Kofi Annan Ranks 2015 Most Influential Public Figure On Social Media

By Social Media Rankings

Former Ghanaian UN Secretary General, Kofi has maintained his leading role as the most prominent Ghanaian public figure on social media taking into consideration, Diplomats, Politicians, Lawyers and other Social Commentators.

The rankings conducted by the Ghana Social Media Rankings, took Facebook and Twitter as parameters for consideration.

Kofi Annan’s prominence is authenticated through his Global Status and followings which rates his engagement, post reach and mentionsvery high as also get time to participate in various youth led projects across the world.

He beatcompetition from Ghana’s President John Mahama and Opposition leader Nana AkuffoAddo who came 2nd and 3rd respectively.

To read the full 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings report kindly visit www.cliqafrica.com/gsmr


  1. Kofi Annan
  2. John DramaniMahama
  3. Nana AddoDankwaAkufo-Addo
  4. AnasAremeyawAnas
  5. KojoOppong Nkrumah
  6. Dr. Papa KwesiNduom
  7. President Jerry John Rawlings
  8. Dr. MahamuduBawumia
  9. KwakuSintimMisa
  10. Samia Nkrumah

Other highly potential entrants for next year include: President Jerry John Rawlings, Gabby Otchere-Darko, Ursula Owusu and HannahTetteh.

Final Data used for all Rankings were recorded on the 28th of December, 2015 and Figures (GSMR Score) on the attached chart are calculations from Social Media followings, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.

Through Observations and Feedbacks on our rankings for 2014, we cameup with the GSMR score, with a formula derived from various followingson Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube with data on Engagements,Posts Reach and Mentions.

As Ghanaians head towards the polls in 2016 to cast their votes, we have assessed the importantrole Social Media would play in various political activities and would like to use this platform to appeal to all Ghanaians to desist fromusing their social media platforms to channel unwarranted contentsthat potentially can lead this nation into any uproar.

The 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings is conducted by Avance Media and CliQAfricainPartnership with Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Royal Scene Media and GetGhanaOnline.

Media Partners include: TV3, 233LiveNews, Cape 360, EnterGhana and Gonewsgh.

To watch various visuals on the rankings kindly visit, http://bit.ly/2015gsmr

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