The following Twitter list is based on 3 key metrics: Popularity (measured by the number of Retweets and Likes users get), Reach (measured by the size of their audience), and Relevance (measured by the relevancy of their content).
Twitter users are ranked in increasing order of importance, just to make sure you read it until the very end (GOOD LUCK, hope you make it)! 😉
Enjoy and drop us a comment to share your favourite Africa influencers!
100. Jeffrey Gettleman (@gettleman)
East Africa bureau chief for The New York Times, Pulitzer winner in 2012.
Corruption & national security hopelessly entangled in Kenya. Police chief uses rescue plane to fly around family. http://t.co/aRb8SFRMuy
— Jeffrey Gettleman (@gettleman) April 15, 2015
99. Africa24 Media (@a24media)
Africa 24 produces compelling content that makes people want to peek, or gawk, or listen up. Our video creates emotion. Our shows make you think.
Nairobi is Africa's green city under the sun #IAMAFRICA
— Africa24 Media (@a24media) May 12, 2015
98. Scapegoat (@andiMakinana)
Parliament Reporter for @City_Press. Yin’ indaba, niqalelani ndingakafiki?
Minister Dlamini: "To those who say social assistance is not sustainable; is poverty sustainable?" House went quiet #parlydebate
— Scapegoat (@andiMakinana) May 12, 2015
97. Africa Check (@AfricaCheck)
Africa’s first independent fact-checking website, using journalistic skills to hold leaders to account.
The African Fact Checking Awards 2015 for reporters who expose myths & untruths are open. €4000 in prizes. To enter: http://t.co/flY83cKd8C
— Africa Check (@AfricaCheck) May 12, 2015
96. James Copnall (@JamesCopnall)
Author, A Poisonous Thorn in our Hearts, on #Sudan, #SouthSudan. Ex- BBC Sudans correspondent. Journalist. Editor, Making Sense of the Sudans.
— James Copnall (@JamesCopnall) April 28, 2015
95. Online Africa (@oafrica)
Tracks and supports Africa’s Internet progress. Mobile too. Loves data. Doesn’t take bandwidth for granted.
Morocco passes 10 million internet user milestone (61% increase from last year) http://t.co/IzzdzIh8GD
— Online Africa (@oafrica) May 11, 2015
94. Patrick Ngowi (@PatrickNgowi)
The Youth in Africa hold the key to unlocking the Africa we want and increasingly talk about; it's time to act: support and invest in #Youth
— Patrick Ngowi (@PatrickNgowi) October 15, 2014
93. DOS African Affairs (@StateAfrica)
Updates by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of African Affairs on U.S.-Africa foreign policy.
— DOS African Affairs (@StateAfrica) May 6, 2015
92. MoadowAJE (@Moadow)
Senior Al Jazeera Correspondent. All views here are my own.
#KTNBottomline What North East Kenya needs is not positive media coverage but adequate media attention.
— MoadowAJE (@Moadow) August 9, 2014
91. Brendan Boyle (@BrendanSAfrica)
South African researcher, reporter, editor, analyst and commentator on politics, the economy and land rights.
— Brendan Boyle (@BrendanSAfrica) May 11, 2015
90. City of Tshwane (@CityTshwane)
Welcome to the City of Tshwane, an African City of excellence, the seat of South African government and the capital city of the rainbow nation.
#TshwaneTourism offers attractions like the Union Buildings, the statue of Nelson Mandela & the purple-hued jacarandas in the spring-time.
— City of Tshwane (@CityTshwane) May 12, 2015
89. VISI Magazine (@VISI_Mag)
South Africa’s premium decor, design and architecture magazine.
— VISI Magazine (@VISI_Mag) May 10, 2015
88. andBeyond (@andBeyondSafari)
andBeyond designs personalised safaris and tours in Africa and South Asia, owning 33 luxury safari lodges in top wildlife destinations.
— andBeyond (@andBeyondSafari) May 12, 2015
87. This Is Africa (@ThisIsAfricaTIA)
This Is Africa – Life, music, sounds and colour from the streets of urban Africa.
— This Is Africa (@ThisIsAfricaTIA) May 8, 2015
86. Sarah Carter (@sarzss)
CBS News Johannesburg Bureau Chief; investigator. Canadian working for Americans hired out of UK based in South Africa!
— Sarah Carter (@sarzss) April 22, 2015
85. The EIU Africa team (@TheEIU_Africa)
Official tweets from the Economist Intelligence Unit’s team of analysts, giving our take on what’s happening in Africa. Journalists: get in touch for comment.
