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

NEW : WikiAfrica Hour launches with interview with Katherine Maher

26th May 2021

We were honoured to be able to launch the WikiAfrica Hour vlog with an interview with outgoing Wikimedia Foundation CEO Katherine Maher. WikiAfrica Hour is a monthly session where members of Africa’s Wikimedians can chat, learn and discuss all things Wikimedia and the Open Movement. Whilst the platform has been created by Wiki In Africa, … Read More

Wiki Loves Women: #SheSaid Amplifies the voices of 867 women during 2020

18th February 2021

On the 20th October, at the Gender Gap panel for the Creative Commons Virtual Global Summit, the Wiki Loves Women team launched the #SheSaid campaign. The brainchild of Wiki In Africa‘s Florence Devouard, #SheSaid is an online drive across the Wikimedia Community to balance the representation of gender in the entries of Wikiquote. Over the … Read More

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

17th February 2021

Wiki Loves Africa (www.wikilovesafrica.net) 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 (www.wikiinafrica.org) and activated by the Wikipedia communities across Africa. The competition runs over 2 months from the 15th February to 15th April 2021. … Read More

Call for applications : Intern at Wiki In Africa

8th January 2021

The organisation We believe that all peoples should see themselves and their experiences reflected online in order to be part of and make sense of the world. We believe in the transformative power of decolonised knowledge, information and education in all its forms. Wiki In Africa is a South African-based NGO that runs knowledge contribution … Read More