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Kenyans let their fingers do the talking

19 August 2015
Christine-Mungai
Photo © 2015 Africa Leadership Initiative.

Don’t ever make Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) mad. They will tear you to shreds and eat you for dinner. When they start Twitter wars (twars), they win them hands down.

One Fikile Mbalula learned that the hard way last year when he said South Africa shouldn’t be like Kenya and “send athletes to the Olympics to drown in the pool”.

Within no time, the KOTDF (Kenyans on Twitter Defence Forces) had been rallied, #SomeoneTellSouthAfrica was trending and many a South African quietly disowned their sports minister.

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Christine Mungai is senior writer at Mail & Guardian Africa and a Kenyan