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Ramon Thomas

Born in South Africa
Joined Wikipedia in 2006
Favorite article is Credo Mutwa.

Ramon Thomas first used Wikipedia while doing surfing the Internet out of boredom.

As a very curious person by nature, it seems Wikipedia was always extremely addictive like discovering a maze that links back to itself in new and interesting ways. But in this maze, you can make new doors and close the windows as you choose.

“In 2006 I met fellow African bloggers from Global Voices at Highway Africa, the annual conference hosted by Rhodes University. “They showed me the value of editing Wikipedia.”

Ramon was born and raised in Uitenhage near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. He speaks Afrikaans, English, and—thanks to two and a half years’ studying in China—Chinese China.