02. Sep. 2018

OFWA Launches Wikipedia For Schools Programme With African Science Academy

Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA) has launched a Wikipedia for Schools Programme with the African Science Academy (ASA). The partnership was initiated by the Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Victoria Coleman of the Wikimedia Foundation, who served as a mentor for the young female students of the Academy. As ...

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29. Aug. 2018

Why is it difficult to find new editors for Wikipedia?

Getting new editors who would be dedicated to advancing the course of Wikipedia has never been easy, not to talk about retention of new recruits. People show interest in editing Wikipedia but varnish after their first training and there are others who start editing, gain more interest and slip away ...

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27. Aug. 2018

Training for Young and Experienced Volunteers in Ghana

When Felix Nartey, co-founder of Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA), encouraged me not to miss Asaf Bartov’s visit to Ghana, I thought it was one of his ways to just get me present at the training.“Pamela please try and come for Asaf’s event; he is the best ...

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27. Jul. 2018

OFWA Strikes Relationship With University Of Ghana On WEP

Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA), and Asaf Bartov, Senior Programme Officer Emerging Communities, Wikimedia Foundation held fruitful discussions with the various departments at the University of Ghana on Wikipedia initiatives.The departments are; the University Library, African Studies, Archaeology and English Department.Discussions were centred on writing contests, Wikipedia Education ...

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