• 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

[Wikibook Cuisine] : La cuisine Ivoirienne racontée dans un Ouvrage

Des ateliers de formations, des chasses et l’image et des excursions culturelles et bien encore. C’est grâce à un ensemble d’activités diverses et collaboratives que les Wikimédiens de la Côte d’ivoire mettront sur pied le premier Wikibook sur la cuisine de leur pays. Une production destinée in fine à l’impression sur support papier. Wikibook de […]

Wiki GLAM 2015 Conference – report by Michael Muti Phoya

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Unpublished pages | No Comments

From Friday 10th May to Sunday 12 April 2015 I had the pleasure of attending GLAM-WIKI 2015, a conference about projects by Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs) in collaboration with Wikimedia and other organisations that have an open knowledge component. The goals of the conference were to share lessons learned and best practices on […]

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 […]

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