Wiki Takes GLAMs in Cape Town

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Nov 5, 2014
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Cape Town is packed with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs). As a Wikipedian in Residence (WIR) at the Africa Centre, I made it a point to ‘Wiki Love’ as many of these GLAMs as possible, before my service as a WIR came to an end. My first stop was at the Hout Bay Museum. Welcomed warmly […]

WikiAfrica GLAM – Hout Bay Museum

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May 29, 2014
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My first stop, as a Wikipedian in Residence, to reach out to GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) in and around Cape Town to share content to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia was at the Hout Bay Museum. Although a relatively small museum (when compared to other museums like the Iziko Museum), I could realize how true the […]

The Wiki Entrepreneur programme in Malawi

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May 3, 2014
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A couple of months has passed since the Wiki Entrepreneurs who came from Malawi and Ethiopia for #OpenAfrica14 returned to their countries.  Michael Phoya from Malawi updates us on the progress made in introducing to the world of Wikipedia to a country of over fifteen million inhabitants. As described by Erina Mukuta, who was also a delegate […]

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