Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is a dogged fighter. In 2012 she decided to run for president of the World Bank. But a US American has always headed the World Bank, just as European has always headed the IMF (International Monetary Fund). So, South Korean US American Jim Yong Kim was chosen for the World Bank top…… Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: Courageous World Bank Candidate Lands Instead In World Trade Organization Top Seat
China has just inked a free trade deal with 15 economies in the Asia Pacific region. The deal is called the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership- RCEP. It creates a new free trade area with 2.2 billion people. That’s about 30% of the world’s population. The combined GDP of the RCEP is estimated at $26 trillion.…… Continue reading China, Others Create RCEP With GDP Of $26 Trillion
The European Union has thrown its weight behind Former Minister of Finance of Nigeria Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, in her bid to become President of the World Trade Organisation. See details
Stuff, a company that brought in $5.5 million from revenue of $269 million last year, has just been sold for $1! You heared right, $1! I mean, why would the owners of Stuff, an Australian news site worth millions be sold for just $1? One dollar? Money that’s not enough to buy a cuppa coffee…… Continue reading STUFF: AUSTRALIAN COMPANY WORTH MILLIONS SOLD FOR $1!
Germany has taken over the EU rotating presidency for the next 6 months. This comes at a time when there is widespread feeling that the US is stepping away from global leadership. Analysts point to the US withdrawal from ‘compulsory commitment’ to international treaties and norms under President Donald Trump-who sees the United States as…… Continue reading SHADA ISLAM CALLS FOR GERMANY TO TAKEOVER WORLD LEADERSHIP FROM THE US