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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29. Aug. 2018

Why is it difficult to find new editors for Wikipedia?

Getting new editors who would be dedicated to advancing the course of Wikipedia has never been easy, not to talk about retention of new recruits. People show interest in editing Wikipedia but varnish after their first training and there are others who start editing, gain more interest and slip away ...

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27. Aug. 2018

Training for Young and Experienced Volunteers in Ghana

When Felix Nartey, co-founder of Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA), encouraged me not to miss Asaf Bartov’s visit to Ghana, I thought it was one of his ways to just get me present at the training.“Pamela please try and come for Asaf’s event; he is the best ...

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