Free Knowledge Africa (FKA) is delighted to announce a call for
Facilitators across the African continent to join us in facilitating the
project "Explore Africa" in their various local communities.
"Explore Africa" is a project aimed at promoting travel information and
tourism across Africa by improving existing and creating new articles about
cities, villages, geographical areas/regions, buildings, schools on the
Wikivoyage is a multi-lingual, free web-based travel guide for travel
destinations and travel topics that any one can edit. It is a sister
project to Wikipedia, and it has also been called the "Wikipedia of travel
There exists a huge gap about African destinations and contents on tourist
sites and cultural heritage on Wikivoyage is highly underrepresented. The
purpose of this project is to bridge the knowledge gap on travel
information within African countries on Wikivoyage.
Our major goal is to reduce the knowledge gap on travel information
available on the English Wikivoyage by creating new and improving existing
Wikivoyage articles on African travel, geographic information, sports,
cultural and tourist sites and to also raise awareness about Wikivoyage as
a reliable travel advisory in Africa.
Facilitators would help coordinate the contest in their local community as
this would play a huge role in bridging the gap on Wikivoyage. Interested
organizations, affiliates (user groups/chapters) and groups are welcome to
submit applications via this application form <https://bit.ly/3sCW9ge>.
Can be an individual, organization, affiliate (usergroups/chapters) or a
Should have experience organizing campaigns.
Must be in good standing with the grants system/affcom requirements at
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Application deadline is 15th November 2022.
Futher enquires about the application should be sent to
Associate, Free Knowledge Africa (FKA)
The AfroCine Project team will once again like to thank everyone who has contributed towards ensuring the success of this initiative over the past few years. Due to your valued efforts, we have been able to add over 10,000 quality articles to Wikipedia in over 20 different languages. Over 15 countries have also been directly impacted through this project.
The team will also like to inform you of the leadership changes that the Afrocine project has gone through over the past couple of months. After more than 4 years of leading this project since its inception, I will be stepping down as the Project lead. I want to use this opportunity to thank the project team and the wider community for the trust bestowed on me to steer the project over the years and the support I have received all the way.
I am handing over the baton to Ayo Odedere and Eben Calist Mlay, as the Project Co-leads. These two long standing members of the Wikimedia community have been very crucial in steering the direction of this project over the past years and I trust that they are able to move the project forward with new perspectives and innovation, while I continue to support the project in other ways. I also implore the community to support them in the same way I have been supported.
While there won’t be a major contest this year, the new team is organising a brief stint in this month of November, which would be shared accordingly soon and we look forward to your participation! If you need any information or have any query regarding this contest or the project, feel free to contact the team on: info(a)afrocineproject.org.
Thank you very much for your constant support in running this project with success.
On behalf of the AfroCine Project team.
The Wiki In Africa team, organiser of Wiki Loves Africa International would
like to get feedback from Wiki Loves Africa 2022 participants through a
short survey. This is to help the team to understand what didn’t work well,
and what worked well in order to make Wiki Loves Africa better in the
future. To fill the short survey, visit https://bit.ly/WLA22_survey
Bonjour à tous, à toutes,
L'équipe de Wiki In Africa, organisatrice du concours international de
photographie Wiki Loves Africa, souhaite obtenir les commentaires des
participants de Wiki Loves Africa 2022 par un court sondage. Il s'agit
d'aider l'équipe à comprendre ce qui n'a pas bien fonctionné et ce qui a
bien fonctionné afin d'améliorer Wiki Loves Africa à l'avenir. Pour remplir
le court sondage, visitez https://bit.ly/WLA22_survey.