Jakaya Kikwete, the President of Tanzania started tweeting on 8 April 2011. His Twitter account has been verified as genuine and remains very active with an average of 2.52 tweets a day.
Peer connections (as of 1 July 2012)
- follows unilaterally (0)
- followed unilaterally by (3)
- follows mutually (0)
Jakaya Kikwete loves to engage with his followers, creating healthy debates and wishing them luck. Three quarters of his tweets are actually @replies to his followers. The President also tweets words of wisdom, current events and links to articles or websites relevant to Tanzania. The President tweets mainly in English but also a few times in Swahili. He only follows two others on the site: January Makamba (Deputy Minister of Communication, Science & Technology), and the citizen-centered initiative Twaweza.
Tweet analytics (as of 1 July 2012)
|% Tweets retweeted:||40%|
|Total of retweets:||3,024|
|@lifeofmshaba (34), @YerickoNyerere (30), @Ronaldlovechild (17), @AnnieTANZANIA (15), @Chahali (15).|