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Wikimedia Rwanda, a non-profit organization based in Rwanda ( registered with the Rwandan government as OPEN SOURCE KNOWLEDGE RWANDA) dedicated to advancing Open Knowledge in Rwanda. This involves the creation and improvement of articles on Wikimedia Foundation project websites in Kinyarwanda, English, French, and Swahili. Additionally, the organization invests in projects that educate and train various Rwandan communities about Wikimedia, with a specific emphasis on promoting Kinyarwanda usage

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We promote Open Knowledge in Rwanda

The photo of the day This monument is symbolizes Light, a sign of life, and a memory of the tragedy Rwanda has been into in 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, and that Genocide will never happen again.#Kwibuka30 ... See MoreSee Less
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Quote of the day “As keepers of memory, we cannot accept the distortion of Rwanda’s history which include the genocide.” Yolande Mukagasana#Kwibuka30 For more about her quotes click the following link : en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Yolande_Mukagasana ... See MoreSee Less
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📢 Calling all Wikimedians! 🌍As #Rwanda solemnly marks the 30th commemoration of the #1994 genocide against the Tutsi, we must unite against #misinformation, hate speech, and genocide denial. Our mission as Wikimedians is to uphold truth, accuracy, and empathy in sharing knowledge. Let's stand together to combat these harmful narratives that seek to distort history and perpetuate division.Join our collective effort to:1. Combat Misinformation: Contribute to Wikipedia articles with accurate, verified information about the genocide and its aftermath. Fact-check and reference sources diligently to ensure the integrity of the content.2. Counter Hate Speech Monitor Wikipedia pages and other Wikimedia platforms for any instances of hate speech. Take swift action to remove or revise such content, promoting dialogue and understanding instead.3. Challenge #genocide Denial: Engage in respectful discourse to challenge and correct any denial or distortion of the genocide. Provide reliable sources and verifiable evidence to reaffirm the truth of this tragic chapter in history.Together, let's use our platform to honor the memory of the victims, support survivors, and contribute to a world where truth, reconciliation, and understanding prevail.Join us in making a difference. Together, we can combat misinformation, hate speech, and genocide denial.#wikimediaagainstmisinfo#rwanda30#neveragain#Kwibuka30 ... See MoreSee Less
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A friendly reminder!!!That @wikilovesafrica 2024 is ongoing with the theme #AfricaCreates.Don't miss out on this opportunity to showcase #africa's creativity.Deadline is 30th April 2024 Form more shorturl.at/jHY57 ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know that the flag of Rwanda was adopted on 25 October 2001?The flag has three colours: blue, yellow, and green, The light blue band represents happiness and peace, the yellow band symbolizes economic development, and the green band symbolizes the hope of prosperity. The yellow sun with 24 rays represents enlightenment.For more about the flag of Rwanda read this article: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_R…#DidYouKnow #Rwanda#Rwanda 🇷🇼 🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼 ... See MoreSee Less
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