Stories about @DigiAfricanLang
Dr. Taofeeq Adebayo is breaking entrenched language barriers and the digital divide by teaching scientific and technological concepts in Yoruba through digital platforms.
Digital activist discusses why native Yoruba speakers should embrace their Indigenous language in online spaces
Many people are beginning to forget all the rich cultural and historical aspects of Yoruba. If the language is to thrive, its culture and identity must be visible.
Surajo Teete is hosting the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account from August 3–9, 2023, covering his work around the Fulfulde language, native to Western Africa.
Franca Umasoye Igwe is hosting the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account from July 6-12, 2023, sharing invaluable perspectives on the Ekpeye language in Nigeria.
Toroga Denver is hosting the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account from June 29-July 5, 2023, sharing invaluable perspectives on the Khoikhoi language of South Africa.
Faisal Ali, a Wikimedia volunteer known as DaSupremo, has helped launch the Ghanaian Pidgin Wikipedia in an effort to preserve language diversity online and offline.
Oratile Olivia Gabaphethe is hosting the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account from June 15-21, 2023, sharing with us her work with the Setswana language through short films and other media.
Siki Dlanga is hosting the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account from June 1-7, 2023, covering her work around indigenous languages of South Africa.
Discover the efforts of Mohammed Kamal-Deen Fuseini, a language digital activist committed to promoting indigenous languages in Ghana. Through Wikimedia projects, he champions the visibility of the Gurene language in digital realms.
The Ghanaian Wikimedia Languages Meet-up will bring together diverse communities to celebrate linguistic diversity, foster collaboration, and promote inclusivity in Ghana's Wikimedia ecosystem, with a focus on decolonizing the internet through local content.
Ọpẹ́yẹmí Adémọ́lá is a project manager in the language industry. A native speaker of Yoruba, he also works as a content developer for Nigerian language learning platform Sorolingo.
As the executive director of the Moore Wikimedia Community, Alhassan is providing Moore with a digital platform that exists in the face of dominating Western media and languages.
Surajo Teete's is motivated to digitize languages like Fulfulde in order to circumvent the geographic and political boundaries that limit us.