Sub-Sahara Africa Stocks: Ghana Oil, Sasini of Kenya Are Active

The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index fell for a fifth day, retreating 0.8 percent to 21,785.37 in Lagos, according to an e-mailed statement from the bourse.

Mauritius’s SEMDEX Index fell 0.3 percent to 1,801.03 by the close in Port Louis. The FTSE/Namibia Overall Index climbed 0.1 percent to 859.68 in Windhoek. Kenya’s All-Share Index was unchanged at 64.43 in Nairobi.

The following shares are active in sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa. Stock symbols are in parentheses.

Ghana Oil Company Ltd. (GOIL GN), the West African nation’s second-biggest operator of gasoline stations, surged 4.3 percent to 49 pesewas, the highest on record, as the board of the company appointed Patrick Akpe Kwame Akorli as managing director.

Sasini Ltd. (STCL KN), Kenya’s largest coffee and tea producer by market value, advanced for a fifth day, climbing 2.4 percent to 13 shillings, the highest close since Jan. 3. Kenya’s Meteorological Department said today abundant rains are boosting the prospects for a “good” crop in the tea-growing western highlands and central Rift Valley.

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