• 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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Wikimania – A Conference for Wikimedians

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

For many, attending this year’s Wikimania international conference was a first time experience that will stay in their memories for a long time. The Wikimania international conference was a global come-together of Wikimedians around the world. In 2014, the conference was held in London, at the Barbican Centre. Over 2000 attendees came from over 60 […]

Research paper: Establishing the need, demand, use and ability to access Wikipedia using mobile phones in South Africa

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Unpublished pages | No Comments

This  page links to a pre-print paper, researched and written in 2013 for a Masters assignment at the University of Cape Town. It explores the information and knowledge-seeking habits of the mobile internet-using public in Cape Town, South Africa. It analyses two surveys carried out in face-to-face interviews and a usability study with random members of […]

Update: Wiki Indaba Conference a Success!

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

Update: The Wiki Indaba 2014 Conference, held in Johannesburg, came to an end as a success, as all the outlined goals of the event was achieved. View some of the pictures of the event. Almost all talks of the event are available to see via the YouTube Channel of the Wikimedia South Africa. Across Africa, […]

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