Twitter announced Monday the recruitment of a team of eleven people in Ghana, with the intention of making this country of West Africa its headquarters for the continent.
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Today, in line with our growth strategy, we are pleased to announce that we are building a team in Ghana,
” the company said in a statement.
We need to immerse ourselves more in the rich and vibrant communities that set the tone in daily discussions across the African continent,
” she said.
The choice of Ghana as the headquarters for Twitter operations in Africa is EXCELLENT news,
” Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo tweeted, hailing “
the start of a great partnership
Possibility of opening an office in Ghana in the future
Twitter said its new team would start by working remotely, while exploring "
the possibility of opening an office in Ghana in the future
The company explained its choice by the freedoms of expression and access to the internet offered by Ghana, as well as the recent attribution to its capital, Accra, of the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (Zlecaf).
Facebook already has several offices in Africa, notably in Nigeria, the most populous country on the continent, also in West Africa.