Neymar absent as Uruguay test Brazil's perfect start to World Cup qualifying
Brazil will put their perfect start to the South American 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign on the line on Tuesday when they travel to Uruguay without Neymar and with worries over their form.
Brazil votes in local polls marked by virus
Brazilians voted Sunday in municipal elections that will test the strength of the country's rightward shift under President Jair Bolsonaro, with the coronavirus pandemic looming large -- and likely denting turnout. These are the first elections since Bolsonaro, a far-right former army captain often compared to US President Donald Trump, surged to victory in 2018,…
Former Real Madrid star Robinho to be jailed ‘immediately,’ says minister
Former Real Madrid and Manchester City star Robinho is set to be jailed in his native Brazil, the Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights in the nation has said, reports football-espana.net. The Brazilian international was convicted of rape in 2017, with a nine-year jail sentence handed down by the courts, but his appeal process…
Brazil's Bolsonaro 'indirectly' censors media: RSF
Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government threatens press freedom in Brazil by using "indirect censorship," including virulent attacks against journalists, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday.
Neymar hat-trick fires Brazil past Peru, Argentina labour
Neymar scored a hat-trick to become the second-highest scorer in Brazil's history as the Copa America champions won 4-2 away to 10-man Peru in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
Brazil to give Neymar time to recover for Bolivia clash
Brazil said on Thursday they will give star forward Neymar as much time as possible to recover from a back injury so he can face Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.
Changing production dynamics will solve food, job challenges, says Dangote
A couple of years back, we had the Abuja Convention where it was agreed that we should work to at least 50kgs per hectare. And I think Ethiopia is coming closer to the target.
Coronavirus: latest global developments
Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis. By 1100 GMT Monday, the coronavirus had claimed 1,002,036 victims, according to an AFP tally collected from official sources.
Brazil's Bolsonaro released from hospital after surgery
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was released from the hospital Saturday, the government said, a day after he underwent surgery to remove a bladder stone. "The president... was released from Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo this afternoon at 1:30 pm," said a brief statement issued by the communications ministry and signed by Bolsonaro's medical team.…