Richarlison double secures Brazil win over Serbia, Ronaldo breaks record as Portugal beat Ghana
25 November 2022 | 12:02 pm
Richarlison scores stunner in Brazil's win over Serbia as Portugal edge thriller against Ghana. Richarlison scored a stunning brace to help Brazil defeat a stubborn Serbia 2-0 after Portugal and Switzerland secured wins earlier.
Streets were quiet in the normally bustling heart of Accra's central business district on Wednesday as traders in the Ghanaian capital closed their shops to protest worsening economic conditions.
Chelsea are reportedly still interested in signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United. Todd Boehly is said to still see the appeal of signing the 37-year-old forward despite his recent issues at United.
Researchers in Botswana and South Africa, who separately identified the COVID-19 omicron variant, are the winners of the 2022 German Africa Award.
Former Brazilian soccer star Marcos Evangelista de Moraes, who is also known as 'Cafu', welcomed FIFA’s Qatar World Cup trophy in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium on Friday during the cup's Latin American tour.
A majority of Ghana's ruling party parliamentarians on Tuesday asked the president to sack finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta and his deputy, in what they say is a bid to restore hope in the financial sector.
There are just a few days to go until the second round of the presidential run-off in Brazil. Both incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and his left-wing rival Lula da Silva are leaving no stone unturned in trying to convince voters that they've got what it takes to lead the country going forward.
The world's two largest cocoa producers boycott a major industry meeting in Europe over a price dispute. Also, South Africa says its government will take the lead in informing the public about any imminent threat to its territory after the US embassy issued a terror alert in Johannesburg for this weekend.
In the run-up to this Sunday's presidential run-off in Brazil, both candidates are fighting for votes in the northeast of the country. The vast, poor and arid region is of strategic importance, as it has historically been a breeding ground for the left.
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has secured a return to office, defeating far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. He called for "peace and unity" after a bitter electoral campaign.
Deforestation has soared under incumbent Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been rolling back environmental protections and emboldening illegal loggers. More fires are ravaging the Amazon rain forest right now than in over than a decade.
The increase outpaced the predictions from economists. The European Central Bank hinted that another interest rate hike was likely on the horizon.
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