Twitter has confirmed it would be opening its first African offices in Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa, snubbing Nigeria which has a sizable chunk of the continent’s social media engagers.
CEO Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Monday in a tweet post.
“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,” the social media company wrote in its blog.
The blog post describes Ghana as a “champion for democracy”, as the neighbouring country supports free speech and online freedom.