16 Mar 2021
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala recently became the first woman and African to hold the exalted position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The history-making economist spoke with GuardianTV’s Njideka Agbo, amongst other things, on her mission at the WTO and personal style.
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US President Joe Biden has launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations. The plan provides a means for partner countries to deal with key issues including climate change, supply chain and digital trade.
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The Taliban has made face veils mandatory for all Afghan women appearing in public, including those on television. This edict was ignored by presenters on Saturday, but they relented a day later.
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The former human rights minister of Pakistan was arrested, prompting protests from her supporters before she was later released. She was a close aide of ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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The COP15 conference is meeting to address issues of land degradation, advancing deserts and deforestation. Experts and activists hope that this will not be just another high-level conference with no concrete results.
Rio Ferdinand fronting Amazon documentary series about race, mental health and sexuality in football
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Rio Ferdinand fronting Amazon documentary series about race, mental health and sexuality in football Former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand is reportedly working on a trio of documentaries for Amazon about race, mental health and sexuality in football.