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Polls open in Brazil’s tight presidential runoff: AFP

South Africa to hold general election May 29: presidency
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Brazilians began voting Sunday in a closely fought presidential runoff between far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and his leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva that has polarized Latin America’s biggest nation.

Former president Lula is the slight favorite going into the election, according to opinion polls, however, Bolsonaro performed better than expected in the first round and the race is seen as too close to call.


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Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a French international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Havas, it is the world's oldest news agency.

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