NAIROBI, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - EVENTS: *GHANA - The statistics office to release consumer inflation data for December. *KENYA - The central bank auctions 182-day and 364-day Treasury bills worth a total 12 billion shillings. GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares pulled ahead to two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later in the day for any clues to his policies on tax, fiscal spending, international trade and currencies. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil edged up on Wednesday, lifted by reports of Saudi supply cuts to Asia, but prices were prevented from rising further over a lack of detail of these reductions and because of signs of rising supplies from other producers. EMERGING MARKETS For the top emerging markets news, double click on AFRICA STOCKS For the latest news on African stocks, click on SOUTH AFRICA MARKETS South African stocks notched up solid gains on Tuesday, led by Anglo American which rose sharply in the wake of a Chinese-inspired metals rally. NIGERIA MARKETS Nigeria's bureau de change operators set their first ever reference exchange rate for the naira at 399 to the dollar on Tuesday, saying they wanted to help reduce the gap with the official interbank rate. NIGERIA PETROLEUM Nigerian oil workers have gone on strike at the Oleh crude oil flow station in the Niger Delta oil hub because they have not been paid recently, a labour union official said on Tuesday. KENYA MARKETS The Kenyan shilling was seen under pressure against the dollar on Tuesday due to demand from oil importers and the central bank sold dollars to support it, traders said. TANZANIA ECONOMY The International Monetary Fund has warned Tanzania that the country's economic policies threaten its forecast for growth in fiscal year 2016/17 (July-June) of around 7 percent. MAURITIUS TOURISM Visitor numbers to Mauritius rose 11 percent in 2016 compared with the previous year, driven by more arrivals from Europe, official data showed on Tuesday. GHANA POLITICS Ghana's new President Nana Akufo-Addo named the co-founder of investment bank Databank, Ken Ofori-Atta, as finance minister on Tuesday as he seeks to revitalise an economy that is heavily reliant on commodities. GAMBIA POLITICS Gambia's Supreme Court was unable to hear President Yahya Jammeh's legal challenge to his election defeat on Tuesday after judges from Nigeria and Sierra Leone failed to show up. IVORY COAST POLITICS Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday named a close collaborator and former prime minister Daniel Kablan Duncan as vice-president, a new post created under a constitution approved by referendum late last year.