Will Vavi leave Twitter?

2012-05-04 15:06

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has announced he will be leaving the social networking site Twitter, only to tweet again soon after.

Vavi, who joined Twitter on January 22 2012 and uses the name @Zwelinzima1, is seen as one of the more prolific South Africans on Twitter. He recently revealed his salary after he came under fire from users on the network.

He also announced Cosatu’s agreement with the ANC about halting the implementation of e-tolls on Twitter.

On the subject of leaving Twitter, Vavi tweeted:
@Zwelinzima1: Tweets exposes one to the most decent fellows of all races & classes but it also expose one to the worse SA can offer. Good bye for now (sic).

@Zwelinzima1: It’s been great experience to tweet & share my opinions & why we think and behave in certain patterns. I have decided to discontinue.

He did, however, tweet twice after the announcement, both times with stats on income inequality in South Africa.

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