The chief executive of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Peter Mwangi, will step down in November after completing the two three-year terms market rules allow, the NSE said on Friday. Mwangi oversaw the exchange's long-term goal of opening up ownership of the stock market to non-brokers through an initial public offering that closed last week. The NSE said in a statement the search for a new boss would start immediately. Founded 60 years ago in a hotel in the capital Nairobi, the NSE serves as the main entry point for foreign investors seeking a foothold in east Africa's fast-growing economies.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed when a Shi'ite Muslim militia opened fired inside an Iraqi Sunni mosque in the country's eastern Diyala province on Friday, an Iraqi security source said. The security source said at least 30 bodies had arrived at the hospital in the city of Baquba in Diyala province. Witnesses said the death toll from the attack was higher, but it was not immediately possible to verify the reports. (Reporting by Raheem Salman; Writing by Alexander Dziadosz; Editing by Alison Williams)
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.