— The EIU Africa team (@TheEIU_Africa) May 1, 2015
84. Investing In Africa (@InvestInAfrica)
Info and analysis for Africa investors.
Africa’s 2014 private equity deals hit record $8 billion http://t.co/1XQDDgDNBn
— Investing In Africa (@InvestInAfrica) May 11, 2015
83. Barry Malone (@malonebarry)
Online editor, Al Jazeera English | Used to wander east Africa and other places for Reuters | Tweet international news nuggets, occasional nonsense | Irish.
— Barry Malone (@malonebarry) May 12, 2015
82. ARTsouthAFRICA (@artsouthafrica)
Showcasing contemporary art, design and popular culture from Africa, for Africa, by Africa!
Long-term collaborator with David Krut Projects, Diane Victor, has been selected to participate in the South… http://t.co/EuzcO3FJoW
— ARTsouthAFRICA (@artsouthafrica) April 24, 2015
81. Kahn Morbee (@KahnMorbee)
Singer/Songwriter – @parlotones and muchlovekahn.
— Kahn Morbee (@KahnMorbee) May 5, 2015
80. Jamal Osman (@JamalMOsman)
Multi award-winning African journalist and filmmaker, based in London. I work with ITN/Channel 4 News (UK).
— Jamal Osman (@JamalMOsman) May 13, 2015
79. iamsuede™ (@iamsuede)
Writer http://Ebony.com International Correspondent MetroFM Senior Television Producer POP LIFE IG: iamsuede Email: email@example.com.
The easiest way to control people is for them to demand that you control them.
— iamsuede™ (@iamsuede) May 13, 2015
78. Mike Stopforth (@mikestopforth)
CEO at @cerebra. Author of #BrandSchizo. Speaker. Proud South African. Download free eBooks at http://www.cerebra.co.za/resources. Don’t be kak.
— Mike Stopforth (@mikestopforth) April 23, 2015
77. Equal Education (@equal_education)
A movement striving for quality and equality in South Africa’s education system through analysis and activism. Every generation has its struggle #fixourschools.
Nearly 70% of students do not have soap in their schools and more than 40% do not have any access to toilet paper or sanitary pads.
— Equal Education (@equal_education) May 13, 2015
76. Tristan McConnell (@t_mcconnell)
Foreign correspondent | Photographer.
— Tristan McConnell (@t_mcconnell) May 13, 2015
75. Kate Forbes (@forbeesta)
Emmy win for reportage from CAR. Senior producer, BBC News. Writing and photography at http://www.bbc.com/news (Retweets are not endorsements).
— Kate Forbes (@forbeesta) May 15, 2015
74. Vanessa Raphaely (@hurricanevaness)
Ex-Content Director of @CosmopolitanSA, @marieclaire_sa @HouseLeisureSA, @GoodHouseSA. Now sitting under a tree. Scheming.
— Vanessa Raphaely (@hurricanevaness) April 4, 2015
73. Karen Allen (@BBCKarenAllen)
BBC Foreign Correspondent covering Africa and Afghanistan. Views my own.
Anti xenophobia march – placards welcome foreigners to SA pic.twitter.com/bCEKBZDsiP
— Karen Allen (@BBCKarenAllen) April 23, 2015
72. Jax Panik (@jaxpanik)
Oddball collective. Hit makers. Controlling minds with music. Who is Jax Panik?
Whoaa.. One step at a time 😀 https://t.co/VEVxu1Oib1
— Jax Panik (@jaxpanik) April 29, 2015
71. This Is Africa (@thisisafrica)
Publication from the Financial Times Ltd, seeks to examine African business and politics in a global context.
— This Is Africa (@thisisafrica) May 10, 2015
70. Audi South Africa (@audisouthafrica)
This is the official Twitter account of Audi South Africa. Find out about our latest news, projects, car launches, shows, special offers & competitions.
— Audi South Africa (@audisouthafrica) May 5, 2015
69. ONE (@ONEinAfrica)
The @ONEcampaign Africa organisation taking action to end extreme poverty, AIDS & preventable diseases, expand agriculture and demand greater transparency.
— ONE (@ONEinAfrica) May 11, 2015
68. Hamza Mohamed (@Hamza_Africa)
Al Jazeera English Journalist | Ex BBC | Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa | Chelsea fan | RTs / MTs not endorsement.
