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Africa Using Twitter for Political Conversations, Study Finds

When Africans go on Twitter, they are increasingly talking politics. A study done by Portland Communications, a London-based business, shows that nearly 10 percent of the most popular African hashtags in 2015 were related to political issues and politicians. In the U.S. and Britain, only two percent of those conversations were about politics, the study shows. The top political hashtag in Africa was #Nigeriadecides during Nigeria's presidential election in 2015. Another popular...

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