WikiIndaba conference 2023

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Days, before the start



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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, the 2017 edition was held in Accra, Ghana by Open Foundation West Africa, the 2018 edition was held in Tunis, Tunisia by Wikimedia TN Usergroup, the 2019 edition was held in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria by the Wikimedia UG Nigeria. The 2020 edition of the conference was supposed to be held in Kampala, Uganda but was postponed and was instead be held in 2021 as a virtual event hosted by the Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda. The last edition, in 2022, was held in Kigali, Rwanda, and was hosted by The Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda.

In 2023, Wikimedia Morocco User Group is organizing the 8th edition of WikiIndaba from the 3rd to 5th November 2023 in the city of Agadir, Morocco.


  • 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
  • Turn ideas into action


  • Location: Agadir, Morocco
  • Date: 3rd to 5th November 2023
  • Venue: Hybrid (to be confirmed)


  • 27 February: Conference Grants Submission - Done
  • 31 May – 9 June: Creation of the different organization committees - Done
  • 1 – 30 June: Applying for the Scholarship Application - Done
  • 1 – 30 June: Call for Submissions - Done
  • 1 September: Finalization and notification of scholarship recipients - Done
  • 12 September: Notification of submissions' decisions - Done
  • Start of October: Publication of Final Conference Programme - In progress…
  • 3 – 5 November: Wiki Indaba 2023 Conference.


African Wikimedia Meetings