Twitter influencers play a role on the micro-blogging social platform and they are the channel through which brands connect with their customers, attract new customers and get a buzz on their products.
From fashion designers, bloggers to celebrities these are the top African Influencers on Twitter. Keep reading to learn more about them.
Adegoke Pamilerin (Nigeria)
Adegoke Pamilerin Emmanuel popularly known as ThePamilerin is a Nigerian social media influencer who has worked with top brands like GLO, Airtel, Pepsi, Coca Cola, and many other brands. Adegoke and his consulting firm ‘TheStateAgency’, which consists of top micro-influencers all across Nigeria have helped so many clients grow their social media presence as well as followers thereby resulting in improved revenue.
It is worthy to note that Adegoke started his own media house from scratch and built an online following so powerful he became a household name. Adegoke has 83,000 followers, over 5000 tweets and follows 844 people on the social platform. He went viral when a post of his encounter with Nigerian popular singer Peruzzi, who slapped him at an event, got trending on Twitter
Adegoke has been featured in media outlets such as Punch, TheSun, Wazobia, and few others. Adegoke’s twitter account has recently been suspended but you can check him out on Instagram where he is equally influential @ThePamilerin
Aisha Baker (South Africa)
Aisha Baker is a South African blogger and social media influencer and of the favorite Muslim influencers to come out of South Africa. She writes on her blogs numerous fashion topics that every mom should get to know. Apart from fashion, Aisha also writes on different issues concerning fashion, lifestyle, and beauty from a Muslim perspective.
As a Muslim, Aisha is known for influencing different fashion styles for celebrations such as Ramadan and beautiful looks for all Muslim and non-Muslim women. In 2017 Aisha collaborated with Dubai-based jewelry brand Hoonik Chang to launch a collection of jewelry and accessories for women.
Aisha is verified on twitter with around 26,000 followers, and follows 510 people. She has over 26,000 tweets and to get a peek of her great sense of fashion, you can check her out on twitter @bakedonline.
Naa Oyoo Kumodzi (Ghana)
Naa Kumodzi is a Ghanaian blogger and the co-founder of Store Foundry, an online platform that lets you create your personal online store, and matches the store requirements with an Influencer. She has over 14,000 followers, follows 2,858 people and has over 31,000 tweets.
She’s an active personality on Twitter and voices out on issues affecting her country or issues that are yet unknown. She’s also into the e-commerce business and helps big brands advertise on her blog. You can follow her on Twitter @OyooQuartey.
Silvia Njoki (Kenya)
A recipient of several awards and nominations for her blog Style by Silvia. Silvia Njoki is a top fashion blogger and social media influencer from Kenya, who was nominated for Favourite African Blogger at the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award alongside other top fashion bloggers from the African continent.
She studied fashion styling at the University of the Arts London, and also attended Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano, Italy. Starting her blog in 2013 as a fashion writer, she has partnered with brands like the Standard Media Group, Arise Magazine London and currently, she writes for Nation Media Group. Silvia has a total of 9,866 followers on twitter, follows 1,543 people and has a total of 13,700 tweets. Check her out @silvianjoki
Maria Nepembe (Namibia)
Maria Nepembe is a Namibian born model, actress, reality star, fashion designer and social media influencer who came to limelight in 2013 after she was chosen to represent Namibia as a housemate in the reality TV game show Big Brother Africa: The Chase which was viewed by over 45 million viewers across Africa and the rest of the world.
After gaining much popularity, she launched her clothing line RIA and collaborates with international designers such as Gucci, D&G, Twincare Namibia and many others. Maria has a fan base of 181,000 followers, follows 733 people and a total of 83,000 tweets, follow her @MariaNepembe.
The above list represents a random selection of the top influencers from different countries across Africa. If you think we are missing someone kindly let us know in the comments section.