• 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

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 […]

Essential information on Ebola now on Wikipedia

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Blog, Kumusha | No Comments
Essential information on Ebola now on Wikipedia

Partnerships on Wikipedia helps South Africans, with other languages to follow, as organisations work to improve access to information about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Cape Town, South Africa 8 September 2014: Rubric, a global language service provider, has donated its translation services to Wikimedia ZA to provide South Africans with essential health information on Ebola, […]

Wikipedian-in-Resident in Malawi, Michael joined the global community

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

Wikimania is a 2000+ person conference, festival, meetup, workshop, hackathon, and celebration, spread over five days preceded and followed by fringe events. It’s the official annual event of the Wikimedia movement, where all kinds of cool projects that people are making with wikis and open content are showcased. It is also the meeting of the […]

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