President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete
Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete is one of the most conversational world leaders on Twitter as almost two thirds of his tweets are @replies to his followers, often simple ‘thank yous’ for their comments and compliments. Jakaya Kikwete tweets in English and Swahili and sends on average one tweet per day. Eight percent of his tweets are retweets, often of Foreign Minister @BernardMembe and Deputy Minister of Communications @JMakamba. President Kikwete’s account was verified by Twitter but he is not the best connected, only following eight people including his foreign minister but no other world leader.
Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)
|Most mentioned||@lifeofmshaba (34), @YerickoNyerere (31), @Ronaldlovechild (18), @Chahali (16), @AnnieTANZANIA (15), @MissGeorgios (14), @kaseko (14), @Benjamin_Masige (14), @FoundationJM (13), @calestous (13).|
|Average of retweets||25|
Mchakato wa kuhuisha Katiba ni muhimu sana kwa mustakabali wa taifa letu.Kila mmoja ajitahidi kushiriki kutoa maoni yake kadri inavyofaa.— Jakaya Kikwete (@jmkikwete) April 8, 2011
Most popular tweet
Mioyo yetu iko pamoja na watu wa Kenya katika tukio la mashumbulizi kwenye eneo la West Gate. Ni tukio la kusikitisha na kukasirisha sana.— Jakaya Kikwete (@jmkikwete) September 23, 2013