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Wiki Loves Africa 2023 Winners

Global winners of the Wiki Loves Africa 2023 contest

Wiki Loves Africa 2023 Jury Report
Wiki Loves Africa 2023 Jury Report

The Wiki Loves Africa 2023 photographic competition resulted in 13,386 images, 28 audio and 228 videos uploaded to Commons around the theme Climate & Weather. For national winners, please see the page national winners here.

Congratulations to all the winners!
The general public is invited to meet the winners and learn the motivations behind each shot in this upcoming WikiAfrica Hour episode. Also check out the quality images and the 50 shortlisted video uploads.

Main international prizes

Africa Environment Prizes

View all the videos from the Winning Special collection

More information about the process

The international prizes :


  • 1st prize: US$2000
  • 2nd prize: US$1500
  • 3rd prize: US$1000

Media (Video, Audio, Graphics, Photo Essays):

  • Best audio : US$ 750
  • Best video prize : US$ 1,000
  • Africa Environment Video Prize: Best video representation of the impact of climate change : US$ 2,000
  • Africa Environment Special Collection Prize: Best collections of images showing the impact of climate change : US$ 500

The photo contest entries were reviewed first by a volunteer team of Wiki Loves Africa first reviewers, and then by a jury panel of 11 photographic experts from around the world. The international jury made up of professional photographers and Wikimedia Commonists identified the top 3 international winners.

The Best Video and Special Collections prize were selected by a video jury consisting of 5 media professionals from around Africa.

The Best Audio was selected by the international organizing team after a listening process was conducted.

National winners

For all national winners of the Wiki Loves Africa 2023 contest, see Commons:Wiki Loves Africa 2023/National winners

2023 Partners and Community Organisers


Community Organising Partners

Community Organising Partners without logos
Planning Wikimedia Community User Group Burundi • Campus Photo Festival (Nigeria) • Congo Brazaville • Wikimedia Community User Group KenyaWiki For Senior Citizens Network (Nigeria)