Analytics

Top 18 African Heads of State on Twitter: it’s a mixed bag

Wondering which African Heads of State are big on Twitter in 2017? We have the answer for you in this blog post, where we picked the top 18 based on Twitter followers as at 7 July. We are using old-fashioned spreadsheets to present the results for numbers of  Twitter followers as a constant, compared to…

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Does Arthur Mafokate hurt BrandSA’s social media reputation?

As part of our environ-scan, it came to our attention that Arthur Mafokate - founder of music record label 999 and a trustee at BrandSA - has been accused of assaulting his girlfriend at the beginning of this month. You can read more about the allegation here. The purpose of this blog is not the exploration…

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9 tweets about #AfricaInnovation Conference analytics

Victor Kgomoeswana has taken his passion for spreading the positive message about doing business in Africa to another level, by adding an annual conference property to his "Africa Is Open For Business" company. The company name is rather long, but thankfully it has an acronym - AIOFB. Let's quickly mention 3 big moves linked to…

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The story about Kaizer Chiefs dominance on social media, captured in tweets

Where it all started: Bra Willy's blog post on Kaizer Chiefs dominance on social media that was inspired by a radio interview between the host - Ashraf Garda - and Kaizer Chiefs Corporate Communications Manager on the SAFM Sunday morning slot called The Media Show on 9/11. How is your brand doing on social media? Tell…

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Confirmed: Kaizer Chiefs are BIG on social media

The inspiration for this post I usually spend my Sunday early mornings listening to Ashraf Garda's Mediashow on SAFM, South Africa's second-largest talk radio. Sunday 9/11 was no different, and as luck would have it, the first interview on the show inspired this post. Ashraf interviewed Alpheus Maphosa - the Corporate Communications Manager for Kaizer Chiefs - about…

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Telling The #DEMOAfrica 2016 Story – In Tweet Numbers

#DEMOAfrica 2016 Conference - a platform for worthy startups seeking to attract funders and partners as part of taking their businesses to the next level - was successfully hosted by the City of Johannesburg from the 25th to the 26th of August 2016. This conference has grown from strength to strength since its inauguration in 2012…

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