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19/07/2018 05:32 PM
W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude sells quickly due to open arbitrage
LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) - Angolan grades were selling swiftly but Nigerian traders stayed on the sidelines as key programmes were still missing.

19/07/2018 03:52 PM
Eqypt's EFG Hermes to buy Nigerian broker in frontier market push
LAGOS, July 19 (Reuters) - Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes said on Thursday it will acquire Nigerian broker Primera Africa as it pushes to expand its capital market business across frontier markets.

19/07/2018 03:44 PM
Nigeria Wema Bank to sell 20 bln naira debt to boost capital ratio
LAGOS, July 19 (Reuters) - Nigeria's Wema Bank plans to issue 20 billion naira of debt in August to boost its capital adequacy, its acting chief executive said on Thursday.

19/07/2018 03:33 PM
REFILE--Senegal convicts 13 for attempt to establish jihadist cell
DAKAR, July 19 (Reuters) - Senegal sentenced 13 people to prison on Thursday for their attempt to establish a homegrown jihadist cell modelled on Boko Haram.

19/07/2018 02:22 PM
Cameroon arrests four soldiers suspected of executing women and children
YAOUNDE, July 19 (Reuters) - Cameroon has arrested four soldiers suspected of shooting dead two women and two children in the country's far north where its army is battling jihadist group Boko Haram, two security sources told Reuters.

19/07/2018 01:48 PM
WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenyan shilling seen on back foot, others steady
NAIROBI, July 19 (Reuters) - Kenya's local currency is likely to come under pressure next week but the Nigerian, Zambian and Ugandan currencies should remain stable.

19/07/2018 01:41 PM
Nigeria to need up to $300 mln for new national carrier-document
LAGOS, July 19 (Reuters) - Nigeria's new national airline will require initial capital of between $150 million and $300 million, and the government is seeking a strategic partner to operate the carrier, the government stated in a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.

19/07/2018 06:01 AM
North Korea, Eritrea have highest rates of modern slavery - report
NEW YORK, July 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - North Korea and Eritrea have the world's highest rates of enslaved people, said a global survey released on Thursday that focused on the roles of conflict and government repression in modern slavery.

18/07/2018 05:45 PM
Canada's Trudeau, facing criticism, appoints border security minister
TORONTO, July 18 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday appointed a minister responsible for border-crossing asylum seekers, tens of thousands of whom have walked across the border since early 2017, as his government comes under fire for not taking the issue seriously.

18/07/2018 04:49 PM
W. Africa Crude-Nigerian loading programmes trickle out
LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) - Some Nigerian loading programmes began to emerge on Wednesday but trade was thin as Angolan term allocations had not yet been announced and several tenders were pending.