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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

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala set to become first woman WTO chief

WASHINGTON: The United States offered its strong support to Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO), clearing a path for her to become the body’s first female and first African leader. The move marks by President Joe