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A group photograph of Cape Town 16 meetup at Truth Coffee HQ on the day.

Date:

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Location:

Truth Coffee, 36 Buitenkant St, Cape Town 8000, South Africa
Map location here.

Time:

10:00 - 14:00

Discussions[edit]

Actual discussions[edit]

At the event we discussed:

  • Offline Wikipedia
  • 1Lib1Ref at the University of Cape Town and University of the Western Cape
  • Biography articles and notability
  • WikiData
  • The Wikimania 2019 scholarship that WMZA will be giving out
  • Climate change editathon
  • Afrikaans Wikipedia notability committee
  • Political party articles
  • Sport articles
  • Increasing non-NPOV article vandalism in South Africa to insert POV content.
  • Need for greater diversity in the South African editing community and how to achieve that.
  • Copyright Amendment Bill
  • Next meetup set for Sunday 7 July at the same time and place.

Attended[edit]

A total of 10 people joined us for the meetup.

Apologies[edit]

Coffee[edit]

18 cups of coffee/tea were consumed at the meetup