NAIROBI, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. - - - - - EVENTS: *KENYA - The central bank auctions 91-day Treasury bills worth a total 4 billion shillings. *NIGERIA - The stock exchange to present its market outlook for 2017. GLOBAL MARKETS The U.S. dollar nursed widespread losses on Thursday after President-elect Donald Trump's long-awaited news briefing provided scant clarity on future fiscal policies, disappointing bulls wagering on major stimulus. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil prices dipped on Thursday on the back of rising U.S. crude inventories and plentiful supplies, despite emerging output cuts from OPEC and 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 Africa's rand dropped to a two-week low against the dollar on Wednesday as emerging market currencies were pressured by concerns Turkey's central bank won't be able to stem the lira's decline. NIGERIA MARKETS Nigeria plans to auction 130 billion naira ($426 million) in local currency-denominated bonds on Jan. 18, its first debt sale this year, the Debt Management Office said on Wednesday. NIGERIA FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESERVES Nigeria's foreign exchange reserves rose 6.28 percent to $26.55 billion by Jan. 9 from a month ago, climbing to the highest level since May, central bank data showed on Wednesday. NIGERIA PETROLEUM A Nigerian oil labour union has suspended a nationwide three-day strike over job losses that hit petrol stations and oil tankers, following talks with the government on Wednesday. KENYA MARKETS Kenya's shilling was steady on Wednesday and traders said they expected it to weaken due to importer dollar demand, especially from oil companies, and due to a generally stronger U.S. currency on global markets. KENYA POLITICS Kenyan opposition political parties announced an alliance on Wednesday to fight the August presidential and parliamentary elections against President Uhuru Kenyatta's coalition. GHANA INFLATION Ghana's annual consumer price inflation fell to 15.4 percent in December from 15.5 percent the previous month, the statistics office said on Wednesday in the first indication of the health of the economy since President Nana Akufo-Addo took power.