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  • Ghanaian App Connects Churches With Followers Via Smartphone

    Ghanaian entrepreneur Nana Opoku W.O. Agyeman. Photo - YouTube - connects churches By Ann Brown, 2:55 am AFKI Original

    Ghanaian entrepreneur Nana Opoku W.O. Agyeman founded Asoriba, a web-based church management application that keeps the church connected to its members throughout the week, and not only on Sundays. So far, Agyeman has signed 395 churches in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and the U.S. He has registered 30,000 church members to Asoriba, which was named the Ghanaian startup of the year in 2015.

  • 8 Top Nigerian Makeup Artists Ranked By Their Instagram Followers

    By Julia Austin, 3:34 pm AFKI Original

    Makeup can be a lucrative business in Nigeria — one of the top three countries on the continent that corner a market fueled by Africa’s growing middle class. Fati Mamza is the makeup artist to Nigerian first lady Aisha Buhari. She purposely leaves photos of the first family off her Instagram to respect their privacy, she says. Makeup artists in Nigeria are empowered to try new looks and the media are eager to display their work. Here are 8 top Nigerian makeup artists ranked by their Instagram followers.

  • 8 African Soccer Players To Follow On Instagram

    Richest African Soccer Players - Didier Drogba Foundation By Peter Pedroncelli, 4:00 am AFKI Original

    Social media is becoming an increasingly popular medium for professional sportsmen and women to interact with their fans and fellow sports personalities, with Facebook and Twitter presenting as the most used platforms. Instagram is steadily growing as an image-based platform that allows users to share photos with their followers, and African sports personalities are gaining followers due to their sporting fame and prowess. With this in mind, we present 8 African soccer players who are active on Instagram.

  • 10 Lesser-Known South African Celebrity Twitter Handles To Follow

    By Becca Blond, 10:03 am AFKI Original

    South African radio DJ Anele Mdoda has got lovers and haters, and is best known for her on-air partnership with Grant Nash. She counts Martha Stewart among her 246,000 followers. Her tweets are all over the board. South Africans love to tweet, including — or especially — the celebrities. Here we focus on 10 lesser-known South African celebrity Twitter handles.

  • 10 Most Popular South African Celebrities On Twitter

    By Becca Blond, 5:27 pm AFKI Original

    Troye Sivan had a good week on Twitter, gaining 30,015 followers and earning him the No. 3 most-followed-South-African-celebrity spot on the social network with 1,491,036 followers. Proof of his social media clout? His selfie got retweeted more than 2,100 times in eight hours. These were the 10 most popular South African celebrities on Twitter in early July, according to Socialbakers.com, which monitors Twitter accounts worldwide. The winning category in South Africa? Here’s a hint: crickets.

  • 10 Most-Followed South Africans On Twitter

    By Becca Blond, 2:32 am AFKI Original

    From shock-jock radio presenters to legends of the sports world, South Africans love to tweet. Terry Pheto, the South African actress most famous for playing the leading role of Miriam in the 2005 Oscar-winning film, “Tsotsi,” comes in at ninth place with 193,302 followers. Here are the top 10 most-followed South Africans on Twitter.

  • 10 African Leaders Who Tweet

    By Becca Blond, 6:45 am AFKI Original

    Perhaps the most intriguing Twitter story of them all belongs to the Somalian government, which has been using the social network as a medium for rebranding itself since early 2013. The president, prime minister and foreign minister are all active tweeters.

  • Africa’s Richest Man Joins Twitter After Nearly Doubling His Fortune In 2013

    By Kevin Mwanza, 3:08 am

    After a successful year that saw his net worth nearly double in 2013, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote joined the social media network, Twitter. Dangote’s twitter handle, @AlikoDangote, got an automatic verification from Twitter and had gained over 28,000 followers just 48 hours after the account was opened.

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