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  1. Raising awareness for Wikipedia in Nigeria

    A discussion with Sam Oyeyele, Eyitayo Alimi, Olushola Olaniyan, Blossom Ozurumba, and Kayode Yussuf.... Read more

  2. Bashkir becomes the first language collated inside MediaWiki

    Are the names of articles in the wiki in your language shown in the correct alphabetical order? If not, perhaps you can now fix this similarly to how it was done for the Bashkir language.... Read more

  3. Odisha becomes first state government in India to release its social media under a free license

    Following a request by the Odia Wikipedia community, eight of the government of Odisha’s social media channels have been freely licensed, allowing individuals to use their content with minimal restrictions.... Read more

  4. Wiki Loves Archives: Citizen participation helps rescue damaged archival resources

    At Wikimania Montreal last month, BAnQ and Wikimedia Canada invited Montrealers to digitize iconographic archives in peril. Photographic negatives dating back to the beginning of the century were rapidly oxidizing, and the digitization of these archives was urgent. One hundred volunteers came to the rescue of these memories of Quebec.... Read more

  5. Exploring Wikimedia’s gender gap with six contributors from Scandinavia

    Wikipedia aims to offer the sum of all knowledge, but whose knowledge is it? ... Read more

  6. Community digest: Wikimedia Israel celebrates tenth anniversary; first veloexpedition in Macedonia; news in brief

    Wikimedia Israel marked its tenth anniversary with an award ceremony to honor organizations and individuals promoting open knowledge in the country; In Macedonia, Wikipedians mixed fun with knowledge sharing in their first ‘veloexpeditions’. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates about new features on Wikimedia projects, Wikidatacon, competition in Srpska and mor... Read more

  7. Pranayraj Vangari has written a new Wikipedia article every day for the last year

    Today, Pranayraj Vangari concluded a 365-day challenge where he created a new article on the Telugu Wikipedia every day for the past year, including on his wedding day and busy work days.... Read more

  8. Natacha Rault: Taking a feminist approach to Wikipedia’s gender gap

    Natacha Rault browsed Wikipedia frequently but never hit the ‘edit’ button until she learned about Wikipedia’s gender gap. ... Read more

  9. A ‘couple’ of Telugu-language Wikimedians: T Sujatha and Sri Ramamurthy

    T Sujatha started, Sri Ramamurthy joined, and now both contribute to Telugu-language Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  10. How we encouraged people to freely license their solar eclipse photos for the future

    The recent total solar eclipse captured the imagination of millions. We hoped to get people to share that wonder and joy through freely licensed imagery on Wikimedia Commons—and as it turns out, we only had to ask.... Read more