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Okonjo-Iweala Named Forbes Africa Person Of The Year

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister and a candidate for the office of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been named Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2020. Forbes Africa announced...

Uncertainty As US Rejects Okonjo-Iweala WTO Appointment

The United States of America has rejected Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO. The WTO’s bid to pick its new leader has been plunged into uncertainty for...

WTO: France, Germany, 104 Other Countries Back Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria’s former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s bid to become the first African and first female director-general of the World Trade Organisation has received a major boost. This is as 27 European Union member states...

Most EU Members Have Backed Okonjo-Iweala For WTO DG – Diplomats

Most EU capitals back former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead the World Trade Organisation, sources said Monday, but she has yet to receive unanimous backing. The 66-year was her country’s first woman...
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