Twitter Shuns Nigeria, Choose Ghana As First Africa Operational Headquarters

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The social media giant’s Twitter, has opened its first Operation Headquarters in sub sahara Africa, in Ghana, shunning Nigeria, despite over 2.5 million users – which is about third largest in the continent after Egypt and South Africa.

The Twitter Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Jack Dorsey, confirmed this on Monday, saying, “Twitter is now present on the continent. Thank you Ghana, and Nana Akufo Addo.”

The choice of Ghana as Headquarters for Twitter’s Africa operations is excellent news. The government and Ghana welcome very much this announcement and the confidence reposed in our country,” Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo also tweeted on Monday.

In a release, Twitter reinstated that its mission is to serve the public conversation, and it’s essential, for the world and for Twitter, to increase the number of people who feel comfortable participating in it.

It said, “Today, in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited to announce that we are now actively building a team in Ghana.

To truly serve the public conversation, we must be more immersed in the rich and vibrant

communities that drive the conversations taking place every day across the African continent.


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