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Twitter has announced that it’s picked Ghana because the headquarters for its Africa operations.
This piece of great news was shared by the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey on his official Twitter account.
A blog post by Twitter explaining why they settled on Ghana because the headquarters for its African operations read:
Today, in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited to announce that we are now actively building a team in Ghana. to really serve the general public conversation, we must be more immersed within the rich and vibrant communities that drive the conversations happening a day across the African continent.
As a champion for democracy, Ghana may be a supporter of free speech, online freedom, and therefore the Open Internet, of which Twitter is additionally an advocate. Furthermore, Ghana’s recent appointment to host The Secretariat of the African Continental trade Area aligns with our overarching goal to determine a presence within the region which will support our efforts to enhance and tailor our service across Africa.
President Akufo-Addo has reacted proudly to the announcement by Twitter which has accompany a special hashtag [#TwitterGhana].
He says he believes the choice by Twitter to settle on Ghana as its headquarters for its Africa Operations is an ‘Excellent News.
The choice of Ghana as HQ for Twitter’s Africa operations is superb news. Gov’t and Ghanaians welcome considerably this announcement and therefore the confidence reposed in our country.