Wiki Loves Women Getting Sportswomen to the Finishline

17th August 2019

In June 2019, Wiki Loves Women celebrated all of Africa’s sportswomen through the Women in Sport drive. The drive asked participants to add information across several language Wikipedias (English and French), WikiData and Wikimedia Commons. Participants could upload images, translate existing articles, add WikiData items, or create new articles about their favourite female sportswoman. The drive was … Read More

Announcing release of updated and enanced open source offline editing solution WikiFundi!

20th December 2018

Cape Town, South Africa. 10 December 2018 – Wiki In Africa is proud to announce the launch of version 2 of WikiFundi. WikiFundi (www.wikifundi.org)  is an open-source editing platform that provides an offline editable environment with a similar experience to editing Wikipedia online. This version has been tailored to further assist and support educators and community … Read More

Wiki Indaba Tunis

14th May 2018

Wiki Indaba in Tunis, March 2018 Wiki Indaba is a conference that brings together Wikipedians from across Africa and beyond to discuss the Wikimedia Movement in Africa. Between the 16th–18th March 2018, the third edition of the conference was held in Tunis, Tunisia by the Wikimedia Tunisia Usergroup. Florence and Isla from Wiki In Africa were … Read More

Wiki Loves Africa 2017 celebrates People at Work this October and November!

5th October 2017

https://youtu.be/GgYHJ2wWdz8 Wiki Loves Africa, Africa’s most popular photographic competition,[citation needed] is back for the fourth year under the theme People at Work. The People at Work theme encourages photographers (hobbyists and professionals) across Africa and beyond to document the full gamut of occupations that take place across the African continent … the usual and unusual, … Read More