Africa Wiki Challenge/Communications

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Africa Wiki Challenge runs from May 23rd to June 30th 2021. Join the Campaign!

Press/Marketing Materials

Below is the press release for the launch of Africa Wiki Challenge. This press release can easily be adapted to feature local details and events.

Press Release

Marketing Materials developed for Africa Wiki Challenge 2021

These are .jpeg files below.

For organisers who may want to print souvenirs like shirts and create their own materials, here's a guide for you below. You are free to experiment and try new things as much as possible but do stay within the colours and guides provided. Interested in downloading the mock up? Find it here

Layout Design for AWC Shirt

Logo colours

R0, G0, B0
C91, M79, Y62, K97

R209, G55, B45
C11, M89, Y85, K2

R255, G210, B 69
C0, M18, Y79, K0

Social media guidelines

It is exciting to get support for the Africa Wiki Challenge. Go ahead and show people what is happening with the competition in your country! We would love your support wherever possible! Here are some ways you can do just that: Keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds and share our posts. The more organic reach we get the more we will be rewarded with views. So every share counts.

Follow us on our socials.

Follow us on Twitter!

Follow us on Facebook!

Follow us on Instagram!

Join our messaging platforms so you never miss a thing.

Join the Telegram Page for Organisers

Join the Telegram Page for Participants

Join our General Whatsapp Group


Comment and tag on the comments of a post. Any words of encouragement or tagging a friend or organization on the comments feed will also help Africa Wiki Challenge to be seen by more people, more often.


We realise you may want to personalize your call to enter or mention your own events happening locally, but please make sure you note the following:

  1. use the contest colour pallette above
  2. Include the hashtag #africawikichallenge on all your posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  3. When writing a post about a local event, please include the location or country in your post (this can be done straight away or as a hashtag) – this will cause less confusion when people repost or share your post with their individual accounts
  4. Be sure to include these bits of info – not necessarily all at once but over a few posts.
  5. The competition is open to Africans, everywhere. Content should relate to the subject matter Landmarks in Africa.
  6. You can enter as many times as you like
  7. All content entered is subject to a Creative Commons licence
  8. The competition runs from 23rd May-30th June, 2021.

Please use the hashtags

  • #AWC21
  • #LandmarksInAfrica
  • #AWC21[your country] i.e. #AWC2021Ghana

Please seriously consider adding cautionary hashtags to make sure people do not put themselves at risk to get the photographs, videos or any other content. Consider using these hashtags:

  • #StaySafe
  • #BeCautious
  • #WearAMask

Design and photographic manipulation tools

If you wish to create your own branding, please consider using the following design tools. Many of the applications listed below require specialist knowledge of design and photographic principles. Inkscape is free and open source. However there are many other platforms that can help you if you are new to communications and design, especially these non-open source platforms.

They are not open source, but many have a free 'plan' that allows limited functionality:

Please note: the following is a list of (mostly) open source options. While many of these products are exceptional we do not recommend or endorse one over another. Always be careful when downloading software.

Photographic manipulation

Design creation and manipulation


Find all links related to this contest and our socials here.