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Breaking Boundaries: Open Licensing Fueling Innovation,  Education, Science, Technology and Cultural Preservation Worldwide.

In a world where knowledge knows no borders and collaboration transcends geographical constraints, a powerful force has emerged – open licensing. This unassuming concept has ignited a wildfire of innovation, education, science, technology, and cultural preservation that spans across continents and cultures.  During our last month webinar we discussed extensively on the topic: “Breaking Boundaries: …

Join The African Anti-Corruption Day Campaign!

How to participate in the  African Anti-Corruption Day Campaign. Record a one minute video on the topic: The Role of Knowledge in Combating Corruption. Tag FKA on Instagram, Twitter and Threads. Twitter: @freeknowafrica Instagram: @freeknowledgeafrica Threads: @freeknowledgeafrica Use the hastag #freeknowledgeafrica #africananticorruptionday Make sure you are following FKA on IG and Twitter. Winners will be …

Join the Africa Open Biodiversity Campaign

With support from the WikiCred initiative, the Africa Open Biodiversity project is intended to promote the documentation of African biodiversity on Wikimedia projects such as Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons. The campaign aims to advocate and support current biodiversity conservation efforts while bridging the knowledge gap about African content on Wikimedia projects. Biodiversity loss is a global …

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Librarians and the Public Domain

Introduction Librarians play an important role in information management and dissemination in Nigeria. Access to materials in the public domain is an important aspect of their work. The term “public domain” refers to works that are not copyrighted and are thus freely available for use. Librarians in Nigeria are required to ensure that their users …

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Report on the Afrosports Symposium Webinar

On Saturday, 18th of February 2023, Free Knowledge Africa organized an Afrosports Symposium Webinar. It was themed ‘The role of Open-Source platforms (Wikipedia) as it relates to the promotion of Sports in the African sector’ The webinar was organised in relation to the upcoming Afrosports Writing Contest. This contest is focused on creating contents relating …

The Celtic Knot Lagos Satellite Event: A Celebration of Linguistic Diversity and Inclusivity

The Celtic Knot Lagos Satellite Event held on Saturday, 12th February, was a resounding success, with many indigenous language enthusiasts in attendance. The event, which was held at Cr8tive Workspaces in Surulere, Lagos, brought together a community of like-minded individuals who are dedicated to making knowledge accessible to all. There were five speakers at the …

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