From:  Oarabile Mudongo <mudongo.oarabile@gmail.com>
Date:  11 Mar 2015 22:53:03 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: Together

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Is this meeting still on, am failing to connect Vidyo.

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 4:47 PM, Lawrence Kisuuki <
lawrence@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:

> 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 <
>>>>> 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 >>>>>> >:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> > 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
>>>>>>> > _______________________________________________
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>>>>>>> > community-africa@lists.mozilla.org
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>>>>>>> >
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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.
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> 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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