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22/08/2017 01:00 AM
DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Oct 27
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21/08/2017 09:06 PM
UPDATE 2-Nigeria's Buhari warns off separatists, takes back control after treatment
* Buhari writes to lawmakers saying resumed duties (Adds Buhari to work from home)

21/08/2017 05:59 PM
UPDATE 2-Lebanon monitored Australia bomb plot suspects - minister
BEIRUT, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Lebanon monitored the brothers accused of plotting to blow up a flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi for over a year and coordinated with the Australian government on it for a long time, the Lebanese interior minister said on Monday.

21/08/2017 05:08 PM
W. Africa Crude-Diffs underpinned by strong margins, weak freight
LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Differentials for Angolan grades were supported by strong margins and weak freight rates while trade was limited as the focus was on several tenders due to close this week.

21/08/2017 02:56 PM
BRIEF-Nigerian Aviation Handling says Norbert Bielderman to resign as CEO
* NIGERIAN AVIATION HANDLING - NORBERT BIELDERMAN RESIGNED FROM NIGERIAN AVIATION HANDLING COMPANY PLC AS MANAGING DIRECTOR/ CEO WITH EFFECT FROM AUG 31 Source text for Eikon: [http://bit.ly/2xkEefk] Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

21/08/2017 02:04 PM
FEATURE-Reggae helps heal mental wounds of torture for migrants in Italy
ROME, Aug 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a tiny makeshift rehearsal studio in a residential neighbourhood of Rome, Nigerian asylum seeker Sylvester Ezeala let slip a smile as he drummed a pair of claves to the mesmeric beat of African reggae.

21/08/2017 12:36 PM
Lebanon foiled suicide bomb attack on Australia-Abu Dhabi flight - minister
CAIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Lebanon foiled a plot by a suicide bomber to blow up a plane bound for the United Arab Emirates from Australia earlier this month, Lebanon's interior minister said on Monday.

21/08/2017 12:10 PM
Nigeria's President Buhari notifies parliament of his return
LAGOS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a letter officially notifying parliament of his return, the presidency's official Twitter account said on Monday.

21/08/2017 07:02 AM
Nigeria's Buhari says separatists cross red line, unity not negotiable
ABUJA, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Separatists calling for the breakup of Nigeria have crossed a red line and the country's unity is not negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday in his first speech since returning home after three months of medical leave in Britain.

21/08/2017 06:02 AM
African Markets - Factors to watch on Aug 21
NAIROBI, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares were fragile on Monday as investors remained unconvinced about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to fulfil his economic agenda, even as the departure of his controversial policy strategist raised hopes of some progress. WORLD OIL PR