I do blog and tweet using #AfricaGap..  At this time I am adding countries
and their "administrative and territorial entities" in Wikidata. In many a
Wikipedia, they want to have "human settlements" linked to the lowest level
and these to every time a higher level.

What I do is add more and more countries. The information is incomplete. It
takes a lot of people and a lot of time to get this done. To gain
participation, I add Listeria list to a set of Wikipedias. I work on
cleaning up the data but there is much to be done. One of the benefits of
the Listeria lists for me is that I notice any and all activity. After
Wikimania there was a spike, thanks to some bot work.

What I have noticed is that information on Wikipedias did not keep up with
changes that rearanged these "territories". Consequently start and end
dates are missing on many items. For me, the current situation is most
relevant and historic "territories" are not really considered by me.

You find what I am working on here [1]. You will find much of the same data
on several (African language) Wikipedias.


On 26 July 2018 at 12:33, KuboF Hromoslav <kubof.hromos...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Great idea Romaine!
> I am now working on Esperanto Wikivoyage (in Incubator), mostly to make it
> fully working. Now I am finishing Europe and immediately after that I will
> focus on Africa (not only for the Africagap and to help our colleagues but
> also to support tourism and facilitate meetings in Africa).
> See you online!
> KuboF Hromoslav
> po 23. 7. 2018 o 20:25 Romaine Wiki <romaine.w...@gmail.com> napĂ­sal(a):
> > The official part of Wikimania is over, this does not prevent ourselves
> > from celebrating Africa's first Wikimania online, in more particular:
> > writing Wikipedia articles.
> >
> > Africa is under represented in Wikipedia, by writing about it we both
> > celebrate our great conference as well as we work on solving the
> Africagap
> >
> > With some Dutchies we started the idea of having a list of like 10-20
> > articles of subjects from Cape Town and surrounding area. For example:
> >
> >
> > Well-known park in Cape Town:
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Company%27s_Garden
> >
> > The often referred to Dassie:
> > https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q323847
> >
> > Input needed!
> >
> > Romaine
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