[Community-Discuss] Target large communities (was: Community-Discuss Digest, Vol 252, Issue 1)

sm+afrinic at elandsys.com sm+afrinic at elandsys.com
Tue Jan 16 15:58:59 UTC 2018

Hi Mohammed,
At 06:24 AM 16-01-2018, mohammed at ntc.gov.sd wrote:
>I believe If we want to rebalance the language gap we have to target 
>large communities and reach the largest segment of them. 
>Arabic-speaking African countries are more than ten countries. So, 
>it's of high importance that the site should be translated into 
>Arabic to ensure greater access to the community. It's worth 
>mentioning that the main reason why Arab don't participate in 
>AfriNIC or any other ICT-related event is the language.
>As to who is going to do the translation, we can ask help from Arab 
>volunteers. I, myself, would be very happy to participate in the 
>translation process.

Thank you for providing the above input.  I wondered why the 
participation from Arabic-speaking African countries was relatively low.

S. Moonesamy 

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