• 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

A week of Wiki Loves Africa

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
A week of Wiki Loves Africa

On the 1st October 2014, the first ever Wiki Loves Africa was launched across the continent and beyond. Since then, 488 photographs have been uploaded to the competition. You can view uploaded photographs here. We are just getting started … For those of you that don’t yet know, Wiki Loves Africa is a competition where people from […]

The Open Book Festival Wiki edit-a-thon on South African Writers

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Blog, Share Your Knowledge | No Comments
The Open Book Festival Wiki edit-a-thon on South African Writers

This is a guest post from Wanjiru Koinange, coordinator at the recent Open Book edit-a-thon that took place in collaboration with Douglas and Theresa at Wikimedia ZA. It was not a WikiAfrica initiative, but has been include on this blog as an example of an initiative that could be replicated across Africa, and beyond. Cape Town South […]

Kumusha Bus 2.0: Apply Now!

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Blog, Kumusha, Kumusha | No Comments
Kumusha Bus 2.0: Apply Now!

** Please note, due to the short turn around time, the changes have been made to the delivery schedule for application. In June, Kumusha Bus 1.0 was held in Ethiopia. Abel Asrat, Simeon Oriko and the Kumusha Bus team created an excellent event that has energised the Open landscape in Addis Ababa. It turns out […]

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