South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma almost brought down Twitter this morning when he opened an account, a day after he was ordered to pay his own legal fees. By 12pm he had 22 000 followers and uBaba was trending.
Welcome Msholozi…let's get to the business. What were the reasons outlined to you by ANC @MYANC to remove you from office?? Bathi wenzeni.— Phistomshini (@Phistomshini1) December 14, 2018
He is sure to spice up the Twittersphere.
Good morning Mzansi— Jacob G Zuma (@PresJGZuma) December 14, 2018
Thank you for the warm welcome, I look forward to engaging with you. pic.twitter.com/sr1MhSNf0F
Thousands of tweeps welcomed him:
Welcome Baba! 😊 please don’t forget to hit us with your singing video once in a while😂— Mmadikgosi Matshego (@Mmadikgosi_23) December 14, 2018