>>>>>> Mob: +256775955559, +256751938608
>>>>>>> "HAB 3:17 - 19 though the fig tree shant blossom, neither shall
>>>>> fruit be
>>>>>>> in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields
>>>>> shall
>>>>>>> yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there
>>>>> shall be
>>>>>>> no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in
>>>>> the
>>>>>>> God of my salvation. The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my
>>>>>>> feet like hinds' feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high
>>>>> places."
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Mouhamadou Moustapha CAMARA aka mmkmou
>>>>> Mozilla Senegal Community Lead / Mozilla Reps
>>>>> http://mmkmou.net / http://mozilla-senegal.org
>>>>> mmkmou@mmkmou.net / mmkmou@mozilla-senegal.org
>>>>> ________________________________________________
>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>
>>
>> --
>> *Chaabouni Sofien **
>> *
>>
>>
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Hi, this is great news.... I might not be able to attend most of the 
meetings for the next couple of months......am moving for some time to a 
remote location...but i'll be pitching in when i can