Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala recently became the first woman and African to hold the exalted position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The history-making economist spoke with GuardianTV’s Njideka Agbo, amongst other things, on her mission at the WTO and personal style.
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.
The Africa Risk Capacity is a specialised Agency of the African Union and they are currently undertaking an urgent exercise to model the potential impact of the coronavirus on Africa to inform and guide member states. This modelling according to the ARC will look into the likely short-term and medium-term effects of the pandemic on the continent as well as how to mitigate these shocks. Mohamed Beavogui, Director General and United Nations Assistant Secretary General, African Risk Capacity joins CNBC Africa for more insight into this.
Mary Nnenna Njoku (also known as Mary Remmy or Mary Remmy Njoku, born March 20, 1985) is a Nigerian actress and film producer, and Director General of the award-winning Lagos-based film house, ROK Studios, in Nigeria, which was recently acquired by French TV giant, CANAL+.
The first witness brought by the ICPC to testify in the ongoing trial of the Suspended Director General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, has told the court that Mr. Gwarzo qualifies for severance benefit according to the resolution of the commission's board
Ahead of Tuesday’s democracy day celebrations in Nigeria, Vincent Anigbogu, Director General of the Institute for National Transformation joins CNBC Africa to discuss some necessary steps needed to make the country’s journey to national unity much smoother.