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Africa's top Tweeting cities

By David Coffey

A new study is due to be released today on how the social media platform Twitter is being used across the African continent. The in-depth research, will reveal which African cities tweet the most and what subjects are the most hotly discussed. RFI spoke to Matthew Gould, one of the team who undertook the study at Portland Communications, about the impact of Twitter in Africa.

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