Top 100 Twitter Accounts to Follow in African Aid & Development

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In advance of the Aid and Development Africa Summit, AIDF has created a list of the Top 100 Twitter Accounts to follow in African aid and development. The list is comprised of 50 humanitarian leaders and 50 organisations all working to advance Sustainable Development Goals in the region. 

The accounts were chosen based on their focus and impact on African sustainable development, as well as level of activity, engagement, original content and audience reach on the social network. 

Melinda Gates (@melindagates), UN Secretary-General António Guterres (@antonioguterres), Denis Mukwege (@DenisMukwege), Sybella Wilkes (@SybellaWilkes) and Seth Berkley (@GaviSeth) have been featured amongst the 50 best individual Twitter accounts to follow. The African Development Bank Group (@AfDB_Group), Sustainable Development Goals Fund (@SDGFund), Farmerline (@farmerline), Médecins Sans Frontières East Africa (@MSFNairobi) and the World Health Organisation African Region (@WHOAFRO) are included in the list of 50 organisations at the forefront of the humanitarian aid and development in Africa.

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Join 350+ humanitarian and development leaders, decision makers and advisors from national and international NGOs, regional government, UN agencies, Red Cross, donors, investors, development banks and the private sector on 27-28 February 2018 at the 3rd annual Aid and Development Africa Summit. Taking place at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, the Summit will look into innovations and technology to improve humanitarian aid operations, financial inclusion, health and WASH and community resilience in Africa. The agenda includes case studies, keynote presentations, speaker panels, breakfast briefings, interactive roundtable sessions and Innovator of the Year Award.

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