Tag: Amina Mohamed

What reforms are needed for the WTO?

Yesterday afternoon at least two of the African candidates for the top job at the World Trade Organization went in for their interviews before delegates at its headquarters in Geneva in Switzerland. Kenyan government minister Amina Mohamed and former Nigerian finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala 15 minutes each to put forward their case for the job. Then each was grilled for 75 minutes by delegates about their vision for the future of world trade. John Stremlau, Honorary Professor of International Relations joins CNBC Africa for more.

Here is what awaits the next WTO leader

At least two of the African candidates for the top job at the World Trade Organization will go for their interviews before delegates at its headquarters in Geneva in Switzerland today. Kenyan government minister Amina Mohamed and former Nigerian finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala 15 minutes each to put forward their case for the job. Then each will be grilled for 75 minutes by delegates about their vision for the future of world trade. CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop took a look at the background. International Relations Analyst, Brook Spector unpacks this further.

Kenya’s AMB Amina Mohamed conferred one of Japan’s highest honours

Mohamed is known as an excellent strategist with proven negotiation and managerial skills, having demonstrated solid leadership in every domestic and international post she has held.

Could this be the African Union's next Chairperson?

Africa has warmly received the nomination of Ambassador Dr Amina Mohamed to be the next Chairperson of the AU Commission, will she win?
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