Episode 11: Podcasting Wikipedia Women

In episode 11, Ceslause chats to some of the leading ladies who are not only using their podcast platforms to share their experiences in Open and Wikimedia, but are also helping to bring to light key people and practices that are moving us forward.

Episode 10: Building communities, one photograph at a time

In episode 10, Ceslause chats to the local Wikimedia organisers behind some of Wikimedia iconic photographic competitions. He asks, why these competitions are important beyond providing visual representation for Africa online …

Wiki Loves Women’s Inspiring Open podcast series launched!

26th March 2022

(written and released by Sascha Polkey at Rabbit In a Hat) Wiki Loves Women (a project of Wiki in Africa) is a champion of women’s stories. With projects across Africa and the Middle East empowering women with the tools and platforms to be heard, they have accumulated a vault of interesting tales from dynamic women … Read More

Wiki Loves Africa: International winners capture universal experiences through African lenses

30th September 2021

(This article was first published on 20 September 2021 by Isla Haddow-Flood on the DIFF platform) Wiki Loves Africa’s 2021 international winners were announced during the GLAM in the Global South session at Wikimania 2021. Since then, the winning photographers were invited onto the September episode of WikiAfrica Hour to share the often heartbreaking, yet affirming, stories behind each of … Read More

Wiki In Africa is expanding!

26th May 2021

2021 has been an exciting year for Wiki In Africa. Over 2020 and 2021 we have received organisational funding through the Wikimedia Foundation’s Simple Annual Plan Grant. This security has enabled us to double our core staff team and offer two strategic positions, that are loosely administrative and with tasks that encompass communications, community building … Read More