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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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The African Sports Symposium Webinar

The World Economic Forum in an article testified to the powerful influence of sports in bringing about inspiration, sense of team spirit and bonding experience. However, there is a huge content gap on the internet as regards contents on African sports in English and major African Languages. Afrosports is an African sport project organized by …

Be a part of Afrosports Writing Contest 2023 Today!

There are thousands of sports and games played across Africa that the world doesn’t know about. There are a myriad of games that are indigenous to Africa, originated from Africa, played by Africans and we intend to bring these games to the open. The African games and sports writing contest (Afrosports) for short, is aimed …

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Nigerian Languages going extinct

Language is one of the most beautiful and important aspects of every culture. It provides people with a unique ability to communicate with one another. This will build relationships and create a sense of community, togetherness, and oneness. Many Nigerian languages have these uniqueness in their pronunciations, spellings and intonations. Cause for concern It has …

Join the Explore Africa Writing Contest 2022 Now!

Africa is a beautiful continent with great people. It offers countless destinations worth exploring for people who are travel enthusiasts. With over 1.2 billion people, Africa is the second most populous continent. However, there is little information detailing the travel destinations. The Explore Africa Campaign aims to bridge the content gap that currently exists with …

Open GLAM Advocacy in Plateau State

Free Knowledge Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to bridging content gaps on travel, places, settlements, landmarks, heritage, and tourist sites towards sharing and contributing to global knowledge, carried out an advocacy campaign for Open GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) across different Cultural Heritage Institutions within Plateau State. Four members of the team travelled down …

A discussion with Mr Dantala, leader of the Ndengdeng music group

The Ndengdeng Cultural Music Group

The Free Knowledge Africa team met with the leader of the Ndengdeng cultural music group in the person of Mr Dantala, as part of the open GLAM advocacy campaign in Plateau State. Ndengdeng Music is more of a philosophy. This was the opening statement made by Mr Dantala as we discussed the uniqueness of the …

Free Knowledge Africa team members with a native at Pilgani

The Tarok Tribe of Plateau State

Free Knowledge Africa paid a visit to Plateau State in North Central Nigeria as part of its awareness advocacy campaign on the importance of documenting cultural heritage. The team visited the Tarok tribe to document the oral history of the tribe. The Tarok tribe in Plateau State are predominantly located in Gunnung Village, Pilgani, in …

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