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

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

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Oct 7, 2014
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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!

Kumusha Bus 2.0: Apply Now!

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Sep 22, 2014
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** 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

Essential information on Ebola now on Wikipedia

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Sep 8, 2014
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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, […]

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