AfroCuration campaign/Online events

ALITFEST 2020 ContestEdit

The AfroCuration campaign is collaborating with the Abuja Literary Society in the 2020 edition of the Abuja Literary + Arts Festival 2020 to promote the use of indigenous language in writing. ALitFest20 which is themed The Art of Empathy will mark the 3rd edition of the festival. For this edition, the Festival welcomes wider participation to the growing literary community in Africa by going virtual.

To bridge the gender, the Afrocuration Campaign Team is collaborating with the Abuja Literary Society to organize a contest that would primarily focus on bridging the contents gap on the Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo language Wikipedia.

Project Time-Lines/ Work PlanEdit

Activities Specific Activities Time Lines Expected Outcomes Remarks
Launching
  • Launching of the contest after the panel discussion
  • Collation of Resources Release of content under CCBYSA)
  • Registration of participants on and off-wiki.
  • Social media engagement eg Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc
13th -15th August 2020 Participants are expected to visit the project landing page, sign up and follow the instruction for participation, ask questions where necessary
Live Training
  • Basic Wikipedia Editing and How to Cite a Wikipedia Article
  • How to translate an article
  • Wikimedia Commons: Licenses and the Use of Freely Licensed Images on Wikipedia
  • Work-Flow of Creating Wikipedia page
Training days announcement: 17th Aug. Training in Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo languages on how to contribute to Wikipedia
Competition starts

Participants select any topic of their interest on the table below and translate them into their preferred languages

22nd Aug. 2020
Final entries Contributions would be accepted until 11:59 PM WAT 4th Sept. 2020 5th Sept. 2020
Winners announcement Jury would review the contributions and recommend winners for prizes 12th Sept. 2020

How to participateEdit

Are you a native speaker of Yoruba, Hausa, or Igbo language or you have a strong background in the Yoruba language and you would like to participate in this contest?

 Sign in or Create a New Account on Wikipedia (you can create your account on any language Wikipedia including your own language).

  Select from the list of articles proposed below and translate it to your preferred language(s).

  You may also participate by creating new articles for quality photos.

Register your nameEdit

  1. T CellsTalk 12:47, 8 August 2020 (UTC)
  2. Àgbàlagbà TC 6:09, 15 August 2020 (UTC)
  3. Kaizenify (talk) 13:42, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

Resources for Self-pace Training Edit


Video Gallery for the Webinar sessionsEdit

Proposed articlesEdit

Articles Yoruba Hausa Igbo Notes
We Are One: A Global Film Festival
Greetings from Isolation
We Are One: A Global Film Festival
Famines related to the COVID-19 pandemic
Immunity passport
Better Days (OneRepublic song)
Pandemic predictions and preparations prior to the COVID-19 pandemic
Love in the Time of Corona
COVID-19 Tree of Peace
Workplace hazard controls for COVID-19
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the food industry
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sports
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on association football
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cricket
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on motorsport
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts and cultural heritage
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the performing arts
The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen
Artist Relief
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on journalism
Media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic
Misinformation related to the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on television
Coronavirus, Explained
Decoding COVID-19
Lockdown (2020 TV series)
Love in the Time of Corona
Pandemic: What You Need To Know
Saving Our Selves
Together at Home
Some Good News
Saving Our Selves
Gemma Collins: Diva on Lockdown
The Big Night In
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cinema
List of films impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the military
COVID-19 pandemic on Charles de Gaulle
COVID-19 pandemic in Akrotiri and Dhekelia
COVID-19 pandemic in the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base
COVID-19 pandemic on USS Theodore Roosevelt
COVID-19 pandemic on naval ships
Withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq (2020)
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism
COVID-19 pandemic on cruise ships
International non-essential travel
Travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the music industry
When Life Is Good Again
We Heal As One
Lockdown Blues
Bored In the House
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on politics
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international relations
2020 United States anti-lockdown protests
Protests over responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cannabis industry
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children
COVID-19 recession
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on The Walt Disney Company
Economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the environment
List of events affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fashion industry
Financial market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Gendered impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Hajj
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on other health issues
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare workers
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospitals
July Jobs Stimulus
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the LGBT community
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on long-term care facilities
Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on prisons
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on religion
Retail apocalypse
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on science and technology
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on science and technology
Social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
2020 stock market crash
Strikes during the COVID-19 pandemic
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic violence
List of incidents of xenophobia and racism related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Other proposed articlesEdit