Race to find new World Bank leader could take power from U.S.

Mar 21, 2012
How would the IMF and the World Bank really change if the new leader was appointed from a developing nation instead of the U.S.?

Mid-day Extra: Protests in Nigeria over oil subsidy cuts

Jan 9, 2012
We speak to Marketplace's senior foreign editor, John Buckley, about protests going on in Nigeria over corruption in the government, and the recent cut of oil subsidies there.

Nigeria loses oil subsidy, fuel prices double

Jan 2, 2012
Nigerians are expressing outrage this morning. The government has just announced it's nixing a longtime fuel subsidy. Gas prices there have more than doubled in many places.
Motorists are lining up today to stock up on fuel as the Nigerian government declared the end of oil subsidies in the country.