Stories about @DigiAfricanLang
No one left behind: promoting the Indigenous languages of Ghana
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.
Wikimedian meet-up to celebrate Ghana's linguistic diversity
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 uses educational technology as a learning tool for Yòrúba
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.
Alhassan Alidu is uplifting the Moore language by bringing it online
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.
Translator Surajo Teete believes the Internet is the key to uniting Fulfulde language speakers
Surajo Teete's is motivated to digitize languages like Fulfulde in order to circumvent the geographic and political boundaries that limit us.
Meet Wali Ntumba, a Tshilubà language activist attempting to engage younger generations through digital resources
Through creating online learning materials, Wali hopes to inspire youth to gain confidence in their Tshilubà language skills.
Meet Robert Obiri, a digital strategist working with the Fante dialect
Robert Obiri's work focuses on making the Fante dialect of Ghana more prominent in online spaces.
Umasoye: A language activist who uses technology to make learning Ekpeye fun
Umasoye is a digital language activist from Nigeria that is using media tools to make the preservation and teaching of the Ekpeye language fun and engaging for younger generations.
Q&A with Cynthia Amoaba and her work with natural language processing in Ghana
Through her work with the initiative Ghana Natural Language Processing, Cynthia Amoaba has strived to increase the presence of Ghanaian languages in digital spaces.
Meet Alhassan Mohammed Awal, Dagbani language activist
From Ghana, Alhassan Mohammed Awal has been working to share knowledge in his native language of Dagbani through Wikimedia projects.
Meet Daniel Abugre Anyorigya, Gurene language activist
From Ghana, Daniel Abugre Anyorigya has been working to share knowledge in his native language of Gurene through Wikimedia projects.
Meet El Hadji Ibrahima DIAGO, Wolof language activist
From Senegal, El Hadji Ibrahima DIAGO has created a podcast to explore the intersection of the Wolof language and tech.
Meet Lucy Chinyeaka Iwuala, Igbo indigenous language activist
From Nigeria, Lucy Chinyeaka Iwuala has been working to promote the Igbo language by sharing knowledge in digital platforms such as Wikipedia.