Monthly Archives: March 2018

Soccer-List of match officials for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

March 29 (Reuters) – World soccer’s governing body (FIFA) on Thursday released the following list of match officials for the 2018 World Cup in Russia:

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-DP World says Djibouti has not offered to buy its Doraleh terminal stake

DUBAI, March 28 (Reuters) – DP World has not
received an offer from Djibouti to buy its 33 percent stake in
the Doraleh Container Terminal, a spokesman for the port
operator said on Wednesday after a Djiboutian official said the
stake could be bought.

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DP World says Djibouti has not offered to buy its Doraleh terminal stake

DUBAI, March 28 (Reuters) – DP World has not
received an offer from Djibouti to buy its stake in the Doraleh
Container Terminal, a spokesman for the port operator said on
Wednesday after a Djiboutian official said the stake could be
bought.

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UPDATE 1-Djibouti in talks with France’s CMA CGM to build container terminal

ABIDJAN, March 27 (Reuters) – Djibouti’s port authority is
in talks with French shipping company CMA CGM to
develop a new $660 million container terminal and hopes to award
the concession in July.

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Djibouti in talks with CMA CGM to develop new container terminal

ABIDJAN, March 27 (Reuters) – Djibouti’s port authority is
in talks with French shipping company CMA CGM to
develop a new $660 million container terminal and hopes to award
the concession in July, the authority’s chaiman told Reuters on
Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Nigeria to consult before deciding on African trade zone

LAGOS, March 27 (Reuters) – Nigeria decided not join an
Africa free trade zone last week because it needs to carry out
more consultations at home first, the government said on
Tuesday.

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Burundi opposition politician arrested -party spokesman

NAIROBI, March 27 (Reuters) – Authorities in Burundi have
arrested the head of an opposition party, members of his party
said on Tuesday.

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Detained African migrants stuck in limbo in wartime Yemen

ADEN, March 21 (Reuters) – Anxious and hungry, hundreds of
African migrants lie cramped together on the ground of a
open-air warehouse in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden.

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African Markets – Factors to watch on March 19

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market
moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday.
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EVENTS:
*Kenya central bank holds its rate-setting meeting

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Burundi to hold referendum on extending presidential terms in May

NAIROBI, March 18 (Reuters) – Burundi’s President Pierre
Nkurunziza on Sunday set May 17 as the date for a referendum
that could extend his rule for at least a decade.

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