President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined Twitter in August 2010 and has become the most followed African leader on Twitter. The activity of the account markedly increased before the presidential elections in March 2013. The account chronicles the president’s meetings and visits including several pictures in each tweet. His most retweeted tweet was sent on 3 March 2014, congratulating Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o on her Oscar win. Kenyatta's account is quite conversational and it has a prefect mix of 22% retweets, 21% @replies and 31% @mentions of other users, namely Deputy President @WilliamsRuto and Rwanda's President @PaulKagame.
Tweet analytics (as of June 2014)
|Most mentioned||@WilliamsRuto (54), @coldtusker (53), @gina_din (24), @PaulKagame (17), @Projectnetbook (12), @UKenyatta (12), @TeamUhuru (12), @EvansApollos (10), @alykhansatchu (10), @SokoAnalyst (8).|
Thank you to all of my supporters for all of the constant support that you have shown to me. God bless you all and God bless Kenya!— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) September 9, 2010