After months of intense and rigorous reviews by the AWC 2022 jury, we are
elated to announce the winners for the second edition of the Africa Wiki
Challenge <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Africa_Wiki_Challenge_2022> 2022
themed "Projecting African Culture". Congratulations to the various winners
of the campaign.
*Overall Winner:* User: Azogbonon from Benin
First Runner-Up: User: Adoscam from Benin
*Second Runner-Up:* User: Muhammad Idriss Criteria from Nigeria
Top Uploader on Commons: User: FQuaisie from Ghana
We are super grateful to our international jury team who worked
effortlessly to ensure that the winners were identified.
User: Bile_rene - Cameroon
User: MajorLyte - Nigeria
User: Gilbert Ndihokubwayo - Burundi
User: Kwaku Berko- Ghana
User: Nyamemawafamanyame -Ghana
User: Kwabran -Ghana
To all our current and prospective organizers, partners, and editors,
kindly take note of the third edition of the Africa Wiki Challenge 2023
scheduled for the month of May to June 2023. Details of the contest will be
communicated to you prior to the start of the campaign.
Eugene Makafui Masiku,
Open Foundation West Africa
We are excited to share that we will be running the 2023 edition of the
WikiForHumanRights campaign between April - June and will be having our
first office hour on 16 January 2023 at 16:00 UTC (Zoom Registration
encourage you to join the coordination channel on telegram
<https://t.me/+tiAL4ru2TeAxZTFh> for access to regular updates on the
campaign. If your community will require funds to run community activities,
we recommend that you apply for the upcoming January - March Rapid Grant
cycle and let us know of your grant application at campaigns(a)wikimedia.org.
We are taking a regional coordination approach in next year's campaign and
are looking for volunteer organizers to help coordinate community
activities in CEE, ESEAP, South Asia and Francophone Africa. If you are
interested in helping coordinate, please reach out to our 2023 Senior
Organizing Fellow, Euphemia Uwandu at euwandu-ctr(a)wikimedia.org or
campaigns(a)wikimedia.org before January 10.
Please refer to this diff post
more information on how we are thinking about the 2023 edition of the
campaign. We will be updating the meta page by Early January with more
information about the upcoming campaign