Wikipedia never ceases to amaze me. I remember meeting a teenage Alaskan editing on the Malagasy Wikipedia…
South African banking is dominated by the big four, Absa, First National Bank, Nedbank and Standard Bank, with little Capitec trailing in very distant fifth place…
Last weekend I was lucky enough to be invited to Bearing Soul, billed as “An enviro-mental Exploration through Song, Music, Story and Heart”. This wasn’t the usual entertainment, a show at a theatre, a film. It was a friend, Dan Tree, doing just what he claimed…
There’s been some momentum recently in the local Wikimedia world.
The process for forming a local chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation was jumpstarted at a workshop at Wits University in August last year, and is now nearing the final stages…
This week I attended a 2-day workshop on Food Security at UCT’s Graduate School of Business, convened by Milla McLachlan and Ralph Hamman of the Food Security Change Lab, and facilitated by Reos.
This was a continuation of a process, which included a number of workshops and Learning Journeys around Cape Town, Johannesburg and Limpopo, all aimed at answering the question What will it take to ensure sustainable food security in South(ern) Africa?.
They have consciously brought together different voices, including government, NGO’s, large corporates and small social businesses such as ourselves.
Early on the first day Adam Kahane spoke…
Northern Sotho is the only official South African language without an active Wikipedia…
A sixth African-language Wikipedia has reached the 1000 article milestone, with Wolof now sitting at 1068 articles.
African Language Wikipedias
Swahili remains the largest African-language Wikipedia, and is moving rapidly ahead…