Burkina Faso

The Twitter account for the President of Burkina-Faso was established on 25 April 2012 and makes an extensive use of pictures in almost all of its tweets. Foreign Minister Djibril Bassolé has a Twitter account @DBassol which is inactive.

President of Burkina Faso Blaise Compaore

The President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore joined Twitter on 11 January 2014, but the account went dormant twelve days and 46 tweets later. The tweets are mainly quotes from his speeches and all written in French. The account also posts pictures of his bilateral meetings and activities. Several tweets were signed BC but it is not clear whether he wrote them personally. He has only responded once to a journalist and his last tweet was sent on 23 January 2014.

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Blaise Compaore

@PF_Compaore

Compte Officiel du Président du Burkina Faso

Tweet analytics (as of June 2014)

Tweets:46
Following:14
Followers:10,473
Joined Twitter: 01/02/2014
Language: French
Status: Dormant since 23.01.2014
Tweets/day: 0.32
Retweets: 15%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.02
Replies/Tweet: 0.02
Tweets retweeted: 85%
Most mentioned @hondjo1 (1).

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First tweet

Translation: I've decided to try. I understand and cultivate the duty of proximity . Our obejective is to extend the necessary

Most popular tweet

Translation: Dear Compatriots, social networks have become over the past years an essential communication tool.

Presidency of Burkina Faso Présidence du Faso

The presidency of Burkina-Faso started its Twitter journey debunking false news about president Blaise Compaore: “President Compaore never demolished any anti-apartheid monument in Burkina-Faso”, they tweeted. The presidency in Ouagadougou chronicles government and bilateral meetings with frequent use of group pictures and handshakes with the president. The tweets are all in French and written by his staff. Its most retweeted tweet was the announcement of Burkina-Faso sending a military contingent of five hundred men to help the situation in Mali, retweeted 45 times.

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Présidence du Faso

@presidence_faso

President du Burkina-Faso

Tweet analytics (as of June 2014)

Tweets:522
Following:3,149
Followers:9,285
Joined Twitter: 04/25/2012
Language: French
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 0.66
Retweets:
Mentions/Tweet: 0.01
Replies/Tweet: 0
Tweets retweeted: 90%
Most mentioned @Hotthierry1 (2), @mokhathi (1), @pacteau (1).

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Translation: A pious thought for the people of Mali! Burkina Faso urgently sent a military contingent of five hundred men.