WikiAfrica Hour: Some Wikimedia acronyms and the works that happen behind them

10th October 2021

The 2030 Movement Strategy of the Wikimedia Foundation, necessitated great community discussions across the Wikimedia movement. A lot of suggestions, recommendations and reforms emerged from engaging various wikimedia communities in related discussions. One of the recommendations was the need for a Universal Code of Conduct that will guide every contributor who dedicates time to make … Read More

WLW: Let women’s voices be heard through #SheSaid

1st October 2021

Join the Wiki Loves Women’s annual #SheSaid campaign over October and November  Wiki Loves Women’s annual #SheSaid campaign focuses on bridging the gender divide and unearthing women’s voices by celebrating them and increasing their visibility online through Wikiquote. It is run by members of the Wikimedia Communities who activate interested and passionate people and train … 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