— Hamza Mohamed (@Hamza_Africa) May 13, 2015
67. drew hinshaw (@drewfhinshaw)
Throwing one-man 1990s R&B dance parties in the hotel room, when I’m not covering West Africa for The Wall Street Journal. Reach out: Drew.Hinshaw@dowjones.com.
The accelerator in my taxi has broken. So the driver has tied a string out the window to something under the hood. To go faster, he pulls.
— drew hinshaw (@drewfhinshaw) May 3, 2015
66. Rebecca Enonchong (@africatechie)
African Tech Entrepreneur. Founder & CEO @AppsTech. Board member @ActivSpaces @VC4Africa cofounder @CameroonAngels @ABANAngels.
Solar offers huge opportunities to African startups http://t.co/83ewGGdZ2d
— Rebecca Enonchong (@africatechie) May 9, 2015
65. marais (@cx73)
Architect | Sportsman | Looking for the next exciting challenge…
— marais (@cx73) May 9, 2015
64. George Ayittey (@ayittey)
Native of Ghana, Economics Professor, Author and President, Free Africa Foundation, in Washington, DC.
“Oh dear, let me finish my Nkandla Style, first. It is another Coconut Boogie! http://t.co/vrem13FmMW 2/2
— George Ayittey (@ayittey) May 12, 2015
63. Mercedes-Benz SA (@MercedesBenz_SA)
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the global company, Daimler AG.
Retweet if you'd like to take this old school Mercedes-Benz for a spin! pic.twitter.com/Uvm2r8Nwjg
— Mercedes-Benz SA (@MercedesBenz_SA) May 12, 2015
62. Africa Gathering (@africagathering)
First all-inclusive platform featuring problems solvers, thinkers, technophiles, women, doers, investors to come and share positive ideas about Africa.
— Africa Gathering (@africagathering) April 23, 2015
61. okayafrica (@okayafrica)
NEW AFRICAN =music::culture::fashion::art::politics= ALL IN ONE PLACE.
— okayafrica (@okayafrica) May 13, 2015
60. Mary Harper (@mary_harper)
Africa Editor, BBC World Service & author of Getting Somalia Wrong? Faith, War & Hope in a Shattered State. Views my own, not BBC’s. Posts are not endorsements.
— Mary Harper (@mary_harper) May 11, 2015
59. Save the Rhino (@savetherhino)
Save the Rhino works to conserve viable populations of critically endangered rhinos in Africa and Asia.
— Save the Rhino (@savetherhino) May 8, 2015
58. africa @pressfreedom (@africamedia_CPJ)
@pressfreedom advocates in support of journalists on the frontlines in Africa.
— africa @pressfreedom (@africamedia_CPJ) May 4, 2015
57. TechCentral (@TechCentral)
South Africa’s best technology journalism.
— TechCentral (@TechCentral) May 11, 2015
56. GautengGovt (@GautengProvince)
Working hard each day to improve the lives of citizens of South Africa’s economic hub and beyond.
Makhura: We intend to do away with RDP housing developments in Gauteng by implementing mega human settlements #VaalRiverCity
— GautengGovt (@GautengProvince) May 6, 2015
55. Abdi Aynte (@Aynte)
Minister of planning & international cooperation of #Somalia. Ex director of @hipsinstitute. Ex Al Jazeera, BBC & VOA journalist. Global nomad. Usual caveats.
Historic: #Somalia cabinet approved 9 member National Independent Electoral Commission & Boundaries Commission. Big step toward Vision 2016
— Abdi Aynte (@Aynte) May 7, 2015
54. Daniel Howden (@daniel_howden)
Tech newcomer @Workable. Recovering journalist, formerly of Economist & Guardian. Interests include Africa & Greece.
Thoughts with journalist Rafael Marques de Morais on eve of his defamation trial for telling truths in Angola http://t.co/eMYGDMhbHZ
— Daniel Howden (@daniel_howden) March 24, 2015
53. Ranger Diaries (@rangerdiaries)
Best Photographic and Environmental Blog in South Africa 2011, 2012, 2013. http://www.facebook.com/rangerdiaries. Instagram @rangerdiaries.
— Ranger Diaries (@rangerdiaries) May 14, 2015
52. The Star (@TheStar_news)
Links to all the stories from South Africa’s most influential daily newspaper. For live tweets from our reporters, follow @ReporterStar.
‘Inmates have better toilets than pupils’ http://t.co/7Bsokas17V
— The Star (@TheStar_news) May 14, 2015
51. James Schneider (@schneiderhome)
Editorial Director @NewAfricanMag. Was founding editor @ThinkAfricaFeed. Write, talk, think for various media. Views my own or recycled from somewhere better.
