NB: Due to the uncertainties presented by the Nigerian general election which would happen in February 2019, WikiIndaba 2019 has been shifted from January till June/July 2019...
WikiIndaba Conference is the regional conference for Africans both within and in the diaspora. The first edition was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2014 by Wikimedia ZA, while the latest edition was held in Tunis, Tunisia in 2018 by Wikimedia TN Usergroup. The 2019 edition of the conference will be hosted in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria by the Wikimedia UG Nigeria.
- Building capacity for African Wikimedians
- Fostering growth of the coverage and involvement of Africa in Wikimedia projects
- Connecting African Wikimedians both within the continent and in the diaspora
- Late August 2018: Conference Grants Submission. Done
- 3rd September 2018: Call for participation on scholarship committee. Done
- 5th September 2018: Call for participation on Programmes committee. Done
- 12th September 2018: Opening of the scholarship application Done.
- 15th September 2018: Call for Submissions. Done.
- 2nd October 2018: Closure of the scholarship application. Done.
- 14th October 2018: Closure of submissions' application. Done
- 23rd October 2018: Finalization and notification of scholarship recipients.
- 25th October 2018: Commencement of travel arrangements for confirmed participants.
- 21st November 2018: Notification of submissions' decisions.
- 7th January 2019: Publication of Final Conference Programme.
- 18 - 20 January 2019: Wiki Indaba 2019 Conference.