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Apart From Twitter, Here Are 2 Big Companies That Also Chose Ghana Over Nigeria

Dan Yaboo|

Twitter has recently announced its plans to open its first African office in Ghana,


The CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, briefly explained the reason why Ghana turned out to be the company’s choice for its African office.

He said the country was a firm supporter of free speech, online freedom, and the open internet. He further explained that Ghana’s recent appointment to host the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area allowed Twitter to “establish a presence in the region ".

 Ghana has severely been chosen over Nigeria by most Multi Investors.


Here are 2 other big companies that choose Ghana for heads Over Nigeria


1 .Fan Milk (Accra HQ)

The dairy milk giant has footprints in Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast Burkina Faso and Togo. However, it chose Accra for its operational headquarters. The dairy milk company was formerly referred to as the Ghanaian Milk Company.

The company was then acquired and owned by a joint partnership of a world food processing company Danone and Abraaj, a private equity firm. Danone went on to buy out all the shares, and become the sole owner of the enterprise.

2.Google AI Lab

Despite having a regular office in Lagos Nigeria, Google, one of the world’s leading internet companies, chose Accra, Ghana as the location for its very first Artificial Intelligence research lab on the African continent.

Google has only 5 of these labs in the world located in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Google HQ and now, Accra.

An associate consultant with Control Risk Africa speaking to CNBC cited Ghana’s political stability and high educational standards as one of the key reasons for Google’s choice.


MORE TO KNOW

Ghana has been embed as a benchmark for peace stability in Africa.The country has been able to maintain political stability for many years and according to the Global Peace Index, Ghana is Africa’s most peaceful country, having been ranked 40th in the world. The locals you meet will always tell you, “Ghana is free. Ghana is peaceful.”

The country also has an abundant supply of electricity. According to USAID, Ghana has 4000mw of installed generation capacity. It has often struggled to contain its excessive power supply.

Ghana’s landscape is a beautiful mosaic of waterfalls, rolling mountains, crystal white beaches, and winding red dirt roads through the countryside. Whether you’re into hiking, surfing, or canoeing, the country is jam packed with breathtaking natural gems and incredible biodiversity.

Moreover, The reason being, the inherent hospitality and warmth of the Ghana people, who love to show off their new modern avatar in its vivid forms. So expect to be welcomed with the universal “Akwaaba” whenever you enter a hotel, restaurant or a Ghana home. With faces wreathed in smiles, bows and divine hospitality, the people of Ghana go all out to make you feel welcome and enjoy the mosaic of cultures and colors that is quintessential Ghana.


Ghana is indeed a Beautiful country, live in Ghana, love it and stay in.

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