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2016 Annual General Meeting

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Wikimedia South Africa's Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday the 12th November 2016. Anyone who contributes to a Wikimedia project (Wikipedia, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons, WikiNews, Wikiversity, etc.) or WikiHow or Open Street Map in South Africa is eligible to join the Wikimedia ZA chapter and is invited to participate in this Annual General Meeting.

If you are unable to attend the event in person in Cape Town then please let us know at douglas.scott{at}wikimedia.org.za so we can invite you to join us on Google Hangout to participate electronically.


Date: Saturday, 12th November 2016
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: TwentyFifty, 2nd Floor, 8 Spin Street, Cape Town. (just above the "Bread, Milk, and Honey" cafe')

This event will coincide with Afrikaans Wikipedia's 15th birthday on the 15th November. We plan to host a celebratory event on the 12th or 13th November for Afrikaans Wikipedia's birthday.


  • Administration issues
  • Banking: setting up a second account for fund from sources other than the Wikimedia Foundation and change current account setup
  • Elect new board: VERY IMPORTANT that all board members, past and newly elected, have with them a certified copy of their ID and proof of address both which are less than 2 months old.
  • Summary of 2016: a year of edit-a-thons
  • Wikimania 2018: should we do it?
  • Simple Annual Grant
  • Future activities?
  • Sign the minutes (very important)

Minutes of the meeting can be found here.

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