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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 Congo Republic state oil firm seeks to revive oilfields
BRAZZAVILLE, April 11 (Reuters) - Republic of Congo's state oil company SNPC said it hopes to develop a strategy to pump more oil from fields under-exploited by foreign investors as part of a plan to revive oil production.

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 REUTERS SUMMIT-Africa's fast growth transforming commodity flows
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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 UPDATE 2-Chad starts pulling peacekeepers from Central African Republic
* U.N. accuses Chadian troops of killing 30 in market attack

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 U.N. says Chadian soldiers killed 30 in C.African Republic attack
GENEVA, April 4 (Reuters) - Chadian soldiers killed 30 civilians and seriously wounded more than 300 in an indiscriminate attack on a market on March 29 in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, a spokesman for the U.N. human rights office said on Friday.

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 Fitch Affirms Republic of Congo at 'B+'; Outlook Stable
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, April 03 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Republic of Congo's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'B+'. The Outlooks are Stable. Fitch has also affirmed the Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'B' and the Country Ceiling for the Communaute Economique et Monetaire d'Afrique Centrale (CEMAC) and the Union Economique et Monetaire Ouest-Africaine (UEMOA) at 'BBB-'. KEY RATING DRIVERS The R

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 UPDATE 2-Chad to withdraw troops from AU mission in C.African Republic
* Decision a blow to French efforts to build strong force

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 Chad to withdraw troops from AU mission in C.African Republic
PARIS/NDJAMENA, April 3 (Reuters) - Chad has decided to withdraw its troops from the African Union peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic, according to a Chadian diplomat and a document seen by Reuters.

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 Central African bloc to grow 6.7 pct in 2014 -central bank
YAOUNDE, March 31 (Reuters) - The economy of the six-nation Central African CEMAC bloc is set to expand by 6.7 percent in 2014 because of a rise in domestic consumption and growth in the non-oil sector, according to the region's monetary policy committee.

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 UPDATE 1-Eleven killed in Central African Republic grenade attack
* EU has delayed mission to send troops (Adds detail and context throughout)

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 Seven killed in funeral attack in Central African Republic
BANGUI, March 28 (Reuters) - At least seven people died in the capital of Central African Republic after a grenade exploded among a crowd of mourners attending a funeral, the African Union peacekeeping mission known as MISCA said on Friday.