WikiAfrica Hour is a monthly vodcast to support the activities of the WikiAfrica movement and wikimedians across Africa.
In 2021, Wiki In Africa launched the WikiAfrica Hour. WikiAfrica Hour is a live broadcast, interview format monthly ‘vodcast’ that aims to reconnect, network, and drive sharing and collaborations across the continent. The ‘show’ is currently hosted by Ceslause Ogbonnaya.
WikiAfrica Hour focuses on:
Sharing current updates, and highlights of Africa Wikimedians activities
Interacting with guest(s) (if any), and take questions from community members
Promoting synergy within the Wiki community by discussing topics, projects, constraints, collaborations, and opportunities.
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Wiki Loves Africa 2022 has announced the winners of the international competition. In this episode, we meet the winners and explore the photography & videography journeys that lead them to Wiki Loves Africa.
A round table discussion with the creatives on what drives Wikipedia's global brand, as the Wikimedia community embarks on a quest for a sound logo. How are Wikis easily identified? Why are these identities important? Why is a sound logo needed?
A tête-à-tête with some very experienced Wikimedians/Wikipedians in Residence (WIR), to learn what it takes to be one, plan and execute topical projects successfully, while helping Wikimedia solidify relationships with other organizations.
In episode 14, Ceslause talks to five of candidates for the 2022 Wikimedia Foundation board elections. Six out of eight community seats became vacant in 2021. Four were filled in 2021, so this year’s upcoming election is aimed at filling the 2 remaining seats on the Board. Could one of the next board members come from Africa?
In episode 13, Ceslause talks to some of the people across Africa who are tirelessly working to share the knowledge and heritage from Africa's Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums with the world via Wikipedia.
In episode 12, Ceslause checks in with the Wikimedia Foundation's brand new CEO, Maryana Iskander. How does one settle into such a complex organisation - and what are her hopes and fears for the future?
In episode 11, Ceslause chats to some of the leading ladies who are not only using their podcast platforms to share their experiences in Open and Wikimedia, but are also helping to bring to light key people and practices that are moving us forward.
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 ...