Commons:Wiki Loves Africa

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Wiki Loves Africa is an annual public contest where people across Africa can contribute media (photographs, video and audio) about their environment to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Editions

Wiki Loves Africa can refer to:

Winning pictures in former editions

2021: Health+Wellness

2020: Africa on the Move!

2019: Play!

2017: People at Work

2016: Music and Dance

2015: Cultural Fashion and Adornment

2014: Cuisine

Supported by

Wiki Loves Africa is activated by the Wikimedia community. The competition was conceptualised by Florence Devouard (Anthere) and Isla Haddow-Flood as a fun and engaging way to rebalance the lack of visual representations and relevant content that exists about Africa on Wikipedia and support the WikiAfrica movement.

The 2020 competition is hosted by wikiinafrica.org. It is funded by the Wikimedia Foundation and local partners in individual countries.
Content and events were participants or organizations in : Wikimedia Algeria, Cameroon, Wikimedia Tunisie, m:Wikimedia User Group Nigeria, Open Foundation West Africa, Wikimedia Morocco, Mali, Uganda, Angola, Bénin, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Guinée, Sénégal, Libya, Botswana, and Zambia.

The 2019 competition is supported by Ynternet.org. It is funded by the Wikimedia Foundation and local partners in individual countries.
Content and events were participants or organizations in : Wikimedia Algeria, Ivory Coast UserGroup, Cameroon, Wikimedia Tunisie, m:Wikimedia User Group Nigeria, Open Foundation West Africa, Mali, Uganda, Angola, Bénin, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Guinée, Sénégal, Libya, Botswana, and Zambia.

The 2017 competition is supported by Ynternet.org. It is funded by the Wikimedia Foundation and local partners in individual countries.
Content and events were participants or organizations in : Wikimedia Algeria, Ivory Coast UserGroup, Cameroon, Wikimedia Tunisie, Wikimedia Egypt, m:Wikimedia User Group Nigeria, Open Foundation West Africa, Malawi, Mali, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.
In 2017, the competition is also supported by Unesco, through its programme Unite4Heritage! [1]

The 2016 competition is supported by Ynternet.org. It is funded by the Wikimedia Foundation and local partners in individual countries.
Content and events were participants or organizations in : Tanzania, Ivory Coast UserGroup, Wikimedia Tunisie, Wikimedia Egypt, Wikimedia Algeria, Cameroon, Uganda, m:Wikimedia User Group Nigeria, Ghana User Group, Zimbabwe.
In 2016, the competition is also supported by Unesco, through its programme Unite4Heritage ! [2]

In 2015, the competition was managed by Florence and Isla, supported by the Africa Centre and funded by the Wikimedia Foundation and local partners in individual countries.
Content and events partners were participants or organizations in : Tanzania, Ivory Coast UserGroup, m:Wikimedia Tunisie, Wikimedia Egypt, Wikimedia Algeria, Cameroon, Uganda, m:Wikimedia User Group Nigeria.

For the 2014 competition, the project was managed by Florence and Isla, supported by the Africa Centre and funded by the Wikimedia Foundation and the Orange Foundation and local partners in individual countries.
Content and events partners were participants or organizations in : Ivory Coast, Wikimedia Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana User Group, Malawi, m:Wikimedia South Africa, m:Wikimedia Tunisie, Uganda, Wikimedia Algeria.

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See also