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24/02/2018 07:22 PM
Rome's Colosseum turned red to protest Pakistan blasphemy law
ROME, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Rome's ancient Colosseum was lit in red on Saturday in solidarity with persecuted Christians, particularly Asia Bibi, a woman condemned to death under Pakistan's blasphemy laws.

24/02/2018 12:02 AM
DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to April 30
----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

23/02/2018 10:08 PM
UPDATE 1-Parents of abducted Nigerian girls plan to join Bring Back Our Girls campaign
* Buhari calls abduction "national disaster" and sends troops

23/02/2018 09:34 PM
W. Africa Crude-New tenders surface, but spot spot trade subdued
LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Details emerged on Sonangol's cargo sales, while Indian refineries issued new tenders, but spot trading was limited.

23/02/2018 06:36 PM
Fresh Boko Haram abductions threaten gains for girls' education in Nigeria
LONDON, Feb 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The kidnapping of dozens more schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria by Boko Haram militants could undermine efforts to keep girls in schools and threaten progress on women's education in the region, experts said on Friday.

23/02/2018 06:10 PM
Nigeria's president calls mass schoolgirl abduction "national disaster"
ABUJA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday called the abduction of scores of girls from a school in the northeast by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram a national disaster, and said he was sending more troops and reconnaissance aircraft to look for them.

23/02/2018 03:38 PM
Next owner of Nigeria's 9mobile must know the sector, regulator says
ABUJA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Nigeria's telecom regulator wants to ensure that the telecoms firm 9mobile, born out of the defunct Etisalat Nigeria, is bought by investors with the know-how to run a company in that sector, it said on Friday.

23/02/2018 03:32 PM
BRIEF-Total Nigeria Posts FY Pretax Profit Of 11.80 Bln Naira
* FY ENDED DEC 2017 PROFIT BEFORE TAXATION OF 11.80 BILLION NAIRA VERSUS 20.35 BILLION NAIRA YEAR AGO ‍​

23/02/2018 05:18 AM
African Markets - Factors to watch on Feb. 23
The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares rebounded on Friday as comments from a Federal Reserve official eased worries about faster rate rises in the United States, while the safe-haven yen held on to its gains amid heightened volatility across markets. Financial markets have fluctuated wildly this month as investors fretted about h

23/02/2018 03:46 AM
UPDATE 2-China LNG imports hit record in Jan ahead of cold snap
BEIJING, Feb 23 (Reuters) - China's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) hit record levels in January, as the world's most populous nation rushed to shore up supplies ahead of another cold snap and this month's Lunar New Year celebrations, while fuel exports also jumped.