• 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

Wiki Loves Africa 2015:

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Blog, Wiki Loves Africa | No Comments

Wiki Loves Africa 2015 has been announced and eight intrepid volunteer groups across Africa are ready to host  training events, meet-ups and upload sessions across Africa. For the 2015 competition, Africa’s Wikipedia volunteers chose the theme Cultural Fashion and Adornment. The contest encourages media that represents cultural dress, fashion and a diversity of adornment. Cultural fashion has been […]

Wiki Loves Culture – talk at the Mhub

Last Saturday 11 July, I had the pleasure of sharing some of the projects under WikiAfrica at the Mhub, Malawi’s innovation and technology hub located in Lilongwe. With 9 techprenuers in attendance, it was quite a pleasant chat with lots of insights shared. I highlighted the Share Your Knowledge project, initiated last year with funding […]

Wiki Loves Culture – Talk at Mhub, Lilongwe, Malawi

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Tomorrow (Saturday 11th July 2015) I will give a talk titled Wiki Loves Culture where I will highlight how Wikimedia projects are being used to promote Malawi’s heritage and the importance of cultural grounding for Malawian/African techprenuers. Mhub is a technology and innovation hub based in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe. It brings together creative, innovative and […]

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