AfriGeneas Africa Research Forum
WikiAfrica is a collaborative and international project promoted by lettera27 and designed to africanize Wikipedia through networks,research, publications and events.
WikiAfrica contributes to Wikimediaprojects online and offline with texts, quotes, images, audio and video. WikiAfrica supports access to information and the sharing and conservation of knowledge. WikiAfrica considers Wikimedia projects as an extended, international forum, capable of giving Africa a larger voice and greater visibility. "La Palabre is precious, because in the after life there is none." So says a proverb from Mali, emphasizing the importance of dialogue, verbal exchange, socialization, and mediation. It is in this spirit that WikiAfrica wishes to operate, helping to expand and improve information available about Africa online.
WikiAfrica creates networks,involves users, facilitates the participation and access to Wikimedia projects, as well as providing analytical and exploratory tools and instruments, generating new content and investigations, gathering funds for scholarships, and supporting present and active resources in theterritories covered by the initiative. In order to achieve its goals, the WikiAfrica program is structured in areas of intervention and it can befound online on WikiAfrica.org, where you can watch the project unfold and see its results.