• Primary Project

    *Primary aims to ensure that all the curriculum content required for the successful completion of Primary School at any country in Africa is available on all the main language Wikipedias. In 2012/3, a feasibility study took place in Italy, Cameroon and South Africa. *Primary will be rolled out from 2014 onwards.

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  • Kumusha Bus

    The first stop of Kumusha Bus, an African adaption of the Libre Bus, will be take place in the first quarter of 2014. The idea of the bus is to travel across a specific part of a 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 will give people from across Africa the ability to enter photographs, videos or audio clips of cultural heritage and share them with the world by uploading them to Wikimedia Commons. The competition is set to launch on Africa Day 2014.

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  • Kumusha Takes Wiki

    The Kumusha Takes Wiki initiative will activate citizens from different countries across Africa to share their knowledge of their community and passions. The 2014 pilot take place in Côte d’Ivoire and Uganda.

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  • Share Your Knowledge

    Share Your Knowledge assists arts, cultural and heritage (GLAMS) institutions from Africa (and international institutions with African content) in donating knowledge and digitised versions of their African 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

Kumusha in Uganda : Lantern Meet of Poets

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Blog, Kumusha | No Comments

The Lantern Meet of Poets is a Kampala based community of young writers brought together by the common desire to promote writing and revive the dying literary tradition in Africa. Their dream is to restore to Africa the epoch of great literary legends, preserve and lift African culture as well as discovering, encouraging and inspiring […]

Wikipedia Zero: free access to Wikipedia on your mobile phone

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

Volunteer Wikipedians around the world work hard to compile the sum of all human knowledge, to make it freely available to every single person on the planet. For many readers in Africa, the primary (and often only) access to the internet is via mobile. However, mobile data costs are a significant barrier to internet usage. […]

Youth Day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

The 16th of June is a day set aside as a holiday in South Africa and it brings back memories of a protest which resulted in a wave of protests across the country known as the Soweto Uprising of 1976. It came in response to multiple issues with the Bantu Education Act and the government edict in 1974 that Afrikaans be […]

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