Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has put the country on the Twitter map frequently tweeting on his personal account and the institutional account of the Foreign Ministry.

Tweets from Ethiopia leaders

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn joined Twitter on 30 May 2011 @HailemariamD when he was Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia. He has only sent four tweets between 30 May 2011 and 7 May 2012 when the account went dormant. His last tweet was sent on 7 May 2012 saying Happy Birthday to former Ethiopian Prime Minister @MelesZenawi. His profile hasn’t been updated either and is still sporting his former position.

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Hailemariam Desalegn

@HailemariamD

Deputy-Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Deputy-Chairman of @EPRDF

Peer connections (as of April 2015)

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Tweets:4
Following:7
Followers:8,107
Joined Twitter: 05/30/2011
Language: English
Status: Dormant since 07.05.2012
Tweets/day: 0.00
Retweets:
Mentions/Tweet: 2.25
Replies/Tweet:
Tweets retweeted: 100%
Most mentioned @MelesZenawi (5), @HailemariamD (1), @calestous (1), @ECA_OFFICIAL (1), @tekeste (1).
Average of retweets 16

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Foreign Minister of Ethiopia Tedros Adhanom

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus signed up to Twitter on 12 September 2010 and is still active on Twitter. The Foreign Minister tweets on average eight times a day in English and sometimes in Amharic. Almost two thirds of his tweets are retweets mainly of the foreign ministry @MFAEthiopia. The account is linked to his Facebook page and automatically tweets when a new post is published. @DrTedros occasionally tweets personal observations and his tweets can be quite engaging and conversational. @DrTedros is mutually following eight other world leaders.

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Tedros Adhanom

@DrTedros

Official Account of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of #Ethiopia. @mfaethiopia To contact me, email: mfa_minister@ethionet.et.

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Tweets:5,615
Following:147
Followers:82,718
Joined Twitter: 09/12/2010
Language: Sundanese/English
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 7.52
Retweets: 64%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.18
Replies/Tweet: 0.09
Tweets retweeted: 29%
Most mentioned @DrTedros (27), @mahlet_t (22), @mfaethiopia (16), @flyethiopian (14), @FrehiwotNG (12), @calestous (12), @ShareThis (11), @Gcoa2014 (10), @DireTube (9), @EthioEmbassyUK (8).
Average of retweets 10

First tweet

Foreign Ministry of Ethiopia Ethiopian Diplomacy

The Ethiopian Foreign Ministry, @mfaethiopia joined Twitter on 26 February 2013 and has been fairly active with more than seven tweets per day. The account provides the latest news and information about the activities of Foreign Minister @DrTedros who is consistenly mentioned in the Twitter feed. The account often tweets from the web but also uses an iPhone to share pictures of his meetings and international summits. It uses on average more than two hashtags in each tweet namely #Ethiopia, #News and #Africa. The Ethiopian Foreign Ministry is well connected mutually following 21 other world leaders.

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Ethiopian Diplomacy

@mfaethiopia

Latest news and information from the official twitter account of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia @mfaethiopia #Ethiopia #InspiringAfricasFuture

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Tweets:6,048
Following:320
Followers:40,019
Joined Twitter: 02/26/2013
Language: Sundanese/English
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 7.62
Retweets: 7%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.67
Replies/Tweet: 0.17
Tweets retweeted: 87%
Most mentioned @DrTedros (1509), @_AfricanUnion (48), @EthioEmbassyUK (40), @UN (33), @Ethiopia_EU (28), @mfaethiopia (28), @yinagerdessie (27), @AmbassadorAbabi (26), @KagutaMuseveni (21), @Ethiopia_UN (21).
Average of retweets 5

First tweet