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Benin republic did the right thing for Okonjo Iweala, they will be respected forever

The struggle for the selection of an African as the director-general of the World trade organization has been getting really tough, especially for the Nigerian candidate who has been facing a series of opposition from the Egyptian side. Okonjo-Iweala Three Africans were nominated to run for the position in the World trade organization. They include Nigeria's Okonjo-iweala, Egypt's Hamid Mamdouh and Benin Republic's Eloi Laourou. The world trade organisation was founded in 1995, and ever since its creation, it

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Benin republic did the right thing for Okonjo Iweala, they will be respected forever

COVID

World Trade Organization Director-General : Meet The Contestants

Six influential candidates will be vying to become the head of the World Trade Organization. They are,Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who is the former Minister of finance and coordinating Minister of the economy during the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Others includes,South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee,Amina Mohamed who is the former Kenyan foreign minister,Mexico’s former WTO deputy director-general Jesus Seade Kuri; Egyptian former diplomat Hamid Mamdouh; and former Moldovan foreign

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World Trade Organization Director-General : Meet The Contestants

POLITICS

Meet The Two Other African Candidates Battling Ngozi Okonjo Iweala For The Position Of WTO DG

The position for the Director General of the World Trade organization has begun with audition among the candidates who are contesting for the position. In Africa, three candidates from Egypt, Nigeria and Kenya will be battling the remaining candidates from Europe, American and Asia for the position. Africa is yet to take the position of the DG of WTO as Ngozi Okonjo Iweala of Nigeria, Hamid Mamdouh of Egypt and Amina Mohammed of Kenya are trying to make the dream come true by submitting their candidature for

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Meet The Two Other African Candidates Battling Ngozi Okonjo Iweala For The Position Of WTO DG

COVID

Opinion: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Might Become The Next WTO Chief Because Of This Reason

The race to becoming the next World Trade Organization (WTO) chief began fully for Ngozi Okonjo Iweala on June 9th, when the Nigerian government officially nominated her for the top position of the organization. And the race to succeed the current WTO Director-General, Mr. Roberto Azevédo, when he steps down on August 31st, 2020, has continued to intensify. But then, it had seemed there will be a major setback in Okonjo Iweala's chances of emerging as the next WTO chief when African Union called for her removal

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Opinion: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Might Become The Next WTO Chief Because Of This Reason

POLITICS

Okonjo Iwuala Has Very Strong Opposition For WTO's Job, As She Lacks The Support of African Union

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala the Nigerian former finance minister, who is vying for the post of the Director General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), has a very strong opposition, in the candidate from Egypt Mr Hamid Mamdouh, who said that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, lacks the support of African countries in her quest to become the Director General of WTO. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is vying to become the first African, to preside over the World Trade Organisation as Director General and she said she has the backing of the President

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Okonjo Iwuala Has Very Strong Opposition For WTO's Job, As She Lacks The Support of African Union

POLITICS

Opinion: Egypt's candidate's WTO Race Fallout Might be Related to their Attacks on Okonjo Iweala

On Friday, September 18th, 2020, the World Trade Organisation announced the recent update as regards the ongoing race for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade organization. The chairman of the organization's council, David Walker, has mentioned that the candidates that were dropped failed to gather as many votes needed to scale the first of the three rounds voting. He however emphasized that their fallout definitely has nothing to do with their expertise level of professionalism, and that

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Opinion: Egypt's candidate's WTO Race Fallout Might be Related to their Attacks on Okonjo Iweala

POLITICS

The Pharoahs are not relenting, they are still coming against Okonjo Iweala

Okonjo Iweala has given her plans for the World Trade Organisation if selected as the director-general of this world renowned organisation. However, Okonjo Iweala is not really bothered about anything aside the fact that another contending country for this position, will not stop attacking her nomination as Nigeria's candidate. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari made a late replacement with Okonjo Iweala, and ever since then the Pharaoh's nation has been coming against Nigeria and her candidate, Okonjo Iweala.

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The Pharoahs are not relenting, they are still coming against Okonjo Iweala

POLITICS

(Opinion) Egypt's WTO Fallout: Egypt has to apologise to Nigeria for these 2 reasons

After the Egypt candidate, Hamid Mamdouh was dropped on the 18th of September, 2020, alongside two other candidates fighting for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, I believe it is high time Egypt apologized to Nigeria for the following reasons. 1. For attacking Okonjo-Iweala's nomination On June 4th, 2020, the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari announced that the previously nominated candidate for the Director-General position in the world trade organisation, Yonov Agah, would

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(Opinion) Egypt's WTO Fallout: Egypt has to apologise to Nigeria for these 2 reasons

BUSINESS

Reactions As Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Wins First Run Of Elections At World Trade Organization (Photos)

Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iwela, the former Finance Minister of Nigeria has won the first run of elections for the the position of Director General, Worid Trade Organization in Geneva. She was selected alongside four others earlier today to proceed to the next stage of the elections. Recall that Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has persistently campaigned for the coveted position of the DG of WTO, following the stepping down of the stepping down of Roberto Azevedo, the immediate past DG from Brazil. The three contestants who didn't

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Reactions As Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Wins First Run Of Elections At World Trade Organization (Photos)

BUSINESS

Okonjo – Iweala Makes WTO Final Shortlist.

