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WTO confirms Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala as new boss

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The World Trade Organization has confirmed Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its first female – and first African – director-general. The former Nigerian finance minister faces the uphill battle of trying to reform the international body, saying it plays a "vital" role in helping the global economy recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Also in today's show: France extends its emergency aid for the most vulnerable workers and Jaguar Land Rover accelerates its electric transition.