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Sweden finances Nasarawa State’s waste management project

Sweden finances Nasarawa State’s waste management project

The Government of Sweden has approved financing support to the Karu Waste Management Project in Nasarawa State. The proposed project aims to reduce the amount of waste for land filling and dumping within Karu by recovering and converting them to recyclable materials for useful products.

Sweden jails IS mother for jeopardising son’s life

Sweden jails IS mother for jeopardising son’s life

A Swedish woman who joined the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for taking her young son with her, the first time Sweden has convicted an IS woman. The 31-year-old woman, who arrived in Syria via Turkey in mid 2014, was convicted of “arbitrary conduct with a […]

Sweden convicts woman for abducting own son

Sweden convicts woman for abducting own son

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a woman to three years in prison for abducting her son and taking him to an area in Syria controlled by the Islamic State terrorist movement. The Swedish-born Palestinian woman, 31, left the southern Swedish city of Landskrona in August 2014 with her son, then roughly 2. The boy’s […]

Swedish mother suspected of keeping son captive for 28 years released

Swedish mother suspected of keeping son captive for 28 years released

Swedish prosecutors said Wednesday they had released a woman suspected of holding her own son captive in their apartment for decades, but that the investigation was continuing. The woman, who is 70, was arrested this week with police saying her now 41-year-old son had been “locked up for a very long time” in an apartment […]

Sweden mother arrested for holding son captive for decades

Sweden mother arrested for holding son captive for decades

A woman in Sweden suspected of holding her son captive inside their apartment for decades has been arrested, police said on Tuesday, with reports claiming the man was found undernourished with infected sores on his body and almost no teeth. Stockholm police spokesman Ola Osterling told AFP the man had been “locked up for a […]