#Facts: Meet Zim's most followed Facebook Personality

Facebook is now the world’s most robust and leading social media platform being used in every nation. It has evolved from the early inception days where people used to just share photos and simple status updates to the birth of Zimbabwe’s most followed social media bloggers like Strive Masiyiwa & James Makamba.

By Cisco Eng. Shingie Lev Muringi 

However, Zimbabweans all along were of the notion that Econet founder and diversified telecommunications entrepreneur Dr. Strive Masiyiwa is the leading Facebook blogger from Zimbabwe, which is not true. After a little research into the matter, l would like to let you know that Dr. Masiyiwa is the second most followed Facebook personality in the country with 1 716 418 fans.

Top 3 Most Followed Facebook Page

Top 3 Most Followed Facebook Page

Global Islamic preacher, Mufti Ismail Menk is Zimbabwe’s most followed Facebook personality with 1 930 610 fans. Dr Mufti Ismail Menk is a leading global Islamic scholar born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University.

Zim's most followed personality on Facebook

Zim’s most followed personality on Facebook

Mufti Menk’s work has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of “The Top 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” since 2010.

He has millions of followers across his social media platforms. Mufti Menk’s personable style and down to earth approach has made him one of the most sought after scholars in our time. He has endeared himself to people with his much loved lecture series, a Mufti Menk trademark.

He travels the world spreading a simple but profound message: “Do good, help others while preparing for the Hereafter”.

He is active in the international arena and is a strong proponent of peace and justice, speaking up against all forms of terrorism.

Just to let you know on how the follower-ship ranks stand in Zimbabwe, below is the top 10 list of the most followed personalities or pages in the country:
1. Mufti Ismail Menk – 1 930 610
2. Strive Masiyiwa – 1 716 418
3. NewsDay Zimbabwe – 673 598
4. Econet Zimbabwe – 605 539
5. Dr. James Makamba – 358 994
6. Free & Fair Zimbabwe Election – 343 615
7. Telecel Zimbabwe – 257 784
8. DeMbare DotComs – 206 478
9. Kuzeya Nyaya Dzese naTete Rose naSekuru Joe – 201 481
10. The Herald-Zimbabwe – 194 447


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