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17/08/2018 09:06 PM
In northeast Nigerian camp, 1 in 200 young children 'died over 2 weeks'
ABUJA, Aug 17 (Reuters) - More than one of every 200 children aged under five at a camp in northeast Nigeria died in just two weeks in early August, according to Reuters calculations based on data from aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on Friday.

17/08/2018 05:43 PM
W. Africa Crude-Key Nigerian programmes emerge amid overhang
LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Loading programmes for Nigeria's largest streams emerged on Friday but an overhang of some 30 cargoes persisted, while traders waited for allocations following the final Angolan programme.

17/08/2018 02:28 PM
Nigerian journalist freed on bail after citing letter from police chief, paper says
LAGOS, Aug 17 (Reuters) - A Nigerian court on Friday released a journalist on bail after he was arrested following the publication of an article that cited a confidential letter from the chief of police, the reporter's newspaper said.

17/08/2018 12:39 PM
UPDATE 1-Nigeria central bank to sell Chinese yuan in second auction -traders
LAGOS, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria's central bank asked lenders on Friday to submit bids for the Chinese yuan, traders said, in its second auction of the currency after it agreed a swap with the People's Bank of China in May.

17/08/2018 12:06 PM
Nigeria central bank to sell Chinese yuan in second auction -traders
LAGOS, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria's central bank asked lenders on Friday to submit bids for the Chinese yuan, traders said, in its second auction of the Asian currency after it agreed a swap with the People's Bank of China in May.

16/08/2018 05:44 PM
W. Africa Crude-Diffs steady, India said to buy Nigerian at tender
LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Nigerian differentials have fallen enough to whittle down an overhang of unsold cargoes and even encouraged some buying from a major Indian refiner, traders said on Thursday.

16/08/2018 05:08 PM
S&P Global Platts to publish prices for six small West Africa crudes
LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Oil pricing agency S&P Global Platts on Thursday said it would publish prices for six small West African crude grades for the first time.

16/08/2018 01:31 PM
WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Most African currencies under pressure
ACCRA, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The currencies of Ghana, Zambia and Uganda are likely to trade on the back foot in the coming week but those of Nigeria and Kenya may hold steady.

16/08/2018 11:39 AM
UPDATE 1-MTN Nigeria signs 200 bln naira loan to expand network
LAGOS, Aug 16 (Reuters) - MTN Nigeria has signed a 200 billion naira ($636 million) loan with a consortium of 12 lenders to fund capital expenditure and working capital, it said on Thursday.

16/08/2018 11:08 AM
FOCUS-After Kaombo, Total doubles down on African oil
* Graphic of oil majors' Africa reserves https://tmsnrt.rs/2MbStPz