The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has a new boss. She is Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from Nigeria, where she has served as finance minister and foreign minister. She has degrees from Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) — and is a former World Bank managing director. Her CV is all that could be desired.
In terms of calibre, profile and suitability for the job of director-general at the WTO, she seems to have everything. On LinkedIn, the networking site where professionals flaunt their accomplishments and share news of jobs they have landed, Africans and non-Africans waxed lyrical about her appointment. Read More.