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.
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Nov 11, 2022

Twitter closes Africa office after Ghanaian lay-offs

Employees have described the offer of three months’ severance as “insulting”.
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.

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.