— James Schneider (@schneiderhome) May 7, 2015
50. Afrinnovator (@Afrinnovator)
Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Africa. Top 10 @africavoicesCNN Tech Voice to Follow on Twitter. Book: http://amzn.to/1vwtN2p. http://consult.afrinnovator.com.
— Afrinnovator (@Afrinnovator) May 14, 2015
49. theafricareport (@theafricareport)
The Africa Report is an award-winning magazine that goes beyond the headlines to bring you fresh perspective on the ideas, events and people shaping Africa.
— theafricareport (@theafricareport) May 12, 2015
48. City of Joburg (@CityofJoburgZA)
— City of Joburg (@CityofJoburgZA) May 14, 2015
47. Think Africa Press (@ThinkAfricaFeed)
The pan-African news analysis site. http://www.ThinkAfricaPress.com. http://www.Facebook.com/ThinkAfricaPress.
"I'm Missing My Place in the World": An Interview with Aziza Brahim http://t.co/vv0IE0SK8t
— Think Africa Press (@ThinkAfricaFeed) September 30, 2014
46. Africa The Good News (@AfricaGoodNews)
Offering a fresh perspective on Africa, a continent of hope and opportunity. Click here for a sample of our book: http://ow.ly/aEqpl.
Growth of Africa’s Mobile Internet Usage to Double the Rest of the World http://t.co/gw7zu8F4Yz
— Africa The Good News (@AfricaGoodNews) May 13, 2015
45. will ross (@willintune)
BBC Nigeria Correspondent. Music eater and player. Liverpool fan. Views my own.
— will ross (@willintune) May 10, 2015
44. CNBC Africa (@cnbcafrica)
Find breaking news, multimedia, videos, reviews and opinions on African business, finance, private equity infrastructure and more. Watch CNBC Africa on DStv 410.
S.Africa has 46,800 millionaires, Indians ahead of blacks: report – CNBC Africa http://t.co/MiHNfn16bP
— CNBC Africa (@cnbcafrica) May 13, 2015
43. HowWeMadeItInAfrica (@MadeItInAfrica)
How we made it in Africa – insight into business in Africa. Subscribe to daily email updates: http://eepurl.com/mDIkT.
— HowWeMadeItInAfrica (@MadeItInAfrica) May 14, 2015
42. Africa Research Inst (@AfricaResearch)
Africa Research Institute is a non-partisan think tank based in London. We aim to reflect, understand and build on the dynamism in Africa today.
— Africa Research Inst (@AfricaResearch) May 13, 2015
41. FoodBlog Cape Town (@FoodBlogCT)
A place for us to create, comment & discuss the restaurant vibe in CT! Contact us to add your restaurant to FoodBlogCT. (Sister to @FoodblogJHB & @FoodblogDBN).
— FoodBlog Cape Town (@FoodBlogCT) May 14, 2015
40. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi (@MbuyiseniNdlozi)
EFF National Spokesperson & Commissar Responsible for Communications – @EconFreedomZA Economic Freedom In Our Life Time. Supporter of BDS – Free Palestine!
— Mbuyiseni Ndlozi (@MbuyiseniNdlozi) May 13, 2015
39. AfricaProgressPanel (@africaprogress)
Chaired by Kofi Annan, the ten-member Africa Progress Panel advocates at the highest levels for equitable and #sustainable #development in #Africa.
— AfricaProgressPanel (@africaprogress) May 9, 2015
38. IFC Africa (@IFCAfrica)
Supporting a dynamic private sector in Sub-Saharan Africa through investments, advisory services, and investment mobilization. Member of World Bank Group.
— IFC Africa (@IFCAfrica) April 17, 2015
37. Henley Africa (@HenleyAfrica)
Welcome to Henley in Africa – the only global business school in Africa with international triple accreditation. Truly local, truly global, truly life-changing.
"To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like." Mike Gafka
— Henley Africa (@HenleyAfrica) May 12, 2015
36. The New Age (@The_New_Age)
The New Age Newspaper, South Africa’s national printed publication.
— The New Age (@The_New_Age) May 14, 2015
35. Geoffrey York (@geoffreyyork)
Africa correspondent for The Globe and Mail; based in Johannesburg but traveling across Africa; firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.facebook.com/geoffreycyork.
