There is more content on “Wikipedia” about France than about all the states of Africa combined. The WikiAfrica Education initiative aims to counter that. Adama Sanneh, co-founder and CEO of the Moleskine Foundation, the organisation which founded this initiative, discusses the importance of adding African languages and histories to online databases and the global discourse.

In Focus: New approaches to museology

“By working together, we were able to get such documents translated into languages we could understand, making our work a lot easier. At the same time, our German colleagues, who previously had less knowledge about the cultural significance of the Kenyan collections in their museums, now have a better understanding of the objects, what they mean to the communities of origin, how they were made and what they were used for.“

George Juma Ondeng’ from the National Museums of Kenya, more in the article “Advantages for both sides”

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