‘Lack of consensus caused Kyerematen’

Business News of Friday, 12 April 2013

Source: Joy Online

Alan Kyeremanteng 01.06

Trade activist and Executive Director of Third World Network, Dr. Yaw Graham is suggesting that Alan Kyerematen’s missed out on the WTO top job due to the lack of consensus on selecting one candidate from Africa.

Ghana’s former Trade Minister, yesterday reportedly lost out in his quest to head the World Trade Organization.

This was after the organization’s council shortlisted the nine candidates to five in the first selection process.

Unlike the other continents that presented one candidate, Africa had two, that is, Alan Kyeremanten from Ghana and Kenya’s Amina Mohamed.

Dr. Graham tells Joy Business the continent has itself to blame for not having any of its candidates in the shortlist.