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The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday it will provide an update with “new information” this week on a probe into a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic has mutually parted ways with MLS giants LA Galaxy after two seasons on Wednesday, November 13.
A Court of Appeal in Sweden has found former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in the Allsvenskan.
Egbuchulam switched to South Korean outfit Suwon FC in January after a brilliant season with Falkenbergs FF, where he netted 14 goals in 21 games, to win the Swedish Second Division top scorer.
Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a death-row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager just a week before he leaves office, officials said Sunday, in a move that sparked national outrage.
Ghanaian footballer Kingsley Sarfo to be released from Swedish Prison on Friday after serving more than a year in jail due to rape allegations.
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be a free agent as his contract with the MLS club expires by end of December.
Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has signed a three years contract extension with her Swedish club, Eskilstuna United, keeping her at the club until 2022.
This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
Swedish scholar Sara Danius, who quit as head of the academy that awards the Nobel literature prize after a sex scandal unveiled by the #Metoo movement, has died.
Thomas Dennerby has resigned as head coach of Nigeria's women's team after a year and eight months in charge.
As Hungarians increasingly fret about climate change, right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban is facing growing heat over the government’s perceived ambivalence on a burning issue.
Swedish coach Thomas Dennerby has officially resigned from his position with the Super Falcons after a dispute with the Nigeria Football Federation saw him stay away from the team for the last month.
Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, while Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke took the 2019 award, the Swedish Academy said.
North Korea’s top nuclear envoy on Saturday said talks with the US in Stockholm had broken down, blaming Washington for bringing “nothing to the negotiation table” at the meeting, which came after months of stalemate.
North Korean and US officials on Saturday were set to resume nuclear talks in Stockholm after months of deadlock and Pyongyang’s defiant test of a sea-launched ballistic missile this week.
Naomi Osaka said she had been “really riled up” as Japan’s two-time Grand Slam champion reached the second round at the China Open on Sunday despite being far from her best.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has insisted that the Brazilian areas of the Amazon rainforest are sovereign territory.
Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.
The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals.
Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh is presiding over his last Divine Commonwealth Conference (DIVCCON 2019) in Abuja, in his capacity as the Primate of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). The week long event has as theme “O God, our help in ages past”.
English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
South Africa will start the piloting process for an online e-visa system later this month in a fresh bid to attract more tourists, according to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the deactivation of voicemail services on all existing phone lines in the country.