Stockholm recalls ambassador to Guatemala
Sweden said Sunday it had recalled its ambassador to Guatemala for consultations, citing the "political situation in the country and bilateral relations" Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said. Relations plunged last May when Guatemala gave ambassador Anders Kompass 30 days to leave, unhappy about Sweden's contribution to the UN's International Committee on Imprisonment in Guatemala (CICIG)…
Nigeria’s competitiveness and fourth industrial revolution
ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, Head, Communication and Technology, in this report, examines the importance of the 4TH Industrial Revolution to Nigeria’s competitiveness. That Nigeria has not really benefited from the boom created by technology in the past 50 years might not be the news, but the possibility of the country still being left behind again in the…
Swedish centre-right leader abandons first bid to form government
The leader of Sweden's centre-right Moderates party on Sunday said he had failed a first chance to form a coalition government after last month's general election left the country in a state of political deadlock Ulf Kristersson's Moderates party is part of a centre-right bloc called Alliance which received marginally fewer votes on September 9…
Masked vandals torch dozens of cars in Sweden
Up to 80 cars were set on fire overnight across western Sweden by masked vandals, police said Tuesday, in what they suspect was a coordinated attack weeks before a general election.
Sweden arrests 'wanted' Chinese man
A Chinese man suspected of economic crimes and corruption in his home country has been arrested in Sweden, authorities said on Thursday. Swedish public broadcaster SVT described the unnamed 54-year-old suspect as "one of the most wanted people in China", adding that he had been in custody in Stockholm since June 25. SVT said the…
Sweden stand in the way of England's World Cup charge
Enthused by an exciting young squad and a potentially kind draw against Sweden in Saturday's quarter-final, England fans are starting to believe they can end a 52-year wait to win the World Cup.
No Zlatan, no problem as Sweden thrive on collective spirit
Shorn of a superstar since Zlatan Ibrahimovic's retirement, Sweden were not expected even to make it to the World Cup but now they are within reach of their first quarter-final for 24 years.
Sweden must bounce back fast with World Cup group on knife-edge
Sweden coach Janne Andersson must find a way to pick up his deflated players following their devastating defeat to Germany in a World Cup Group F that stands tantalisingly poised.
Germany celebrations 'scornful', says angry Sweden coach
Sweden coach Janne Andersson ramped up his verbal attack on Germany on Tuesday, calling the behaviour of some of their staff in celebrating their last-gasp winner "scornful".