Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala becomes first woman, African to lead WTO

WASHINGTON: Three months after the Trump administration rejected her, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala received unanimous backing on Monday to become the first woman and first African director-general of the World Trade Organization. She was appointed director-general of the

Pakistan to strengthen ties with African countries, establish embassies

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has envisaged the ‘Engage Africa Policy’ to strengthen ties and increase its diplomatic missions with all African countries. Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani said Pakistan will open an embassy in Djibouti owing to the growing economic and political importance

African Union condemns Trump’s peace plan in Middle East

ADDIS ABABA: On Sunday, African leaders condemned the Mideast peace plan of US President Donald Trump as unacceptable, taking advantage of an African Union meeting to express solidarity with the Palestinian people. Chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki