Showing posts with label PWMGH. Show all posts
Showing posts with label PWMGH. Show all posts

Tuesday, 24 December 2013

BarCamp Accra 2013 - More Than Awesome #BCAccra

By now I know my readers know what BarCamps in Ghana are like and some of you had the opportunity to attend, if you still don't know, this this will help you out.

Thanks to +Google Maps and my Google Map Maker boss +Felix Nartey no problem locating the venue this time. I found myself at The World Bank (Head Office) as directed. 

Hehe! The World Bank doesn't share money oo! Like someone was thinking. I love the place 99.9 % I will use the 0.01% for Lotto :-D.

The theme was "Exercising Ethics to Engineer Excellence" and the panel discussion for BarCamp was all about how we can deal with corruption in the Ghanaian community. 

As usual there was Speed mentoring session, which is like speed dating but you learnt via +Kuukuwa Manful

During the speed mentoring session, the rest of us in the conference room led by +Mac-Jordan Degadjor witnessed an awesome game known as "Chinese Whispers" you wanna what it is? Next time make it to nearest BarCamp, Ok? But I will tell you. 

Someone whispers something to you and you also whisper to someone till the last person. The last person will let everyone know what was whispered, afterwards the one who commenced will tell us all the right word. It was fun. The word that started was "Photowalk" but +Donald Ward  changed it to ... guess it.. are you correct? #Tonga. lol!  #tonga did not reach the last person. It was fun. :-). The last person's answers were funny. You just can't laugh. The reaction when someone whispers to you..... lol!


Breakout sessions were organised, was in  +Planning Wikimedia Ghana's Content Creation (Wikipedia) session organised by +Enock Seth Nyamador (myself) and +Felix Nartey. You can read about this session soon on PWMGH's blog.
 I also joined the Creative Writing breakout session led by +Kinna Likimani
BarCamp Ghana: Matching Twitter handles to faces via +Delalorm Semabia. So new and old faces met. I met +Doris Anson-Yevu +Felix Nartey +Sena Quashie +Senam Aseye Bridget +Roger Gaisie +Omane Ossei-Poku +oliver akindes  +nathaniel ALPHA +Akua Akyaa Nkrumah  +Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng +Edmund Laryea and etc. Hey! wait +Ela Asare  .. just can't complete.

BarCamp Accra Accra ended with the Ghana National Anthem, Yen Ara Ase se ne, and Arise Ghana Youth. You can read a full recap of Barcamp Accra by +Mighty African here . Hope to see you at next BarCamp.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Sandister Represented Ghana at Wikimania Hong Kong 2013

Have you heard about Ghanaians contributing to Wikimedia Foundation projects such as Wikipedia and others?
If you don't know, is never too late you can also become one "Wikimedian".

From the map above and below you can see Ghana being represented at Wikimania Hong Kong 2013 by 1 person (Sandister Tei).


Sorry if you are not understanding the Wiki Wiki stuffs :-). Visit Planning Wikimedia Ghana's blog for Wikimania Hong Kong 2013 Diaries by Sandister.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Co founder of Planning Wikimedia Ghana on The Be Bold Show

Co founder of Planning Wikimedia Ghana Sandister was on The Be Bold Show to talk about Wikipedia.

Planning Wikimedia Ghana (PWMGH) is the team working towards the establishment of a local Ghanaian Chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation, whose mission is to promote the use, editing and creation of Wikimedia Foundation's free online wiki projects in Ghana.

You can read more about PWMGH and how get involved here.
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Watch Co founder on The Be Bold Show in the video below


Also follow Planning Wikimedia Ghana on the following social networks for any information and upcoming events:


Thanks for watching and reading. View original article on Planning Wikimedia Ghana's blog.