• Primary Project

    WikiAfrica Primary aims to ensure that all the curriculum content required to complete Primary School in any country in Africa is available on all the main language Wikipedias. In 2012-13, a feasibility study was conducted in Italy, Cameroon and South Africa. The project is currently being rolled out.

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  • Kumusha Bus

    The first Kumusha Bus, an African adaption of the Libre Bus, took place in Ethiopia in June 2014. The bus travelled across the country for 6 days doing outreach about the Open Movement.

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  • Wiki Loves Africa

    Wiki Loves Africa is an annually-themed, continental public competition that encourages people from across Africa to submit photographs, videos or audio clips of cultural heritage and share them globally by uploading their content to Wikimedia Commons. The next competition will run from 1 October – 30 November 2014!

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  • Kumusha Takes Wiki

    The Kumusha Takes Wiki initiative activates citizens from different countries across Africa to share their knowledge of their community and passions. The 2014 pilot is currently taking place in Côte d’Ivoire and Uganda.

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  • Share Your Knowledge

    Share Your Knowledge assists arts, cultural and heritage institutions from Africa (and international institutions within the African content) to donate knowledge and digitised versions of their collections onto Wikipedia.

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  • Share your Knowledge Videos

    Created by Lettera27, two fun Share Your Knowledge videos have been launched to explain the project to cultural institutions that hold Africa’s content within their walls. Wikipedians in Residence are there to help!

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Latest blog posts

And the winners are …

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Blog, Wiki Loves Africa | No Comments
And the winners are …

Cape Town, 17th February 2015 – During October and November 2014, as part of the continent-wide Wiki Loves Africa Competition, people from across the African continent took photographs that related to food production, sales and consumption in their country and submitted them to Wikipedia’s media repository Wikimedia Commons. The competition became an unprecedented visual celebration […]

Wiki Takes GLAMs in Cape Town

Cape Town is packed with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs). As a Wikipedian in Residence (WIR) at the Africa Centre, I made it a point to ‘Wiki Love’ as many of these GLAMs as possible, before my service as a WIR came to an end. My first stop was at the Hout Bay Museum. Welcomed warmly […]

Life in Cape Town as WiR

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

It was time to embark on my longest and most distant travel ever involving some two thousand kilometres. I had received the assignment to serve as a Wikipedian in Residence, at the centre of Africa, namely, The Arts Africa Centre. It was not all roses before I left, but with high hopes, I believed there […]

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