WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Presidential election outcome to buoy Nigerian naira

April 2, 2015 4:13 PM

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LAGOS, April 2 (Reuters) - Nigeria's naira could firm against the dollar on the parallel market next week after a peaceful election but Kenya's shilling could weaken after a deadly attack by Islamists which could further hit tourism.

The naira firmed to 210 to the dollar on the parallel market from 226 a week ago after opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari won in a vote that avoided the violence of previous polls.

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