PRAAD holds International Archives Day.

Public Records and Archives Administration Department (PRAAD) will host the International Archives Day in Ghana on Friday 9th June 2017 under the theme “Archives, Citizenship and Interculturalism  International Archives Day is a day celebrated across the globe where Archivist and professionals in the Archives sector unite to educate the general public on the importance to support Archives…

OFWA is Hiring

Open Foundation West Africa is looking for a Project Manager (Unpaid) to help  execute projects for the organization. Please refer to the flyer below for more information.

Open Foundation West Africa Hosts OpenCon 2017 in Kumasi

Open Foundation West Africa is excited to share that we will be hosting an OpenCon satellite event in Kumasi on 25th February 2017. OpenCon satellite events are local meetings about Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education: the free availability of scholarly articles, data, and educational resources online. Satellite events are held in partnership with…

Open Foundation West Africa Joins Freedom In February Campaign

Open Foundation West Africa joins the rest of the world to celebrate Freedom in the month of February as part of our mission to spread and extend the reach of Open Movement activities in West Africa. Freedom In February is a month-long campaign by The Centre for Internet and Society, India to increase awareness on free…

Open Foundation West Africa Holds First Creative Commons Salon in Ghana

OFWA holds first Creative Commons event in Ghana to kick-start the advocacy of Copyleft in the Sub-Saharan country. The event was held at Impact Hub Accra and featured various sessions by Joy Ageypong, Raphael Berchie, Sadik Shaddah, Felix Nartey and Kayode Yussif who joined in via Skype from Nigeria. The show kickstarted with a Networking…

Wiki Indaba Kickstarts in Accra, Ghana

The biannual regional conference of African Wikipedians ‘’Wiki Indaba’’ will begin in Accra, Ghana from the 20th – 22nd January 2017. This will be the second edition of the conference after the first edition was initiated and hosted by Wikimedia South Africa (WMZA). It was first held in Johannesburg South Africa from June 20th –…

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