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adjournment of the crucial meeting on 9 November awaiting Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Africa will have to wait a little longer before it knows whether Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be the next director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The organization responsible for managing trade relations around the world has actually postponed the meeting on Monday, November 9, where members had to choose between the Nigerian candidate and the South Korean Yoo Myung-hee. The position of the United States in contrast to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala complicates everything. The WTO is an institution in crisis,…

political aversion while awaiting results

Tense atmosphere in Côte d'Ivoire, where the results of the presidential election this Saturday are now to be announced. The vote was boycotted by the opposition, which is already talking about a "failure" in power, while President Alassane Ouattara, who is seeking a very controversial third term, called for calm. With our…

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