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

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

Wondering which African Heads of States 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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How Africa achieved the world’s highest growth in Internet users between 2000 and 2017

In Bra Willy's recent monthly feature on SAFM's Media Show he shared insights about the growth of Internet users in Africa between the years 2000 and 2017. This blog expands on the topic. The source of the stats is Internet World Stats.   Internet Users in Africa in 2000   You can find the associated spreadsheet…

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Facebook monthly active users grew by 39% in Africa in 2017

Facebook announced in June that there are now 2 billion monthly active users on this social network site! On the back of this announcement, we analyse the performance of the African continent on Facebook in this post.   Facebook monthly active users in Africa   We analyse Facebook monthly active users in Africa based on two comparative…

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Here’s how we contributed to #SMWLagos 2015

Social Media Week is a BIG calendar event for us at eNitiate. Our founder and CEO - @BraWilly_unLTD - attended Lagos, Mumbai and Chicago since 2013. With 2015's first edition of the event including Lagos (SMWLagos) as one of 7 hosting cities, we got down to business and contributed our social content. [View the story…

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#YTech100 – The highlight of #SMWLagos 2015

YTech100, the most talked about event of 2015 Social Media Week Lagos (SMWLagos), took place last night. Let this carefully curated sample of Instagram and Twitter posts tell the story from beginning to end. [View the story "#YTech100 - The highlight of #SMWLagos2015" on Storify]

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Nigeria’s large economic size is good for Africa

As part of #AfricaCelebrating series, I am writing this piece to express shock at the negative reaction of some South Africans to the news that Nigeria is now officially the biggest economy in Africa. This is news to celebrate by all of South Africa and the continent at large, and not something to frown upon.…

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