Wikimedia South Africa/Operational Meeting 13 June 2023

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WMZA Operational Meeting 13 June 2023 Previous Minutes:


Douglas Coenraad Ingrid Khethiwe Michael Pfano Zenande


  • New interns
  • Website
  • Wikimania Scholarships & WikiIndaba Scholarships


Coenraad: gives update on the design competition, first tranche of submissions have come through and were reviewed during the meeting. Fully amount (R2000) budgeted for this design competition has already been spent for it. Douglas: gave an update on the current status of the new website and its design.


  • Douglas: gives an update on the intern candiate for Afrikaans Wikipedia that Deon has identified.

Michael suggests that Deon be given the go ahead for the Afrikaans intern in this case. Khethiwe suggests that we make a provision that WMZA will always allocate the interns in accordance to the need and workload aviable for interns of language Wikipedias as they come up. Alternative wording: "Any South African Language Wikipedia will get allocated an intern when the workload demands it. "

  • CV of intern candidate shared by Douglas


University training sessions


WikiIndaba & Wikimania

  • Waiting on List of SA applicant to Wikimania from Wikimania team
  • End of June/July deadline
  • NB: Form a committee to judge winning applicants
  • Michael volunteers to join the scholarship committee.

WMZA Pamphlet Presentation: Mock-up[edit]

  • No updates on the pamphlet yet, it is not ready to be presented. Will do so at the next ops meeting.

General Updates[edit]

  • Invoiced: Financial meeting

( Douglas to the board: please

Social Media Training Johannesburg[edit]

  • to be discussed at next ops meeting.

Invitation to WikiAfrica Education workshop at Constitution Hill[edit]

  • 24-26 July
  • to be discussed at next ops meeting.