Months after the Trump administration rejected her, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala received a unanimous backing to become the first woman and first African director-general of the World Trade Organization. As director-general, Okonjo-Iweala will need to broker international trade talks in the face of persistent U.S.-China trade conflict; respond to pressure to reform trade rules. GuardianTV spoke with Cheta Nwanze, Lead Partner, SB Morgen on what this means for world trade.
Expectations are high among Africans and African leaders as former US vice president, Joe Biden takes office as the 46th President of the United States. The biggest question right now on the mind of African leaders is how will a Joe Biden presidency affect Africa’s over 1.3 billion people?
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,' multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, take a look at the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration and ask; 5 years of Buhari administration: What's there to defend?
Earlier today, in Abuja and some parts of Nigeria, protesters converged to commemorate the first anniversary of the #RevolutionNow protests that saw a cross-section of Nigerians demanding better governance from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on 5 August 2019. This did not go down well with the security agencies who descend on protesters in an effort to stop the protest.
The 43 Nigerian Ministers under President Muhammadu Buhari’s second administration have all been assigned their portfolios. For an analysis of the list and examining portfolios versus credentials of Nigeria's new ministers – Onyekachi Adekoya, Managing Director of PR24 Nigeria and Johnson Chukwu, CEO of Cowry Asset Management join CNBC Africa for more.