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Collaborative Initiatives on Digital Literacy in Africa

How collaborative initiatives between local communities, educational institutions, and technology developers enhance digital literacy and information fluency across Africa Introduction The digital revolution has impacted many countries throughout the world and transformed every aspect of life, including communication, trade, education, and governance. However, Africa continues to face major gaps in internet access, digital literacy, and …

Launching the Afrosports 2024 Contest

The African Games and Sports Writing Contest (Afrosports) has the goal of bridging the African sport content gap on Wikipedia. This will be achieved by writing articles about the historical and contemporary African Sports Scene. This year’s Afrosports contest is no different. We strive to publish articles on Wikipedia that will expand the knowledge currently …

Open Music and the Open Movement

Open Music is music that is freely accessible under open licenses without any copyright restriction. This means music that can be freely accessible by all to be used under the specific conditions of the licenses they are released under. In a bid to promote the use of Open Music to both creators and their audiences, …

2023: Free Knowledge Africa Year in Review

The year 2023 has been productive for Free Knowledge Africa and the initiative for an open knowledge movement in Africa. In line with our mission of promoting free and open knowledge by Africans in travel, sports, tourism, geography, and cultural heritage towards sharing and contributing to global knowledge, we have embarked on a series of …

Discover the beauty of Nigeria Join the Explore Nigeria Campaign

Launching the ‘Explore Nigeria 2024’ Campaign

‘Unveiling Nigeria: Explore, Contribute, Celebrate!’ Fellow travel enthusiasts! We are thrilled to announce the commencement of our much-anticipated campaign, ‘Explore Nigeria 2024.’  Nigeria is a beautiful country with great people and offers countless destinations worth exploring for people who are travel enthusiasts. With over 200 million people, Nigeria is the most populous African country. Nigeria …

Breaking Boundaries: Open Licensing Fueling Innovation,  Education, Science, Technology and Cultural Preservation Worldwide (Webinar)

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’s webinar, we discussed extensively the topic: “Breaking Boundaries: Open …

Digitization Process

A Digitization Guide for a Cultural Heritage Institution Collection

Are you looking to Digitize your Collection, your Organization’s Archival records, or any form of Digitization Project? Then look no further. Digitize your collections, archival data, or any form of data with Free Knowledge Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting free and open knowledge in Africa.  Objective The process of Digitization involves capturing physical …

Open Sharing Unveiling: A Practical Session for Mastery of Wikimedia Commons and CC Licenses” (Webinar)

Do you want to unlock the full potential of Wikimedia Commons and harness the power of Creative Commons licenses? If so, you’re in for a treat! Last month, we had a thrilling webinar, “Open Sharing Unveiling: A Practical Session for Mastery of Wikimedia Commons and CC Licenses.”  In today’s digital age, the sharing and dissemination …

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