ABUJA, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's oil minister announced a 213 billion naira (1.3 billion US dollar) bail-out package for power companies on Saturday, nearly a year after the sector was privatised.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) MILAN/FRANKFURT/LONDON, September 19 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has upgraded Nigerian Lagos State's National Long-term rating to 'AA+(nga)' from...
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN, September 19 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Nigerian State of Rivers' Long-term foreign and local currency...
NAIROBI, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The yields on Kenyan treasury bills and a 10-year bond are expected to inch higher, while Nigerian bond yields are expected to fall after the central bank held its key lending rate.
(Updates with figures for Nigeria , Senegal and Congo, details)
NAIROBI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling is expected to remain under pressure next week due to increased dollar demand and slowing inflows, despite central bank efforts to keep its slide in check.
* Nigeria reforming power sector to end blackouts (updates with project cost, quote)
LAGOS, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Lafarge Africa, Finland's Wartsila and the World Bank's IFC said that a 220 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant they plan to build in Nigeria will cost $400 million, the trio said on Wednesday.
LAGOS, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Lafarge Africa, Finland's Wartsila and the World Bank's IFC have agreed to build a 220 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Nigeria to boost electricity supplies, they said on Wednesday.
* Gas pipeline, hit by Nigeria strike, poses risk to GDP (Adds central bank concern over gas pipeline)