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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.

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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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 …

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 …

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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 …

Impact of open access on free knowledge

Impact of Open Access on Knowledge and Information

Open access can simply be put as knowledge and information that is digital, online, free in terms of cost and copyright restrictions. Consent to open access can be manifested by adopting the use of the Creative Commons licenses, and other types of open content licenses could also be adopted. According to the Budapest Open Access …

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