30. Sep. 2018

BBC In Conversation With Felix Nartey On Closing Africa's Content Gap On Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018 was the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa and diverse news about the annual event was nothing short of exciting and educational. At OFWA, the event meant a lot to us as three of our members contributed immensely in various sessions at the conference. We were even more ...

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30. Sep. 2018

Summer Open School 2018 Round Up: Why Participants Were Thrilled!

Ever seen participants bursting with so much excitement learning about the Open Movement for the first time? Ever witnessed young people so obsessed with Wikipedia after finding out they can actually contribute? Ever seen energetic participants changing the world immediately after a training? Now that pretty much sums up what ...

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02. Sep. 2018

OFWA Launches Wikipedia For Schools Programme With African Science Academy

Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA) has launched a Wikipedia for Schools Programme with the African Science Academy (ASA). The partnership was initiated by the Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Victoria Coleman of the Wikimedia Foundation, who served as a mentor for the young female students of the Academy. As ...

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29. Aug. 2018

Wikipedia training for new editors

Well, June hasn’t been a month of activities but our Wikipedia training for new editors at the tail end of the month brought us to an exciting end.As part of strategic efforts to recruit more editors for the Wikipedia movement and ensure that Africa doesn’t lag behind, ...

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