As Twitter imploded with mass layoffs and a controversial new policy, spearheaded by its new owner, billionaire Elon Musk, the company’s operations in Africa seem to be compromised. The majority of employees of Twitter’s short-lived office in Accra have indeed been dismissed, leaving doubts about its continuity.
Twitter: Elon Musk lays off everywhere… but settles in Ghana
On April 12, 2021, Twitter had however announced that it was making its mark on the continent. “As a champion of democracy, Ghana is a supporter of freedom of expression, online freedom and the open internet, of which Twitter is also an advocate, the company said in a statement at the time. In addition, Ghana’s recent appointment to host the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat aligns with our overall goal of establishing a presence in the region