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Celebrating the World IP and Public Domain day

The World Intellectual Property (IP) day is globally celebrated on the 26th of April. This year, Free Knowledge Africa in conjunction with National Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) will join the rest of the world to celebrate this day as well as the Public Domain day usually celebrated on the 1st of January to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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