Twitter Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, Jack Dorsey, has announced that the social networking service will be basing its new Africa headquarters in Ghana.
The announcement was shared Monday on Twitter’s own blog and via Dorsey’s personal account.
Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo quickly confirmed the news, stating that Ghana welcomed the announcement and the confidence reflected by the giant social media company’s choice of country.
According to BBC News, Twitter found Ghana to be an appropriate and convenient option for their Africa headquarters, citing that the country supports its growth goals on the continent. Twitter also stated that it aimed to create more presence in Africa by expanding the creative space for culturally relevant conversations, and experiences, taking place across the continent.