BotswanaShare on Twitter
The Twitter feed of the government of Botswana was set up on 20 September 2011, but went silent two months later. It was rekindled in July 2012.
Peer connections (as of 1 July 2013)
- follows unilaterally (5)
- followed unilaterally by (1)
- follows mutually (0)
“The Government of Botswana is now on Facebook and Twitter for better and efficient communication with the Nation, your thoughts.” that was the first tweet sent on 20 September 2011. After a ten months hiatus the government in Gabarone re-started the account and tweets on average 1.48 times per day mainly reposting news from its Facebook page. The team is fairly reactive and @replies in 22% of its tweets. The most popular tweet was the announcement that: “Reports that bars will be closed over the festive season are unfounded. A press release that stipulates operating hours will be issued soon” sent on 12 November 2012 and retweeted 92 times.
Tweet analytics (as of 1 July 2013)
|% Tweets retweeted:||63%|
|Total of retweets:||2747|
|@BonniBotswana (18), @AobakweRK (9), @BWGovernment (6), @Chanelbluee (6), @LindelwaR (6),|