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In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday.
Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has wasted no time showing his hostility to the independent news media, raising fears for the press under his administration, watchdog groups say.
Former army captain Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday, promising a fundamental change in direction for the giant Latin American country, the latest to take a turn to the far-right.
Thousands of Brazilian women are expected to take to the streets on Saturday, protesting what they see as the misogynist ways of one of Brazil’s most divisive presidential candidates in years: right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazilian Presidential Candidate Ciro Gomes, who is running third in the latest opinion polls, has been hospitalised in Sao Paulo, Hospital Sources said on Wednesday.
Brazilian authorities $16 million cash, luxury watches from Equatorial Guinea leader’s son Teodorin Obiang
Authorities in Brazil have seized more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, local media report.
A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Thursday rejected the latest appeal by jailed former president Lula da Silva that he be allowed to run in next month’s election.
Brazil's top electoral court has barred jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from running in October's presidential because of his corruption conviction.
Former Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari says that he is motivated to win every trophy possible for Palmeiras as he returns to coaching in his homeland after a three-year absence.
Even behind bars, Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will secure his leftist party’s nomination Saturday and continue to overshadow more likely candidates in the country’s most unpredictable presidential election for decades.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar was quick to congratulate Kylian Mbappe, a player he has 'special affection' for, on winning the World Cup despite grappling with the heartbreak of his nation's own exit.
Barcelona have confirmed Paulinho is leaving the club to rejoin Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on an initial one-season loan deal.
“Real Madrid and Santos have agreed that Rodrygo Goes will play his football at Real Madrid when he reaches the legal age requirement,” said a Real statement.
Brazil midfielder Paulinho believes his side are in much better shape heading into this year’s World Cup in Russia than they were as the host nation four years ago.
Gilberto Silva knows what it takes to win a World Cup with Brazil. He played a key role in his country's success in 2002, providing the perfect foil for Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Rivaldo, and he thinks Real Madrid star Casemiro can play a similar role for the class of 2018 in Russia.
Barely three days after Niger state governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello officially flagged off his re-election campaign, no fewer than 2,000 members from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Advanced Democratic Party (ADP) in Niger South senatorial district have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Deputy governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has warned officers in charge of land allocation in the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development, against illegal land deal that could cause chaos among the people.
Former Nigeria U17 invitee Ovie Ejaria may have been singing Hosanna in the highest following cut short loan deal and return to parent club Liverpool, but Rangers manager and Liverpool great Steven Gerrard believes the decision is not the best for the 21 year old.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) as “very sad and unfortunate.”
The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, has blamed Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, for the protest by workers of the National Assembly.
Nearly 80% of the materials for staging the December 23 election in DR Congo's capital, Kinshasa, were destroyed when an election warehouse was torched overnight, officials said Thursday.
Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate and former vice president of Nigeria, has said that he has so much interest in elevating the deplorable condition of youth in Nigeria, noting that his Minister of Youth would not be more than 30 years.
A Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja, on Wednesday, granted an Order of Interim Injunction restraining the State Government from terminating the appointment of Chief James Akor as Aidokanya of Odari in Olamaboro Local Government.