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[Wikimedia-l] Re: 2023 Afrosport Writing Contest!
Hello everyone,

This is to announce to us that 2023 Afrosport Writing Contest has been
postponed. The contest will now begin 1st of March 2023.

Also, we are seeking volunteer facilitators/jurors from the community.
These volunteers will assist with the Jury Process after the contest and
training participants on how to contribute to the respective African
languages Wikipedia (Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Dagbani, Kinyarwanda and
Swahili). Interested volunteers should please fill out this form

You can visit the project page to learn more about the contest here

Best regards,


Associate, Free Knowledge Africa (FKA).

On Sun, Jan 29, 2023, 08:49 Hopeabby Onuh <> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> Free Knowledge Africa is organising a contest; The 2023 Afrosport Writing
> Contest!
> Afrosport is an African games and sports writing contest on Wikipedia.
> There is a huge content gap on the internet/Wikipedia as regards contents
> on African Sports in English and other Languages.
> This contest aims to bridge the content gap on Wikipedia by writing
> articles about the historical and contemporary African Sports Scene
> focusing on the English Wikipedia and 6 African languages; Wikipedia
> (Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Dagbani, Swahili and Kinyarwanda.)
> If you're interested in promoting sports in your local community, writing
> about the favourite games and sports you grew up playing, translating sport
> related articles on wikipedia to your local languages, or anything related
> to the Sports scene in your country, join us on this exciting venture!
> Come join us on the 15th of February in The Afrosport Writing Contest.
> There are amazing prizes to be won and also there will be training sessions.
> Register here <>
> Visit the project page on Meta
> <>
> to know more about the contest.
> Remember, If we don’t write stories about Africa, who will?
> Best regards,
> Hopeabby
> Associate, Free Knowledge Africa (FKA)