U.S. seeks to block Nigerian leader’s bid for WTO chief

U.S. seeks to block Nigerian leader’s bid for WTO chief

The World Trade Organization says it is standing by Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the most likely selection for the director general position, but that support comes as the United States seeks to block the accomplished Nigerian from becoming the first African woman to lead the WTO. “The candidate that had…

Kenya: WTO conference continues with hope for positive outcome

On Tuesday December 15 the 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) was opened in Nairobi, Kenya with an appeal by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for concrete results. “Our countries firmly believe in the multilateral trading system’s ability to deliver meaningful outcomes for our growth, development and poverty reduction…