• 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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  • 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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  • 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

Africa’s Fashion and Design Celebrated in Continent-wide Photographic Competition

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Blog, Wiki Loves Africa | No Comments

Cape Town, 19th February 2016 – During October and November 2015, as part of the continent-wide Wiki Loves Africa Competition, people from across the African continent took photographs that related to the production, sales, uses and display of cultural fashion and adornment in their country and submitted them to Wikipedia’s media repository Wikimedia Commons. The […]

Call for applications: Wikipedian Training at #OpenAfrica15

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Blog, Wikipedian in Residence | 2 Comments
Call for applications: Wikipedian Training at #OpenAfrica15

  The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg and WikiAfrica is proudly hosting the week-long (5 day) #OpenAfrica15 – a Wikipedian in Residence training course – in Johannesburg, South Africa. The #OpenAfrica15 training is a course for Wikipedians in Residence aimed at supporting and expanding the skill sets of existing Wikipedians across the continent. It will take place at […]

Experienced Trainer required to train Wikipedians in Residence at #OpenAfrica15

Experienced Trainer required to train Wikipedians in Residence at #OpenAfrica15

The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg and WikiAfrica is proudly hosting the week-long (5 day) #OpenAfrica15 – a Wikipedian in Residence training course – in Johannesburg, South Africa. The #OpenAfrica15 training is an introductory course for Wikipedians in Residence at the Goethe-Institute in Johannesburg from the 30th November to the 4th December 2015. The course is aimed at […]

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