Twitter closes Africa office after Ghanaian lay-offs
Employees have described the offer of three months’ severance as “insulting”.
Nov 11, 2022
Jan 13, 2022
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.
Nov 30, 2021
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.
Jun 29, 2021
Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension
Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Jun 7, 2021
Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter
Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
May 5, 2021
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.
Apr 15, 2021
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.
Apr 13, 2021
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.
Dec 9, 2020
Nigeria: ENDSARS campaign tests relations in telecommunications
Twitter, NCC, operators weigh in on recent developments and roles played.
Jul 17, 2020
Twitter hack unlikely to ruffle African crypto communities
Industry insiders offer their perspective on recent incident involving demand for Bitcoin
May 29, 2020
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.
Mar 10, 2017
Africa's software engineers urged to check prejudicial content
Twitter's Associate Product Manager believes developers need to be more aware of how bias and discrimination can emerge within content.
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