There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been released from the hospital following an overnight stay after hitting his head in a fall at his official residence, his office says.
'As far as we are concerned, F1 will be in Sao Paulo for another ten years. We will move forward in the first week of December with Chase Carey and his team to formalise this ten year deal,' says mayor Joao Doria.
Negotiations between McLaren and the Russian oil company Lukoil have failed, according to the Russian publication Championat.
The source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery despite President Jair Bolsonaro's assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will need four days more than planned to recover from abdominal surgery, his spokesperson has said.
A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is willing to accept foreign aid for fighting fires devastating the Amazon rainforest, but only if the country controls the funds, his spokesperson said.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to address wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sacked a close aide who helped get him elected after a storm within his party over suspected improper campaign financing.
Scientists warn that Brazil's president-elect could push the Amazon past its tipping point with severe consequences for global climate and rainfall.
Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro has been hospitalised after an accident at his home in Brasilia, the latest health scare for the 64-year-old, his office says.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that "the worst is yet to come" with an oil spill that has affected more than 200 beaches on the country's coast.
'At the moment, by decision of my government, Petrobras seeks a way to terminate the contract,' said new Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says it was a lie that the Amazon was being devastated by fire and accused countries critical of him of having a "colonialist spirit".
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro vowed Monday to defend his controversial Amazon policy at this month's UN General Assembly even if he had to do so "in a wheelchair."
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes threatens to torpedo a huge trade deal.
McLaren looks set to lose a major sponsor.
President Cyril Ramaphosa believes "excellent and strategic relations that Brazil and South Africa enjoy" will be revitalised after the far-right Jair Bolsonaro was inaugurated as the 38th president of the South American country.
Cabinet has extended congratulations to two countries – Brazil for electing far-right Jair Bolsonaro as its president, and Ethiopia for electing its first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde.
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