Brazil's iconic yellow jersey has long stood for some of football's best moments. But that's also made it a target for political movements which have used its imagery for their own gain.
Jair Bolsonaro backers confronted police in the Brazilian capital as Lula da Silva was ratified as the country's new president. The rioters at one point attempted to storm the federal police headquarters.
The statement from the outgoing president comes after days of highway roadblocks and other demonstrations to protest the result of the presidential election on Sunday.
Last weekend, thousands of supporters of the presidential candidate of the APC, Bola Tinubu, held a solidarity walk and rally in Lagos to show their support for the former federal senator. GuardianTV asked some of them why they were backing the candidature of Tinubu, and here is what they had to say.
7 Jan 2022
It's been one year since the world watched in shock as ordinary citizens stormed the US Capitol in Washington. What made that dramatic event possible? What motivated the rioters to storm the heart of their own democracy? One year on, our reporters travelled to the small town of Johnstown in Pennsylvania, where working-class voters helped elect Donald Trump as president in 2016.
31 Oct 2021
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange march to London's High Court ahead of his appeal in his extradition case. The United States government will on October 27th begin an appeal to extradite Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request earlier this year.
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The protesters are showing support for the embattled Brazilian leader, who is feuding with the Supreme Court. Counterdemonstrations are also expected.
28 Jun 2021
Croatia fans far outnumbered Spain supporters as they gathered in a sunny Copenhagen ahead of their Euro 2020 last-16 match later on Monday.
23 Jun 2021
As England supporters leave Wembley Stadium, they express their satisfaction with their team clinching first place in Euro 2020 Group D with a 1-0 win against the Czech Republic.
13 May 2021
The electric carmaker Tesla, run by Elon Musk, has stopped accepting payments in Bitcoin, due to the environmental impact of the cryptocurrency. It's a major blow for supporters of Bitcoin, as Tesla's endorsement of it as a payment method in February was one of the factors which pushed its price to record highs. The price of Bitcoin slumped up to 11 percent in the hours after the announcement. Also today, Germany's financial regulator orders extra supervision of the online bank N26.
21 Dec 2020
Ameyaw Debrah is the founder of Ameyaw Debrah Media, Ameyaw Debrah TV and AmeyawDebrah.com, an entertainment website and blog that primarily publishes news about African celebrities. In 2008, when the journalist and celebrity blogger created AmeyawDebrah.com, he wasn’t so sure how well it would be received. But through the use of social media platforms, he was able to turn his dream into reality.
21 Dec 2020
Weeks after the #EndSARS protest that rocked the country, Africa’s economic powerhouse is now regaining its momentum despite sliding into a second economic recession in five years while promoters and supporters of the protest, as well as the government, are counting losses.