Here's already a hint that Rwanda could be considering military intervention in Burundi if fighting continues: https://t.co/xyNG9ZSss5
— Geoffrey York (@geoffreyyork) May 14, 2015
34. Entrepreneur Mag SA (@Entrepreneur_SA)
Entrepreneur Magazine South Africa – The ultimate how-to guide for starting & improving a business. T&Cs (http://bit.ly/P9j7pp).
5 Secrets to Running a Successful Wholesale Distribution Business: http://t.co/QZufAtuFiF
— Entrepreneur Mag SA (@Entrepreneur_SA) May 14, 2015
33. Forbes Africa (@forbesafrica)
Africa’s Most Influential Business Magazine.
— Forbes Africa (@forbesafrica) May 14, 2015
32. IEC South Africa (@IECSouthAfrica)
We are a permanent body created by the Constitution to manage free and fair elections at all levels of government.
Celebrate the power of our electoral democracy; safeguard the values our freedom: equality & justice for all pic.twitter.com/GJ28lTOd6n
— IEC South Africa (@IECSouthAfrica) April 27, 2015
31. Arthur Goldstuck (@art2gee)
Writer on tech trends and urban legends, run World Wide Worx, publish Gadget magazine. Love soccer, SF, single malt, comics, music.
— Arthur Goldstuck (@art2gee) May 7, 2015
30. Jendayi E Frazer (@JendayiFrazer)
Africa, Dev, Security Expert; Prof, Carnegie Mellon Univ; Former Asst Secretary of State for African Affairs & U.S. Amb to South Africa; Africa.com Advisor.
Congrats President Jonathan for a classy post-election statement reinforcing peoples' right to choose their leaders http://t.co/Ym3kw6YMaS
— Jendayi E Frazer (@JendayiFrazer) April 1, 2015
29. Peter Greste (@PeterGreste)
AL Jazeera correspondent free at last after 400 days in an Egyptian prison.
More than 200 journalists imprisoned last year for their work; more than 60 murdered. Let's keep press free. #WPFD2015
— Peter Greste (@PeterGreste) May 3, 2015
28. Disaster Operations (@NDOCKenya)
The Kenya National Disaster Operation Centre manages and coordinates disaster response at a national level. Email email@example.com Call +254-20-2212386.
Follow NDOC Kenya for updates on national disasters and how they are being managed in Kenya
— Disaster Operations (@NDOCKenya) April 28, 2011
27. Mo Ibrahim Fdn (@Mo_IbrahimFdn)
Official Twitter account of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which supports good governance and great leadership in Africa. #IIAG #MIFPrize RT ≠ endorsement.
#MoIbrahim: "Good governance is about delivering a prosper society. This is where everything starts – giving people exactly what they need."
— Mo Ibrahim Fdn (@Mo_IbrahimFdn) April 29, 2015
26. Parliament of RSA (@ParliamentofRSA)
The official twitter feed of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. We pass laws, oversee executive action & facilitate public participation.
— Parliament of RSA (@ParliamentofRSA) May 14, 2015
25. Sandton City (@SandtonCity)
One of South Africa’s leading & most prestigious shopping centres in the heart of Sandton Johannesburg. +27 (11) 2176000.
— Sandton City (@SandtonCity) May 13, 2015
24. African Union (@_AfricanUnion)
For an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa. Official page of the AU. Tweets signed NDZ, are by the Chairperson.
— African Union (@_AfricanUnion) May 6, 2015
23. Gert-Johan Coetzee (@gertjohan)
Fashion designer who believes you can never dream too big. All about glitz, glamour, bright lights and red carpets.
— Gert-Johan Coetzee (@gertjohan) May 8, 2015
22. David Smith (@SmithInAfrica)
Africa correspondent of The Guardian newspaper (UK).
Ramaphosa: "Those who today throw stones in frustration at the pace of service delivery must use those stones to build communities."
— David Smith (@SmithInAfrica) May 15, 2015
21. Ray Hartley (@hartleyr)
Works at Times Media – Editor Rand Daily Mail – http://rdm.co.za – Takes pictures, writes articles. Author of Ragged Glory.
— Ray Hartley (@hartleyr) May 13, 2015
20. Live Amp (@liveamp)
South Africa’s freshest music show Fridays at 9PM on Sabc1. Hosted by Luthando Shosha, Pearl Thusi and Dj Warras. IG: thisisliveamp Repeat on Tuesdays at 00:00.
Thanks for watching, shout it to our lighting department. #LiveAMP
— Live Amp (@liveamp) May 8, 2015
19. Samsung South Africa (@SamsungSA)
Your official source for Samsung products and news. For help: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0860 726 7864.
