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

Wiki Loves Africa: Focus is on Health + Wellness across Africa in annual Wikipedia photo competition

17th February 2021

Wiki Loves Africa ( is a visual celebration of Africa’s cultural diversity on Wikipedia. 2021 marks the 7th year of Wiki Loves Africa the annual photographic competition presented by Wiki In Africa ( and activated by the Wikipedia communities across Africa. The competition runs over 2 months from the 15th February to 15th April 2021. … Read More

Wiki Loves Africa 2020’s Winners : Africa on the Move!

29th July 2020

The International Prize Winners of the Wiki Loves Africa 2020 contest have been announced. The Winners can be viewed in the gallery below. An international jury of photographers from across Africa and Wikimedia specialists from around the world deliberated on the 16,982 images. The quality of images was a key criteria in the selection, as … Read More