How Africa Tweets

Three of Africa's top five tweeting capitals are in South Africa and two in Egypt, says a new study. Football is the most popular Twitter topic on the continent.

  • Africa:   Who Tweets Most in Africa?

    allAfrica, 12 March 2014

    Tweeters in Accra, Cairo, Johannesburg and Nairobi are the most active in their respective regions of the continent, and football is the most popular topic of discussion. Read more »

  • Africa:   Johannesburg Leads Africa in Tweets

    VOA, 12 March 2014

    South Africa's Johannesburg is chatty and concise. According to a new study, the city's metro area averages one geo-tagged tweet every 13 seconds, leading the African continent in… Read more »

  • Africa:   Accra, Cairo, Joburg, Nairobi In Top 10 Tweeters

    Portland, 12 March 2014

    Twitter activity in Africa during the last quarter of 2013 peaked on the day of Nelson Mandela's death, according to How Africa Tweets, a new study analysing Twitter activity on… Read more »


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