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 Africa 2022 – Home & Habitat

15th February 2022

Challenging Home and Habitat across Africa is perceived on Wikipedia Wiki Loves Africa 2022 – one of Africa’s largest photographic competitions – launches to visually celebrate Home and Habitat across Africa. Photographers, videographers, filmmakers and audiophiles (professionals and skilled amateurs) are invited to enter. Entries illustrate Wikipedia articles. Prizes totaling USD7000 to be won.. Cape Town, … 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

WikiAfrica Hour: Meet the people changing the African narrative, one shot at a time!

5th September 2021

The Wiki Loves Africa 2021 international photography contest ended on 30th April 2021. The winners were first announced at the Wikimania 2021 virtual conference. Since the pandemic is still on, this year’s contest was themed “Health+Wellness”, with the aim of giving people the opportunity to share their adaptive lifestyle during a pandemic. For the fifth … Read More

WikiAfrica Hour: What’s involved when sharing your photographs on Wikipedia?

30th May 2021

Wiki In Africa’s Wiki Loves Africa 2021 edition, themed ‘’Health+Wellness’’ ended on April 30th 2021, but that’s not the only Wiki project that profiles and supports photographers. For the second edition of Wiki Africa Hour: The lowdown on Commons host, Ceslause Ogbonnaya, had a range of guests who have been involved in community programmes encouraging … Read More