Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala named first female, African boss of WTO

The World Trade Organization has appointed Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its new director-general – making her the first woman and first African to hold the role. Dr Okonzo-Ijeawala served as Nigeria’s finance minister and worked for 25 years as a specialist in development economics at the World Bank. She says she can be a “clear set of eyes” for the global trade body.

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