The former Nigerian Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo – Iweala has successfully made it to the final shortlist of candidates for the post of the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The vacancy which arose during the time the Brazilian director general, Roberto Azevedo, had earlier decided to step aside at the end of August, prior to the successful elapse of his tenure and gave rise to the contest, saw the body dropped three candidates and also plans to bring down the number of contestants

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Okonjo – Iweala Makes WTO Final Shortlist.

BUSINESS

Okonjo-Iweala, five others jostle for WTO job

Six applicants are competing to turn into the following top of the World Trade Organization, an establishment which confronted mammoth difficulties even before the pandemic-driven worldwide monetary emergency struck.  The six applicants are previous Nigerian outside and account serve Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee; Kenya's previous remote clergyman Amina Mohamed; Mexico's previous WTO representative chief general Jesus Seade Kuri; Egyptian previous ambassador Hamid Mamdouh; and

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Okonjo-Iweala, five others jostle for WTO job

BUSINESS

WTO retains Okonjo-Iweala in final shortlist

World Trade Organisation has dropped three candidates from the race of who becomes the next Director-General of the organisation after the first round of voting. There is also plan to further reduce the number of contestants to two final candidates in the coming weeks in the second of voting. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria is one of the remaining contestants vying for the top position on the body. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a former Managing Director of the World Bank and a former finance Minister in Nigeria. According

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WTO retains Okonjo-Iweala in final shortlist

BUSINESS

WTO Retains Okonjo-Iweala, Evicts Three Candidate

The members of the World Trade Organization have expelled three aspirants from the contest to become the next Director-general of the organization. The members of the World Trade Organization however maintain Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from Nigeria, as reported by Bloomberg on Friday. Okonjo-Iweala is the past minister of finance in Nigeria and past Managing Director for World Bank. The Geneva-based World Trade Organization announced Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh, Mexico’s Jesus Seade, and Moldova’s Ulianovschi Tudor

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WTO Retains Okonjo-Iweala, Evicts Three Candidate

BUSINESS

Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala Inches closer to WTO Chairmanship

Nigeria's Oknojo-Iwaela inched closer to becoming the Director General of the World Trade Centre (WTO) following the dropping of three names, the Punch Newspaper (online) reports. Apart from the Punch, the Vanguard newspaper (online) also has this story. The Geneva- based organization is also planning to reduce the number to two contestants from the four that are left in the race for the exalted position in the coming days. According to the Punch, those who were dropped are "Mexico ’s Jesus Seade , Egypt’s

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Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala Inches closer to WTO Chairmanship

POLITICS

Okonjo-Iweala: WTO drops 3 candidates in race for Director-General

The world trade organisation has dropped three of the candidates who are fighting their way to become the next Director-General of the organisation. Luck has however shone on Nigeria's candidate okonjo-iweala, as the organisation has retained the vibrant Nigerian candidate to remain in the race for the seat. These developments within the organisation was released on Bloomberg on Friday. According to the report from bloomberg.com, the organisation also has plans to drop more candidates in the coming weeks, until

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Okonjo-Iweala: WTO drops 3 candidates in race for Director-General

POLITICS

Do You Wish Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Becomes The W.T.O DG? Then You Need To Meet Her Competitors

Do You Wish Okonjo Iweala Wins The Post Of The WTO DG? Then You Need To Meet Her Competitors (Photo) The former Nigerian Minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is contesting for the post of the Director General of the World Trade Organization. She is however not just the only African that is contesting for the post, neither is she the only woman that is contesting. Check out the brief profile of the contestants below. 1) Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is from Nigeria, and she was the former Minister of finance. 2)

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Do You Wish Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Becomes The W.T.O DG? Then You Need To Meet Her Competitors

EDUCATION

World Trade Organisation Screens Out Three Candidates, Okonjo-Iweala Still In Race

Today we bring to you an article on how world trade organization screens out three candidates, Okonjo-Iweala still in race. The World Trade Organisation has screened out three candidates in the race for Director-General of the global trade group. Nigeria’s candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is, however, still in the race. The removed candidates are Mexico’s Jesus Seade, Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh, and Moldova’s Tudor Ulianovschi. David Walker, General Council Chairman of the WTO in a statement on Friday said,

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World Trade Organisation Screens Out Three Candidates, Okonjo-Iweala Still In Race

POLITICS

WTO Presidency: Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo Iweala on the verge of making history

The race to secure the position of the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has entered another level as the number of contestants have started dropping following the elimination of three names from the initial eight with just five persons to slug it out in the second round of the contest. The Director General position of the World Trade Organization became vacant when the current Director General of the organization Roberto Azevedo, decided/announced that he will be stepping down at the end

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WTO Presidency: Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo Iweala on the verge of making history