Board Meeting 23 March 2021

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Wikimedia ZA boad meeting 23 March 2021



  1. Digital Humanities Association of South Africa (DHASA)
  2. Namibia Copyright update
  3. 2021 grant application
  4. Wikimedia ZA banner ad
  5. Volunteer update
  6. Admin onboarding update


  • Douglas Scott
  • Deon Steyn
  • Bobby Shabangu
  • Wynand
  • Ingrid
  • Nobantu
  • Rossouw
  • Michael Graaf
  • Menno
  • Shupai


Meeting moves from Google to Jitsi due to technical issues.

DHCSA intorduction

Bobby gives a brief intoduction to DHCSA and why and how we can work together. DHCSA has strong skills and abilities in language support. We might be able to work together to support African lanaguage Wikipedias.

Menno suggests we start with a tutorial on how to edit Wikipedia with their members at DHCSA and SADLR. Everyone is interested in getting their members to start contributing to local languages. DHCSA would love to see a collaboration with WMZA on language support.

Douglas supports this intative and volunteers to help run training for new editors. Bobby also volunteers to help train. Training will likely be done at a libraries conference (Digital Humanities Conference [])..

Deon leaves meeting early

Namibia copyright

Namibia is currently looking at updating its copyright laws. WMZA is working with the Namibia community (Rossouw) to hel

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