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Ghana basks in Twitter抯 surprise choice as Africa HQ

Monday, April 26, 2021 > 12:14:56
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The BBC Africa



Twitter delivered a surprise for Africa when it said it was establishing a regional headquarters in the West African nation of Ghana, triggering vigorous debate about the business environment for technology start-ups across the continent.



For the social media giant, its decision was based on shared values - Ghana supports "free speech, online freedom, and the open internet".



The fact it also serves as the HQ for the African Continental Free Trade Area - established to accelerate intra-African trade and freedom of movement - seems to have cemented Ghana's appeal as a gateway to the region.



Ghana was a way of becoming "more immersed in the rich and vibrant communities that drive the conversations taking place every day across the African continent", Twitter said.



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