Think of a way to contribute to Africa’s digital representation online. That’s what the Africa Wiki Challenge is about.
An online campaign that is aimed at generating African-related content on Wikipedia. In the maiden edition of the contest, we are pleased to announce that the Africa Wiki Challenge is celebrating Landmarks in Africa as the theme for the maiden edition of the annual competition which runs from 25th May to June 30th 2021. The competition is aimed at improving the statistics of content about Africa on Wikipedia and its sister projects.
The theme, Landmarks in Africa, encourages the visual, audio or video documentation as well as written content of the many landmarks that cover historical, cultural, geographical and places of national significance to any country on the African continent. This includes but is not limited to;
You can join the campaign by creating new articles, adding references, uploading images and videos or by ‘destubbing’. Check our FAQ for more information
We would love to hear from you.
|Friday 21st May, 2021||10am - 12pm UTC||Google Meet|
|Friday 28th May, 2021||10am - 12pm UTC||Google Meet|
|Friday 4th June, 2021||3pm - 4pm UTC||Google Meet|
|Friday 11th June, 2021||3pm - 4pm UTC||Google Meet|
|Friday 18th June, 2021||3pm - 4pm UTC||Google Meet|
|Friday 25th June, 2021||3pm - 4pm UTC||Google Meet|
|1||Laptop for Overall Campaign Winner|
|2||10-inch tablet for 1st Runner-Up|
|3||External Hard Drive for 2nd Runner-Up|
|4||Laptop for Destubathon Winner|
|5||Certificate of Participation for Top 20 participants|
|6||$50 Giftcard for Top Uploader (Video, Photo, Audio)|