World Lens: Week in Review — March 27

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African Nations Back Nigerian for Next World Bank Chief

South AfricaNigeria and Angola are all backing Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as a candidate for president of the World Bank, the world’s largest development agency.

"She is the candidate of choice; not just for Africa but for everyone else," said Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, according to the Wall Street Journal.

(Photo: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)

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