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

Wiki Loves Women: Making Notable Women Visible

3rd April 2020

Throughout March 2020, Wiki Loves Women celebrated Africa’s women leaders with the Tell Us About Her drive on the ISA tool. The drive improved the visibility of political leaders, activists, and feminists across Africa on Wikimedia projects by asking players to add relevant information to images that represent or include Africa’s female leaders. Over the … Read More

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