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Lula remains in jail as Brazil judge voids shock release order
Lula remains in jail as Brazil judge voids shock release order
A Brazilian appeals court judge on Sunday ruled former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva must remain in jail, in a dizzying day of judicial...
Spanner in the rubber tree works
Spanner in the rubber tree works
This is a true story. It’s about how Henry Ford, the pioneering industrialist, was defeated in one of his grand schemes — by a caterpillar....
Mind over age really does matter
Mind over age really does matter
At 85, Claude Copin, a retired French welder, may have discovered the secret to living a long, healthy life. She stays active by playing pétanque...
Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
As the heat increases around the 2018 summit of the Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa (Brics) grouping, to be held in Johannesburg in...
With World Cup looming, Neymar admits: 'Nobody is as scared as me'
With World Cup looming, Neymar admits: 'Nobody is as scared as me'
As Neymar, the world's most expensive player, battles to be fit for Brazil's World Cup campaign, he is aware of the pressure.
Ramaphosa appoints Mabuza as Russia envoy
Ramaphosa appoints Mabuza as Russia envoy
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Deputy President David Mabuza as his special envoy to Russia, according to a statement from the Presidency....
Lula's arrest leaves volatile Brazil stumbling
Lula's arrest leaves volatile Brazil stumbling
The imprisonment of ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has given already chaotic Brazil another push down an ever more unpredictable future....
Brazil's Lula spends first day of 12-year prison sentence
Brazil's Lula spends first day of 12-year prison sentence
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent Sunday as Brazil's first ex-president to be imprisoned for a common crime – and his cell was in the headquarters...
SA halts some meat imports from Brazil
SA halts some meat imports from Brazil
The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries suspended meat imports from three Brazilian production facilities last week as a result of...
Marielle Franco character assassination campaign begins
Marielle Franco character assassination campaign begins
First, Marielle Franco was gunned down in an apparent organised hit, prompting tens of thousands of Brazilians to protest. Then came the character...
Going home from home
Going home from home
I am on my way Home. Following five weeks of expanding my super-territory I am soon to return Home somewhat fulfilled in ways I am yet to understand fully....

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