March 9, 2021

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala set to be first African boss of WTO

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After nearly six months without a leader, the World Trade Organization looks set to appoint Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its first female and first African leader on Monday. Dr Okonjo-Iweala used to be Nigeria’s finance minister. She is not a trade expert but says she can be a “clear set of eyes” for the global trade body.

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