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  • LAGOS, Sept 1 (Reuters) – The Nigerian naira firmed against the U.S. dollar on Monday, supported by dollar sales by the local unit of Royal Dutch Shell, dealers said. Source:
  • NAIROBI, Sept 1 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday . – – – – – EVENTS: *KENYA – Statistic office due to release consumer inflation data for August anytime starting on Monday. GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares edged higher […]
  • OUAGADOUGOU, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Niger’s parliament speaker and leading opposition figure Hama Amadou, who is wanted for questioning in his home country on suspicion of involvement in baby-trafficking, has flown to Europe, officials in Burkina Faso said on Sunday. Source:
  • FREETOWN/MONROVIA, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus. Source:
  • FREETOWN, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Health workers have gone on strike at a major Ebola treatment centre in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone, over pay and poor working conditions, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday. Source:
  • MONROVIA/CONAKRY, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Crowds sang and danced in the streets of a seaside neighbourhood in Liberia on Saturday as the government lifted quarantine measures designed to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Source:
  • DAKAR, Aug 30 (Reuters) – The World Food Programme needs to raise $70 million to feed 1.3 million people at risk from shortages in Ebola-quarantined areas in West Africa, with the agency’s resources already stretched by several major humanitarian crises, its regional director said. Source:
  • The petition of the day is: Kolon Industries, Incorporated v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company 14-77 Issue: Whether, under 28 U.S.C. § 455(b), the federal recusal statute, a federal judge is relieved of his mandatory statutory duty of self-disqualification simply because neither party filed a timely motion to disqualify the judge. In association with […]
  • ACCRA, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The United Nations will use Ghana as a base for supplies bound for countries stricken by an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,550 people in West Africa, the Ghanaian presidency said in a statement on Friday. Source:
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