10 Cool Ghanaian Twitter Handles To Follow

By Becca Blond AFKI Original Published: July 2, 2014, 9:17 am
Illustration: Bombasticelement.orgIllustration: Bombasticelement.org

Whether you live in Ghana, are moving there or just interested in learning more about the country through its social media, here are 10 cool Ghanaian Twitter handles to follow. They cover all things Ghanaian from politics and music to football, fashion and news.

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1. Ghana FA Official

The official Twitter page for the Ghana Football Association has been tweeting about the national team’s World Cup affairs, including this post:

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www.twitter.com

2. Kevin-Prince Boateng

With more than 1.2 million followers, the football star is easily one of Ghana’s most popular people on Twitter. His latest tweet was posted on June 30:

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www.twitter.com

3. President John Mahama

On the official Twitter account for Ghana’s president, his social media team follows U.S. Presdient Barack Obama’s formula. Tweets by H.E. are signed JM, although the personal tweets are few and far between. We went back a full year without finding one. Still his tweets are popular. This one was re-tweeted more than 200 times:

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www.twitter.com

4. Joy FM 99.7

With more than 93,000 followers, Ghana’s English-speaking radio station is another good one to follow for up-to-the-minute news as well as music. Here’s a recent tweet:

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www.twitter.com

5. Julz Ghanamixtapes

The producer and talent development manager has sent out more than 73,000 tweets to his 38,500-plus followers, mostly pertaining to the Ghana music scene.

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www.twitter.com

6. Blogging Ghana

Get your news and social media fix in one spot by checking out the Blogging Ghana Twitter feed, which is dedicated to promoting bloggers from around the country, including many who cover breaking national news like this:

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www.twitter.com

7. OMG Ghana News Agency

With just less than 7,000 followers, OmgGhana’s Twitter presence isn’t exactly record breaking, but this website for all things entertainment, sports and news related in Ghana is trying — they’ve sent out more than 140,000 tweets since joining, including many with enticing headlines like this:

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www.twitter.com

8. Jobberman Ghana

If you’re looking for work in Ghana, follow this site on Twitter for the latest in employment listings. Its tweets often look like this:

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www.twitter.com

9. Ghana Reporters

Catch up on the news with this Twitter feed by a network of Ghanaian reporters on a mission to improve news information access across the country. Here’s a recent tweet:

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10. Killbeatz

The verified account of the producer of the latest Ghana Music Awards has some 50,000 Twitter followers and posts stuff like this:

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