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Afripedia: Wikipedia with Offline Access for Francophone Africa

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Citizen Media, Development, Digital Activism, Education, Media & Journalism, Technology
Logo du projet Afripedia [1]

Logo of the Afripedia project, a project to provide offline access to wikimedia projects for Francophone Africa;  CC license-3.0

Cyriac Gbogou reports that [2] [fr] Afripedia [3], a project spearheaded by Wikimedia France [4], l’Institut français [5], l’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie [6] and Kiwix [7] strives to promote digital development by giving offline access to wikimedia projects, including wikipedia and providing digital training to young people in francophone africa.