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September, 2016

  • 30 September

    200 Inmates Escape From Brazilian Prison

    No fewer than 200 people were involved in a jailbreak  from a minimum-security Brazil prison during an uprising on Thursday, with about half recaptured within hours, state prison officials said. The inmates fled from the Jardinopolis prison, about 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Sao Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city. There was no …

  • 12 September

    Neymar To Launch Music Career

    Barcelona’s Brazilian forward, Neymar has announced that he will launch his music career on Wednesday. The 24-year-old is expected to release his first single on Facebook. Neymar, who endured a poor return to his club losing 2-1 to Alaves, took to Twitter to share the news with his fans. “This …

  • 7 September

    Brazil’s Neymar Equals Zico’s Goalscoring Record

    Neymar took a pass just inside the box with 73 minutes gone and his angled drive was well placed into the far corner to beat Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina to equal legend Zico’ goalscoring record. It was the Barcelona forward’s 48th goal in 72 international games as Brazilian beat Colombia …

  • 7 September

    Mercedes Benz Fires 500 Workers

    The Mercedes-Benz trucks division of Daimler AG in Brazil fired about 500 workers after 1,028 employees chose to participate in a voluntary buyout program ending this week, union leaders said on Tuesday. The metalworkers’ union of the ABC region, in the industrial outskirts of Sao Paulo, said it would press management …

  • 5 September

    Why Fans ‘Attacked’ Neymar At Brazil’s Open Training Session

    More than 15,000 Brazilian fans trooped out to see their team hold an open training session ahead of their World Cup qualifying match against Colombia. The Barcelona man was chased by two fans and wrestled to the ground. The teenagers were trying to get a piece of their Olympic hero …

  • 1 September

    Brazil Sacks First Female President Rousseff

    Brazil’s Senate, by a wide margin, removed leftist President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday. The country’s first female president’s  offence was that she broke budgetary laws. Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for illegally using money from state banks to boost public spending. The Senators  however did not succeed in barring Rousseff  from public …

August, 2016

  • 24 August

    Olympic Flag Arrives Tokyo For 2020 Games

    By Adebayo Williams Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike brought the Olympic flag to Japan from Brazil on Wednesday and called for all parties to work together to host a successful Summer Games in 2020. Koike, who was elected last month after two predecessors stepped down over scandals that clouded the city’s …

  • 23 August

    Usain Bolt, Girlfriend Won’t Break Up Over Racy Pictures

      By Ola Adeola   Christine Bolt-Hylton, 32, has said his brother Usain Bolt will not break up with his girlfriend, Kasi Bennet, who he is expected to propose to soon. Bolt was pictured in bed with a Brazilian undergraduate Jady Duarte, 20, at the end of the Rio Olympic …

  • 22 August

    Pictures: Brazilian Girl Shares Photos Of Herself And Bolt In Bed

    By Adebayo Williams Jamaica’s Olympic hero, Usain Bolt, was captured on camera in bed with a 20-year-old girl, Jady Duarte. The girl, who shared the pictures with her friends on Whatsapp, said she did not know Bolt was a superstar and had seen their night of fun as normal. In …

  • 21 August

    Neymar Lands Brazil First Olympic Soccer Gold Medal

    By Tony Nwanne Barcelona frontman, Neymar delivered the first Olympic soccer gold medal for brazil, the host nation. Neymar, with a kiss of the ball and an unforgettable kick, Brazil’s biggest soccer star gave the Olympic Brazil its biggest moment of the games. Brazil won its first Olympic gold medal …

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