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23/11/2017 05:29 AM
African Markets - Factors to watch on Nov 23
NAIROBI, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS The dollar was on the defensive Thursday after suffering its worst drubbing in five months while bonds celebrated a comeback on speculation the Federal Reserve might not tighten U.S. policy as aggressively as previously thought. WORLD OIL PRICES

23/11/2017 12:02 AM
DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Jan 10
Guide to Economic Indicators ----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events -----------------------------------------------------------

23/11/2017 12:01 AM
Soccer-Nigeria to take exciting crop of young talent to Russia
CAPE TOWN, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Nigeria are the only one of Africa's five representatives from the last World Cup who return for the 2018 edition in Russia and will be looking to better their place in the last 16 in Brazil.

22/11/2017 05:32 PM
W. Africa Crude-IOC buys 4 mln barrels, Socar sells Bonga
LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - India's IOC purchased 4 million barrels of oil from Shell and Total, but other spot deals were limited due to several other pending tenders.

22/11/2017 01:19 PM
UPDATE 1-Board of South Africa's PPC rejects Fairfax offer, AfriSam merger
* PPC shares up more than 2 pct (Adds details, share price, background)

22/11/2017 01:00 PM
Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive
LAGOS, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa.

22/11/2017 12:40 PM
Britain wants Zimbabwe to rejoin international community - PM May
LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Britain wants Zimbabwe to rejoin the international community following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.

22/11/2017 12:36 PM
UK PM MAY SAYS WANT TO SEE ZIMBABWE REJOINING THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
UK PM MAY SAYS WANT TO SEE ZIMBABWE REJOINING THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

22/11/2017 12:06 PM
BRIEF-Manaksia Steels' unit to buy Far East Steel Industries
* Unit ā€¨Technomet International Fze entered agreement to buy about 99.9 percent of issued and paid-up capital of Far East Steel Industries

22/11/2017 12:00 PM
Trafigura's purchases from state oil firms rose in 2016 - report
LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Trafigura's aggregate direct purchases of crude, refined products and natural gas from national oil companies rose in 2016 to a third of its traded volumes, up from about a quarter in 2015, according to the company's annual responsibility report published on Wednesday.