expressed concern on Friday at the proliferation of arms and ammunition in Libya as it left an arms embargo on the North African state unchanged and urged the recognized government to improve monitoring of its weapons.
Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa , South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Turkey. Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
* Leadership, labour crisis deepens as power cuts bite (Recasts with CEO suspension upheld, details)
LONDON, March 24 (IFR) - Citigroup has appointed Samad Sirohey head of debt capital markets for Emerging Europe, the Middle East and Africa , according to an internal memo seen by IFR.
JOHANNESBURG, March 27 (Reuters) - South Africa 's biggest cement maker PPC Ltd has ended merger talks with unlisted rival Afrisam Group, the firm said on Friday, sending its shares nearly 5 percent higher.
* Has considered proposed merger and its merits, and has decided not to proceed
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - About 1,000 workers at the construction site of South Africa 's Eskom [ESCJ.UL] Medupi power plant have been fired for vandalizing property during this week's one-day strike, the power utility's spokesman said on Friday.
NAIROBI, March 27 (Reuters) - Kenya Reinsurance Corp reported a 20 percent increase in pretax profit for 2014 to 3.92 billion shillings ($42.5 million), helped by insurance premium growth in Kenya and other Africa markets, it said on Friday.
NAIROBI, March 27 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - -...
NEW YORK, March 26 (Reuters) - Two experimental Ebola vaccines, one from GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the other from biotech start-up NewLink Genetics Corp, "appear to be safe" part way through a clinical trial being conducted in Liberia, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Thursday.