Pakistan has threatened to ban Wikipedia if it does not remove "blasphemous content" from its website by Friday, the latest censorship warning in the deeply conservative country. Social media giants Facebook and YouTube have been blocked in the past over content deemed blasphemous, a hugely sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)…
To promote, preserve and protect the Yoruba history, language and culture, the world’s largest online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, has started a partnership with the International Centre for Yoruba Arts
18 Jul 2021
RMD and Rolonda Rochelle are living proof that ageing gracefully is one of life's best beauties. These people are testimonials to the fact that having good health is amazing. Sometimes, we cannot help but ask, "What is the secret to a great and fit shape, and multiple energy at that age?" and we know you…
2 Feb 2021
Wikipedia on Tuesday unveiled a "universal code of conduct" aimed at stemming abuse, misinformation and manipulation on the global online encyclopedia.
15 Jan 2021
Wikipedia celebrates its 20th anniversary on Friday and the collaborative, volunteer-produced internet encyclopedia aims to spend the next 20 years further expanding free access to information.
14 Jan 2021
Twitter and Facebook repeatedly mishandled Donald Trump as he pushed baseless claims, including his assertion that US presidential election he lost was rigged, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told AFP.
7 Sep 2019
Popular online reference website Wikipedia went down in several countries after the website was targeted by what it described as a "malicious attack".
2 Dec 2018
According to Wikipedia, “An Achilles’ heel is a weakness in spite of overall strength, which can lead to downfall. While the mythological origin refers to a physical vulnerability, idiomatic references to other attributes or qualities that can lead to downfall are common.” Discouragement is one weapon Satan uses to neutralise a leader. Not even Moses,…
14 Mar 2018
YouTube has announced that videos that focus on conspiracy theories will now link to a snippet of information on the topic from Wikipedia. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki spoke about the new feature during a session Tuesday at South by Southwest with the editor-in-chief of Wired, Nicholas Thompson. She said, "This has been a year of…
The Storyteller's Review Of Chude Jideonwo's Review of Anakle's 'Things Come Together' Ad For Wikipedia
23 Oct 2017
After Chude Jideonwo’s thoughtful review of Anakle’s work with Wikipedia on the “Things Come Together” short film/ad, my dear friend Saratu Abiola’s advice was that I write a ‘director’s cut’ for how the film came to be. I am usually reluctant to do this kind of thing, but I am learning to take advice, so…
20 Oct 2017
Wikipedia, the self-acclaimed world's largest repository of knowledge, recently put out two promotional video adverts featuring veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie and kid comedian Emmanuella in a bid to increase its usage. The videos are compelling in that they see Wikipedia selling its service, yet giving voice to African creatives to tell and reimagine their…
29 Apr 2017
Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, an internet monitoring group said, but it was not clear why the ban had been imposed.