Twitter snubs Nigeria, set to open its African headquarters in Ghana
The CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has announced the selection of Ghana as the country to establish its headquarters in Africa.
Jack made the announcement via his platform, Twitter on Monday, April 12, 2021.
His tweet read: “Twitter is now present on the continent. Thank you Ghana and Nana Akufo-Addo.”
🇬🇭 Twitter is now present on the continent.
— jack (@jack) April 12, 2021
Responding, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, on his official Twitter page revealed that the partnership was agreed upon after a virtual meeting with Jack.
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He welcomed the development and described the partnership as exciting for Ghana’s tech sector.
His tweet read: “The choice of Ghana as Headquarters for Twitter’s Africa operations is EXCELLENT news. The government and Ghanaians welcome very much this announcement and the confidence reposed in our country.
“As I indicated to Jack in our virtual meeting which held on 7th April 2021, this is the start of a beautiful partnership between Twitter and Ghana, which is critical for the development of Ghana’s hugely important tech sector.
“These are exciting times to be in, and to do business in Ghana,” he tweeted.
The choice of Ghana as HQ for Twitter’s Africa operations is EXCELLENT news. Gov’t and Ghanaians welcome very much this announcement and the confidence reposed in our country. 1/3 #TwitterInGhana #TwitterGhana https://t.co/HdCqFgXK0x
— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) April 12, 2021