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German govt ignores Nigeria, picks Ghana to establish West African center for global health

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The German Government has said it will back the establishment of a German-West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention in Ghana.

“Excellent news: Germany Flag of Germany will support the launch of a new “German-West African Center for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention,” the German ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff, tweeted on his official handle on Thursday evening.

The ambassador added, “It will be located in Ghana and be part of 8 new centres worldwide to fight global challenges.”

This comes as tech giant, Twitter, ignores Nigeria for Ghana -Twitter explained that its decision was based on Ghana being “a supporter of free speech, online freedom, and the Open Internet, of which Twitter is also an advocate.”

“Today, in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited to announce that we are now actively building a team in Ghana,” the social media giant noted in a blog post published on Monday evening while reiterating its commitment to invest in talents whenever it enters new markets.

“To truly serve the public conversation, we must be more immersed in the rich and vibrant communities that drive the conversations taking place every day across the African continent.”

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