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Twitter opens its first African office in Ghana

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Twitter has today announced that its actively building a team in Ghana, where the social media giant will be setting up its first office in a bid to establish its presence in Africa

According to Twitter, the move is aimed at serving the public conversation through immersing in the rich and vibrant communities that drive the conversations taking place every day across the African continent. 

The west african country waas chosen because it is a supporter of free speech, online freedom, and the Open Internet, of which Twitter is also an advocate. Furthermore, Ghana’s recent appointment to host The Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area aligns with our overarching goal to establish a presence in the region that will support our efforts to improve and tailor our service across Africa.

Whenever we enter new markets, we work hard to ensure that we are not just investing in the talent that we hire, but also investing in local communities and the social fabric that supports them. As part of our long-term commitment to the region, we’ll continue to explore compelling ways we can use the positive power of Twitter to strengthen our communities through employee engagement, platform activation, and corporate giving. 

Twitter Statement

The establishement has also open up oppurtunities as Twitter is looking for specialists to join several teams including product, design, engineering, marketing and communications. Full details on current job openings can be found on the Twitter Careers site. Aligned with the existing WFH policies, Twitter is looking forward to welcoming and onboarding new team members remotely so that we can make an immediate impact while we explore the opportunity to open an office in Ghana in the future. 

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