NAIROBI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – EVENTS: * SOUTH AFRICA – First National Bank releases third quarter consumer confidence index, compiled by the Bureau for Economic Research. * SOUTH AFRICA – Car sales figures due to be released. * KENYA – Central Bank auctions 91-day Treasury bills. GLOBAL MARKETS Asian sto