Throughout the year, our team compiles data and conducts surveys to keep an eye on who’s doing what and how—but to also understand how Rwandans use social media. And, to best showcase our view the public, and everyone who believes in the power of digital media, we put together the Ejo Social Media Rankings Report to present the best.
They’ve been the best; most active, influential, engaging, consistent and forward-looking. Here’s our annual list of the best Rwandan tweeters of 2015 and how they made a difference:
For remaining firm, open and most active. A public policy enthusiast, Lucy inevitably kept fellow Rwandans on Twitter awake throughout 2015.
— Nshuti Mbabazi (@LucyMbabazi) December 24, 2015
For standing out, delivering the best of sports reporting. Usher had no competitor; she did the unexpected, attracting thousands of followers from across the region and the continent.
— Usher Komugisha (@UsherKomugisha) December 11, 2015
For the best of short, concise commentaries on social and political issues, we had to catch Edwin’s striking one-liners.
If Ntare is a single sex school, How does one grow normally in such a weird environment?
— Mukizawabo (@mukizaedwin) August 6, 2015
For standing out, especially among peers. Nduhungirehe vividly broke the barriers, to go lead the fights and always came out stronger.
— Olivier Nduhungirehe (@onduhungirehe) November 29, 2015
For being the most favourite to many. Ms. Kamikazi heartily said it all while keeping her secret to balance.
I wrote samssing for Tomorrow's Event and I don't even remember the title but put me on the list you never know LOL @SpokenwordRwa
— Fiona Kamikazi R (@Fiona_Kamikazi) May 6, 2015
For the most thoughtful tweets on Rwanda’s journey, Mrs. Yolande always knew how to put it best.
In other good news, Made in Rwanda butter, finally. Yes! pic.twitter.com/t62IJ5FrI5
— Yolande Makolo (@YolandeMakolo) January 1, 2016
For the diversity and integrity; Mr. Kwizera offerings, whether in sports or entertainment, were always painted with the right colours.
I think Andrew Kareba is not a perfect presenter/commentator for #PGGSS5. He looks and sounds less comfortable with the subject
— Richard Kwizera (@Muzungu4) August 15, 2015
For continued, captivating essentials of the news. Mwasa delivered the best of the catchy and straightforward updates.
Cabinet makes interesting changes in govt departments – top officials fired & others moved to surprising places. Some predictable though!
— Fred Mwasa (@mwasa) March 20, 2015
For making a difference in 2015. Minister Mushikiwabo turned the text into a beautiful visual representation of a powerful woman in diplomacy.
— Louise Mushikiwabo (@LMushikiwabo) November 9, 2015
For the focus, clarity and dedication; Nathalie emerged as an excellent fighter and avid commentator on national and regional issues.
I am waiting for President Magufuli to be called a dictator by western media. I say by 8 month mark.
— Nathalie Munya (@nathmunya) December 15, 2015
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