Barely three days after workers resumed officially at Twitter’s Africa Office in Ghana, many of them have been sacked as part of the mass layoffs announced by Elon Musk.
KOKO TV could not ascertain how many workers were affected at the Africa Office. But earlier, we reported that the social media company planned to cut about 3,700 of its workforce.
On Friday, many staffs in the US could not log in to the company’s system after a notice announced the impending layoffs.
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Twitter Africa Office: Although the company announced the establishment of its Africa Office in Ghana last year, most of its African employees worked from their respective homes and countries over a year.
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Earlier this week, they all resumed for the first time at the Ghana Office. A Senior Partner in Ghana and Nigeria announced this on Twitter. He said:
A year ago Twitter entered Africa via Ghana. Today we officially opened Twitter’s Africa HQ in Accra, and for the first time, all Tweeps in the region left their home desks and convened to work as #OneTeam. Worth celebrating amidst all the back-to-back news headlines.
Elon Musk is facing heavy criticism from left wing American media, since his acquisition of the bird app, over what they call the unrestricted freedom to spew hate, bigotry and fake news without check.
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