Mali

Mali’s presidential Twitter account became an important news source during the coup attempt in 2012. On 21 March 2012 the president’s Twitter scribe denied the coup attempt tweeting that: “There is no coup in Mali, just a mutiny in the garrison of Kati” The Twitter account went silent for three weeks during the power struggle.

First tweet

Translation: Join the Official Fan PAGE! http://fb.me/1alxt1JAH

First tweet

Translation: The Head of State of #Mali receives the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the UN in West Africa http://t.co/vzjI87Xg