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Twitter ranks Prez Akuffo-Addo as 4th Most Influential African Leader, and 36th in the World. See

African leaders who are almost all present on the social network Twitter have been ranked by Twiplomacy in order of influence and interaction with their audience for the year 2022. Twiplomacy is a UK-based publishing company that scours news, analyses, trends and research.

In the top 50 of the most influential leaders in the world made public on Tuesday, December 05, 2022, we find 9 Presidents with their age and the number of their years in power.


Can you spot your President?


Here is the top 8 in Africa:

1. William Rutto, Kenya, 56, newly elected (13th in the world).

2. Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa, 70, 5 year in power (18th in the world).

3. Yoweri Museveni, Uganda 78 years 37 years

power (29th in the world).

4. Nana Akufo-Addo, Ghana, 78 years old, 6 years in power (36th in the world).

5. Hakainde Hichilema, Zambia, 60, 1st year in office (39th in the world).

6. Macky Sall Senegal 61 years old, 10 years in power (41st in the world).

7. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Egypt, 68 years old 8th grade in power (42nd in the world).

8. Mokgweetsi Masisi, Botswana 60, 4th year in office (44th in the world).


Twiplomacy's ranking of world leaders is based on their global influence and trends shaping diplomacy digital on Twitter. The highest ranked global leaders are those who use Twitter as a direct channel of communication with their audience and influencers.


Weak emergence of African leaders

On the weak emergence of African leaders in the top 50 of the most influential world leaders on Twitter, the agency 'initiator of the ranking tried to provide explanations.

Indeed according to Twiplomacy, no African leader appears in the top 10 of world leaders and the reason "could be due to the fact that the region has only about 22.3 million Twitter users, a relatively small margin compared to to others. Conversely, Latin America has 76.5 million users, while North America has some 92.1 million Twitter users.

It should be noted that among the 10 most influential leaders in the world, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is first, followed closely by US President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

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