Counting the Cost
Black gold: Libya's salvation?
Libya is running out of cash as the battle there drags on, but could oil help the anti-Gaddafi forces?
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2011 10:29

Libya is running out of cash as the battle drags on but could a tanker full of black gold be the salvation of the anti-Gaddafi forces?

Plus, the conundrum of Nigeria – oil riches put it on course to become Africa's biggest economy, but a crucial election is postponed because ballot papers have not been sent out.

And, Portugal raises the white flag, finally admitting what the markets long suspected – it does need a financial bailout.

This episode of Counting the Cost aired from Friday, April 8, 2011.

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