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Lagos, Ibadan and Kano among most active African cities on Twitter

By Chrysanthus Ikeh

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Lagos. Photo: Wikimedia

Lagos, Ibadan and Kano have been named among the most active African cities on social networking site, Twitter.

Lagos was ranked 11th, Kano 13th while Ibadan occupied the 14th position on the list compiled in a report titled ‘How Africa Tweets’, conducted by Portland Communication.

The report named Johannesburg in South Africa the most active city in Africa, with 344,215 geo-located tweets during Q4 2013.

Below is the list of the most active African cities on Twitter:

  1. Johannesburg – 344,215
  2. Ekurhuleni – 264,172
  3. Cairo – 227,509
  4. Durban – 163,019
  5. Alexandria – 159,534
  6. Nairobi – 123,078
  7. Cape Town – 83,818
  8. Accra – 78,575
  9. Abidjan – 56,054
  10. Douala – 51,441
  11. Lagos – 44,392
  12. Dar es Salaam – 22,581
  13. Kano – 19,023
  14. Ibadan – 13,703
  15. Algiers – 12,317
  16. Kinshasa – 10,201
  17. Luanda – 7,312
  18. Addis Ababa – 3,307
  19. Dakar – 788

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