OSM Africa

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OSM Africa is a network of local OpenStreetMap communities from all over Africa with an intention of joining hands to share resources and collaborate to grow and produce a complete and well detailed map of Africa on OpenStreetMap in order to advance the quality, completeness and sustainability of geospatial data in Africa. Join us as we map out Africa!. Meet other mappers using the mailing list , Slack team or OSM Africa Facebook Group or Follow on Twitter @osmafrica

Local OSM groups

Please update this list with your local group's information. If you know a group to be defunct, feel free to remove it from this list or, better still, revive it!

Groups with links in bold have OpenStreetMap as their primary focus, others have some OSM component.

WikiProject Local OSM Groups Contacts
WikiProject Nigeria
WikiProject Ethiopia
WikiProject Egypt
WikiProject Congo-Kinshasa OSM RDC, @osm-cd
WikiProject South Africa
WikiProject Tanzania Ramani Huria, @ramanihuria
WikiProject Kenya
WikiProject Sudan
WikiProject Algeria
WikiProject Uganda Map Uganda, @mapuganda User:Kateregga1
WikiProject Morocco
WikiProject Mozambique
WikiProject Ghana OpenStreetmap Ghana, @OSMGhana User:Enock4seth
WikiProject Angola
WikiProject Ivory Coast
WikiProject Madagascar
WikiProject Cameroon
WikiProject Niger OSM Niger, @osmniger User:Soltha
WikiProject Burkina Faso
WikiProject Mali
WikiProject Malawi
WikiProject Zambia OSM Zambia, @osmzambia
WikiProject Somalia
WikiProject Senegal
WikiProject Chad
WikiProject Zimbabwe
WikiProject South Sudan
WikiProject Rwanda OSM Rwanda
WikiProject Tunisia
WikiProject Guinea
WikiProject Benin
WikiProject Burundi
WikiProject Togo
WikiProject Eritrea
WikiProject Sierra Leone
WikiProject Libya
WikiProject Congo-Brazzaville
WikiProject Central African Republic
WikiProject Liberia
WikiProject Mauritania
WikiProject Namibia
WikiProject Botswana
WikiProject Gambia
Wikiproject Equatorial Guinea
WikiProject Lesotho
WikiProject Gabon
WikiProject Guinea-Bissau
WikiProject Mauritius
WikiProject Swaziland
WikiProject Djibouti
La Réunion
WikiProject Comoros
WikiProject Cape Verde
WikiProject Western Sahara
WikiProject Mayotte
WikiProject São Tomé and Príncipe
WikiProject Seychelles
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Working Groups

State of the Map Africa WG

This group is responsible for coordinating and organizing the State of the Map Africa conference.

Name OSM Username Country
Ly Racky racky Côte d'Ivoire
Geoffrey Kateregga Kateregga1 Uganda
Adingra Yao Guy Pacome GUY PACOME Côte d'Ivoire
Christian Shadrack christian shadrack DRC
Claire Halleux clairedelune DRC
Kapay Yongololo yongololo DRC
Johanes Petro Machela johanespeter9 Tanzania
Samaila ALIO ilasolthah Niger
Moustapha Moutari moustaphamoutari Niger
Mamane Moussa Malik Mamane Moussa Niger
Bassirou Inou Koulou bassirouik Niger
Willy Franck SOB sobzeros Cameroun
Nathalie SIDIBE Nathalie SIDIBE Mali
Victor N.Sunday vicksun Nigeria
Dennis Irorere Smart D Nigeria
Namitala Gertrude TrudyHope Zambia
Tommy G D Charles Charles Sierra Leone

Activation WG

This group is responsible for coordinating activation following the HOT activation protocol in case of a disaster in any country in Africa. Members of this group will take the online HOT Activation course to become HOT Activators.

Name OSM Username Country
Ly Racky racky Côte d'Ivoire
Geoffrey Kateregga Kateregga1 Uganda
Samaila ALIO ilasolthah Niger
Moustapha Moutari moustaphamoutari Niger
Mamane Moussa Malik Mamane Moussa Niger
Victor N.Sunday vicksun Nigeria
ATANGANA Jacques Landry Atangana Jacques Landry Cameroun
Victor N.Sunday vicksun Nigeria
Namitala Gertrude TrudyHope Zambia
Tommy G D Charles Charles Sierra Leone

Communications and Technical WG

This group is responsible with technical activities of the network and communications between the network and other partners. Communication tasks include managing social media, blog posts, and newsletter coordination of the networks. Technical tasks working on the website, applications and all the technologies that can be used by the network.

Name OSM Username Country
Christian Shadrack christian shadrack DRC
Kapay Yongololo yongololo DRC
Moustapha Moutari moustaphamoutari Niger
Mamane Moussa Malik Mamane Moussa Niger
Yusuf Suleiman usefulness Nigeria
Bernard Hakizimana Bha Rwanda
Namitala Gertrude TrudyHope Zambia
Tommy G D Charles Charles Sierra Leone

Local Chapters WG

This group is responsible with assisting new local chapters, recruiting local chapter organizations to become involved with OSM Africa, and assisting existing local chapters. Assistance to local chapters may include proposal writing, project implementation, fundraising, and supervision. Also helping local OSM Chapters become official OSMF Local Chapters.

Name OSM Username Country
Okoma Anebo Philippe Anebo Philippe Côte d'Ivoire
Adingra Yao Guy Pacome GUY PACOME Côte d'Ivoire
Christian Shadrack christian shadrack DRC
Claire Halleux clairedelune DRC
Johanes Petro Machela johanespeter9 Tanzania
Samaila ALIO ilasolthah Niger
Moustapha Moutari moustaphamoutari Niger
Mamane Moussa Malik Mamane Moussa Niger
Victor N.Sunday vicksun Nigeria
Maloum Mamadou maloummamadou Niger
ATANGANA Jacques Landry Atangana Jacques Landry Cameroun
Willy Franck SOB sobzeros Cameroun
Victor N.Sunday vicksun Nigeria
Namitala Gertrude TrudyHope Zambia

Training WG

This group is responsible with providing trainings in OSM related tools and applications. This includes preparation of the training materials, documentation and prepare the tutorials of those trainings. Help local chapters set up Youth Mappers chapters in Universities in their countries.

Name OSM Username Country
Kiggudde Deogratius kiggudde Uganda
Ly Racky racky Côte d'Ivoire
Okoma Anebo Philippe Anebo Philippe Côte d'Ivoire
Kapay Yongololo yongololo DRC
Eddaoudi fatima fatima.eddaoudi Maroc
Johanes Petro Machela johanespeter9 Tanzania
Samaila ALIO ilasolthah Niger
Moustapha Moutari moustaphamoutari Niger
Mamane Moussa Malik Mamane Moussa Niger
Yusuf Suleiman usefulness Nigeria
Bassirou Inou Koulou bassirouik Niger
Bernard Hakizimana Bha Rwanda
Umeuduji Joel Umeuduji Joel Nigeria
ATANGANA Jacques Landry Atangana Jacques Landry Cameroun
Victor N.Sunday vicksun Nigeria

Events

State of the Map Africa

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2017
The second State of the Map Africa took place in Kampala, Uganda, last 8-10 July 2017. http://sotmafrica.org/
2015
The first State of the Map Africa took place in Lomé, Togo, 21 November 2015.

State of the Map Cameroon

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2017
The first State of the Map Cameroon took place last on 1–3 December in Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroon. http://geomatique237.xyz/

State of the Map Tanzania

2017
The first State of the Map Tanzania took place last on 8–10 December in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. https://stateofthemaptanzania.wordpress.com/