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South Africa’s not that different from Brazil

South Africans could embrace an authoritarian state if the government fails to address current social and economic issues

What Bolsonaro’s election victory means

Jair Bolsonaro is the embodiment of the most hardline faction military dictatorship that ruled Brazil for twenty-one years

Social media in the spotlight in Brazil presidential race

Facebook and WhatsApp — hugely popular in the Latin American nation — have been thrust into the spotlight for being used to traffic in disinformation

Divided Brazil barrels towards uncertain presidential run-off

Jair Bolsonaro easily beat a dozen other candidates on Sunday — but not by enough to avoid an October 28 showdown with Fernando Haddad

Brazil votes for new president, far-right Bolsonaro in lead

If Jair Bolsonaro gets more than 50% of the vote to lead the field of 13 candidates, he will win the presidency outright

Ex-Sao Paulo mayor named as jailed Lula’s running mate

Despite being behind bars, Lula leads the voting intentions of a third of the electorate, according to polls

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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