Setswana Wikipedia Challenge 2011

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The Setswana Wikipedia Challenge 2011 is an effort to boost content creation in the seTswana language using a prize-bearing writing (and translation) competition. The challenge takes place in Botswana. It is supported by the Wikimedia Foundation and Google Inc.

A detailed timeline, contest rules, etc., are available in the Challenge's home page, by Google.

Scope[edit]

This Challenge solicits original or translated Wikipedia articles in Setswana. The list of articles to be written or translated was provided and approved by the organizers and judges.

Wikimedia's Involvement[edit]

Training[edit]

Mr. Oscar Limoke, a volunteer Wikimedian from Kenya and a veteran of the Kiswahili Wikipedia Challenge of 2009, has traveled to Gaborone to deliver two one-day training sessions, one for the judges who will be evaluating submissions and selecting the winners, and one for the participants.

Trademark permission[edit]

The Wikimedia Foundation has granted Google permission to brand the competition with Wikimedia's trademarks.

Prizes[edit]

Contact[edit]

  • For general inquiries about this program, please write to Asaf Bartov at asaf@wikimedia.org.

External Resources[edit]