Iraqi Christians return to ransacked town with fear and hope

QARAQOSH, Iraq, April 14 (Reuters) – With Islamic State expelled, Iraqi Christians are trickling back to the ransacked town of Qaraqosh, beset by anxiety for their security and yet hopeful they can live in friendship with Muslims of all persuasions.

African Markets – Factors to watch on April 14

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Japanese and South Korean shares headed lower while the won came under pressure on Friday, hurt by rising geopolitical tensions in the Korean peninsular in otherwise holiday-thinned…

UPDATE 1-Nigerian interbank rate jumps on cash shortage

LAGOS, April 13 (Reuters) – Nigerian interbank lending rates rose sharply by around 100 percentage points on Thursday, as commercial lenders scrambled for cash to pay for bond purchases and cover their positions, traders said.

Nigerian interbank rate jumps on cash shortage

LAGOS, April 13 (Reuters) – Nigerian interbank lending rates rose sharply by around 100 percentage points on Thursday, as commercial lenders scrambled for cash to pay for bond purchases and cover their positions, traders said.