Nigerian economist set to become first female chief of World Trade Organization

Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala became the first woman and first African to be appointed as the head of the World Trade Organization. The appointment, which takes effect from March 1, came after the U.S. President Joe Biden endorsed her candidacy.  Okonjo-Iweala has been Nigeria’s finance minister and, briefly, foreign minister, and has had a 25-year …

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