Msholozi shocked the nation when he signed up for Twitter, Briefly.co.za takes a look at what he has been up to in his debut to the social media platform
Jacob Zuma amused the nation on Friday when he created his very own profile on social media platform Twitter.
Announcing his debut with a short clip, he said he had become aware that he was the subject of a lot of discussions online and wanted to be a part of the conversation.
In the video, the former president revealed that he had joined Twitter in an attempt to ‘move with the times’.
As of today, Zuma has posted 13 Tweets and Briefly.co.za was curious to see which of them had gained the most attention.
Debut on Twitter video
In an effort to convince people that it was truly the one and only Jacob Zuma joining their ranks, Msholozi posted a video to confirm his identity.
In the video, he assured his nearly 120 000 followers that the account @PresJGZuma was truly him.
Another popular post was a short clip of the former president playing soccer with a group of small children. He tagged Bafana Bafana in the post, saying that someone should let Stuart Baxter know he is match ready.
Sunday Times shade
Taking an opportunity to throw some shade at the Sunday Times, Zuma posted a tongue-in-cheek Tweet about a 2017 article by the newspaper, claiming he owned a property in Dubai.
He asked that the newspaper should supply him with more information on the house so that he could sell it and use the money to cover his legal fees.
With his account gaining a lot of attention, it comes as no surprise that Jacob Zuma had a few parody accounts trying to get a piece of the action.
One user who was impersonating the former president's son took the opportunity to welcome Zuma to Twitter and was rewarded with a response.
With only 11 characters Zuma shut down an attempt by a user to capitalize on the attention surrounding the former president's financial woes. Jacob definitely did not waste time mincing words with this short but clear post.
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