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Brazil’s Lula da Silva decides whether to resist arrest

Ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a fallen giant of leftwing politics and still frontrunner in Brazil's October presidential elections, was deciding Friday whether to resist an order to surrender and start a 12-year prison sentence for corruption.

Arrest warrant issued for Brazil ex-President Lula da Silva

A Brazilian judge has issued an arrest warrant for Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva, giving the once wildly popular ex-president until 5pm local time (20:00 GMT) on Friday to turn himself in.

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BBC: Why Nigerians, others fall for fake news

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Olamide George: Impeachment of Ondo speaker, deputy irreversible

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Tanzania’s John Magufuli deploys military amid cashew nut crisis

Tanzanian authorities have deployed the military to buy cashew nuts from farmers to solve a row over prices.