Hackers takeover Uganda parliament Twitter account
The legislature urged citizens to follow a new account – @Parliament _Ug – for plenary updates and official communication from parliament.Staff Writer
Twitter closes Africa office after Ghanaian lay-offs
Employees have described the offer of three months’ severance as “insulting”.
Twitter users to tweet again in Nigeria
Reuters reports on agreement reached between authorities and social network, including the opening of a local Twitter office in the West African country.
Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO
The company’s board of directors has unanimously appointed Parag Agrawal as CEO and a member of the board, effective immediately.
Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension
Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter
Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
Twitter’s Dorsey to be based in Ghana for six months
Online media have reported on fresh development regarding the social network’s decision to set up HQ in the country.
Ghana’s mixed track record with social media regulation
While Twitter intends to establish its Africa HQ in the country, internet freedom organisations remain concerned.
Twitter sets up Africa headquarters in Ghana
The company establishes its first physical presence on the African continent, 15 years after the launch of the micro-blogging platform.
Nigeria: ENDSARS campaign tests relations in telecommunications
Twitter, NCC, operators weigh in on recent developments and roles played.
Twitter hack unlikely to ruffle African crypto communities
Industry insiders offer their perspective on recent incident involving demand for Bitcoin
Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump
US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.