— Samsung South Africa (@SamsungSA) May 5, 2015
18. Bob Skinstad (@BobSkinstad)
I am a retired pro rugby player, happy hubby and dad, very keen outdoor and general sports fan! This stream is my own.
Sunrise for May 15, 2015 at 07:29AM! The day's High is 17C with a Low of 13C. Current conditions are Fair.Time to get up and at 'em !! 8
— Bob Skinstad (@BobSkinstad) May 15, 2015
17. Camfed (@Camfed)
Camfed works to break the cycle of poverty and disease in rural Africa by educating girls and investing in economic and leadership opportunities for young women.
— Camfed (@Camfed) May 13, 2015
16. andrew harding (@BBCAndrewH)
BBC Africa correspondent. Based in Joburg.
Classic error/opportunity as Burundi's President leaves country for talks during political crisis – giving military chance to stage coup.
— andrew harding (@BBCAndrewH) May 13, 2015
15. Euphonik™♛ (@euphonik)
South African DJ / Producer & Entrepreneur. C: email@example.com / +27797993736.
— Euphonik™♛ (@euphonik) May 16, 2015
14. Ulrich J van Vuuren (@UlrichJvV)
Anthropologist ∞ Social & Environmental Activist. Humanitarian Campaigner: Radio | TV | Print | Web | Digital Media. One human race. One love. One with nature.
— Ulrich J van Vuuren (@UlrichJvV) May 16, 2015
13. John Robbie (@702JohnRobbie)
John Robbie hosts the breakfast show, 6am – 9am, on Talk Radio 702.
TAKE ACTION. INSPIRE CHANGE. MAKE EVERY DAY A MANDELA DAY #MandelaDay
— John Robbie (@702JohnRobbie) May 13, 2015
12. Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA)
The official Cricket South Africa Twitter profile. CSA are the custodians of cricket in South Africa. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CricketSouthAfrica.
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) May 15, 2015
11. MTV Base Africa (@MTVbaseAfrica)
MTV Base Africa on Twitter – follow and unite Africa through music!
— MTV Base Africa (@MTVbaseAfrica) May 13, 2015
10. Computicket (@Computicket)
Computicket – The Ticket You Can Trust.
— Computicket (@Computicket) May 15, 2015
9. loyiso gola (@loyisogola)
Two time Emmy nominated comedian from South Africa.
— loyiso gola (@loyisogola) May 15, 2015
8. 5FM (@5FM)
The entertainment powerhouse for South African youth, offering the most popular contemporary music and entertainment. Instagram 5FM.
— 5FM (@5FM) May 16, 2015
7. mailandguardian (@mailandguardian)
Get personalised tweets from the Mail & Guardian team. For an automated feed of all our stories follow @mgfeed.
— mailandguardian (@mailandguardian) May 14, 2015
6. Helen Zille (@helenzille)
Western Cape Premier and Former Leader of South Africa’s Official Opposition Party: The Democratic Alliance (@Our_DA).
Anyone who gets too close to investigate inner circle corruption gets paid to disappear. https://t.co/0yjGDn2mdr
— Helen Zille (@helenzille) May 11, 2015
5. Julius Sello Malema (@Julius_S_Malema)
Commander in Chief of Economic Freedom Fighters [EFF] and a Revolutionary activist for radical change in Africa.
Happy #MothersDay to all beautiful,caring and loving Moms out there. We value the positive role u play in the struggle to reproduce society
— Julius Sello Malema (@Julius_S_Malema) May 10, 2015
4. News24 (@News24)
News24 is Southern Africa and Africa’s premier online news resource reaching over 2.3 million local users each month.
— News24 (@News24) May 15, 2015
3. Jacob G. Zuma (@SAPresident)
President of the Republic of South Africa.
Over the last decade, six of the world’s ten fastest growing economies were in Africa.
— Jacob G. Zuma (@SAPresident) May 25, 2013
2. Gareth Cliff (@GarethCliff)
R.I.P. Denis Smith – who died earlier this week: pic.twitter.com/R3zQJrMcp3
— Gareth Cliff (@GarethCliff) May 14, 2015
1. Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah)
Comedian from South Africa. I was in the crowd when Rafiki held Simba over the edge of the cliff, like an African Michael Jackson.
There are 3 people in this picture- 1 is very beautiful, 1 is a Legend and one is loved dearly by their mother. pic.twitter.com/goDqQzOMLg
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) May 5, 2015
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