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African Markets – Factors to watch on Aug 18 August 18, 2015

NAIROBI, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The following company
announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency
market moves and political events may affect African markets on
Tuesday.
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EVENTS
KENYA – Weekly tea, coffee auction results…

Pakistan, Afghanistan must step up fight against polio – WHO August 17, 2015

GENEVA, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Pakistan and Afghanistan must
intensify efforts to halt spread of the crippling poliovirus,
including better screening of travellers heading abroad, the
World Health Organization said on Monday.

W. Africa Crude-Angolan differentials seen vulnerable August 17, 2015

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Differentials for Angolan crude
oil for October export are likely to come under pressure due to
lower demand from Asian buyers, traders said.

Nigerian stock index falls 4-1/2 month low, naira firms August 17, 2015

LAGOS, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Nigerian stocks fell to a four and
half months low on Monday, undermined by heavyweight cement and
energy firms, while the naira currency firmed on the parallel
market on weak demand.

Nigeria’s League Management Company seeks legislation to stop corporate sponsorship of foreign clubs August 17, 2015

One of the main challenges for domestic football leagues in Africa is the overwhelming popularity of European football and clubs amongst African fans.

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African Markets – Factors to watch on Aug 17 August 17, 2015

NAIROBI, Aug 17 (Reuters) – The following company
announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency
market moves and political events may affect African markets on
Monday.
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GLOBAL MARKETS
Asian equities were mostly lower on…

Boko Haram leader Shekau says he is alive August 17, 2015

LAGOS, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Abubakar Shekau says he is alive
and still the leader of Islamist sect Boko Haram, denying
reports he is dead, according to a new audio message quoted on
social media on Sunday.

UPDATE 2-Nigeria’s NNPC to review production-sharing contracts, joint ventures August 16, 2015

ABUJA, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The new head of the Nigerian
National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) said on Sunday he will review all
production-sharing contracts and joint venture agreements with
its partners “to reflect current day realities in the global oil
and …

Nigeria’s NNPC to review production-sharing contracts, joint ventures August 16, 2015

ABUJA, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The new head of the Nigerian
National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) said on Sunday he will review all
production-sharing contracts and joint venture agreements with
its partners “to reflect current day realities in the global oil
and …

Soccer-Emenike quick to fill Gyan void for Al Ain August 16, 2015

Aug 16 (Reuters) – Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike helped Al Ain fans quickly forget the loss of talisman Asamoah Gyan by scoring twice on his debut in a 4-2 win over Al Nasr to lift the Arabian Gulf Super Cup.

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