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Twitter purge on dormant followers catches up with Uhuru and Ruto

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto are among the casualties of the ongoing war on dormant and fake followers by social media giant, Twitter.

President Kenyatta, who is among the most followed person on Twitter in Africa lost 16,071 of his 3,234,935 followers while Mr Ruto unloaded 7,211 followers. He now has 1,968,355 followers.

Nasa leader Raila Odinga, however, saw his following jump from 1,923,245 to 1,923,428 despite the purge.