Political tweeting in Africa: #WhatWouldMagufuliDo

In his first few weeks, the new president cancelled independence day celebrations, went litter-picking and turned up at the ministry of finance to make sure staff were actually coming to work. The result, on Twitter, was a hashtag, #whatwouldmagufulido, full of pictures of dubious money-saving ideas: a wooden cart acting as a wedding limousine; a … More Political tweeting in Africa: #WhatWouldMagufuliDo