Nigerians Third Top Tweeters in Africa, How Africa Tweets Reveals – New Research


South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria are most active tweeting countries in Africa

South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and Morocco lead Tweeting on the continent

Young people Tweeting from mobile devices are driving the growth of Twitter in Africa, according to How Africa Tweets, new research launched by Portland in Nairobi today.

In the first ever attempt to comprehensively map the use of Twitter in Africa, Portland and Tweetminster analysed over 11.5 million geo-located Tweets originating on the continent during the last three months of 2011. This pan-African analysis of Twitter traffic was complemented by a survey of 500 of Africa’s most active Tweeters.

How Africa Tweets found that: (more…)