WTO: Director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become the first African woman.

South Korea’s Trade Minister, Yoo Myung-hee, has abandoned her bid to head the World Trade Organization, following consultation with her chief backer, the United States. No explanation has been offered. Twice Nigeria’s finance minister and its first woman foreign minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been described as a trailblazer. The 66-year-old is looking to make more history as she bids […]

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