Burkina Faso

Twitter accounts were set up for Burkina Faso’s interim leaders but both the President’s and the Prime Minister’s accounts are dormant since November 2014.

Tweets from Burkina Faso leaders

President of Burkina Faso Michel kafando

@MichelKafando, Burkina Faso’s former ambassador to the United Nations was chosen as transitional president after the ouster of Blaise Compaoré in November 2014. His Twitter account was set up on 17 November 2014 but he has only sent one tweet on 20 November 2014. @MichelKafando is not yet well connected to his peers, mutually following only one other world leader, namely @VladaRH.

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Michel kafando

@MichelKafando

Office of the Interim President | Michel kafando | #Ouagadougou | #BurkinaFaso | #ECOWAS | #Africa

Peer connections (as of April 2015)

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Tweets:1
Following:6
Followers:173
Joined Twitter: 11/17/2014
Language: English
Status: Dormant since 20.11.2015
Tweets/day: 0.01
Mentions/Tweet: 2.00
Tweets retweeted: 100%
Most mentioned @EUatUN (1), @StateDept (1).
Average of retweets 3

First tweet

Prime Minister of Burkina Faso Lt-COL Isaac Y. Zida

Burkina-Faso's interim prime minister, Lieutenant Colonel Yacouba Isaac Zida set up his Twitter account on 1 November 2014, a day after ousting former president Blaise Compaoré (@PF_Compaore). In his seven tweets sent so far @isaacyzida promised that the military was “NOT here to usurp power NOR to sit in place and run the country”, promising “A unity govt will be installed to oversee a political transition.”

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Lt-COL Isaac Y. Zida

@isaacyzida

Office of the Interim Prime Minister | Colonel Isaac Yacouba Zida | Ouagadougou | Burkina Faso #Ouagadougou | #BurkinaFaso | #ECOWAS | #Africa

Peer connections (as of April 2015)

  • follows unilaterally (0)
  • followed unilaterally by (0)
  • follows mutually (0)

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Tweets:8
Following:18
Followers:1,097
Joined Twitter: 11/01/2014
Language: English
Status: Dormant since 20.11.2015
Tweets/day: 0.06
Retweets:
Mentions/Tweet: 0.50
Replies/Tweet: 0.13
Tweets retweeted: 100%
Most mentioned @MichelKafando (3), @StateDept (1).
Average of retweets 35

First tweet