Articles tagged 'netherlands'

Netherlands push to revive horticulture 1 November 2018 HARARE - Netherlands has put plans in motion to establish model horticulture farms in Zimbabwe as a way of reviving the lucrative sector. The southern African country used to have a vibrant horticultural industry, but it was decimated by former president Robert Mugabe's chaotic land reform exe...
Dutch trade mission visits Zim 7 June 2018 HARARE - A fourteen-member trade mission from the Netherlands is in the country to explore possible opportunities of trade in horticulture and livestock. Addressing the delegation at an event organised and hosted by BancABC and its partners the Netherlands African Business Council (NABC) and t...
Harare seals €4,5m water deal 17 April 2018 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) has clinched a €4,5m ($5,56m) water infrastructure development deal with a Netherlands State-owned water company, Rijkswaterstaat, aimed at improving the city's creaky water supply network. Acting town clerk, Hosiah Chisango, confirmed the deal yesterday sayi...
Zim Select lose dead rubber 2 October 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Select XI blew away a glorious opportunity for a series white wash after succumbing to a five-wicket defeat to the Netherlands in a dead rubber limited overs match here yesterday. With the series already in the bag after winning the first two 50-over games head coach Heath St...
Chibhabha, Ervine shine for Zim Select 30 September 2017 HARARE - Top order batsmen Chamu Chibhabha and Craig Ervine scored half centuries as Zimbabwe Select beat the Netherlands by nine wickets in yesterday's second limited overs match at Harare Sports Club. With yesterday's win, the home side sealed the three-match series, having won the first enc...
Zim selectors pick strong side 26 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket selectors have opted to field a strong team against associate nation the Netherlands during the three-match one day series which commences tomorrow at Harare Sports Club. The second match is scheduled for Friday at the same venue with the third and final game set for ...
Dutch arrive for limited overs series 26 September 2017 HARARE - The etherlands cricket team arrived in the country on Saturday ahead of the three-match 50-over series against Zimbabwe scheduled to get underway on Wednesday at Harare Sports Club. The second and third one-dayer are scheduled for Friday and Sunday at the same venue as the two sides r...
Zim seek series whitewash 24 June 2017 HARARE - After clinching the One Day International series with a game to spare on Thursday, Zimbabwe cricket team can today claim a rare series whitewash against the Netherlands in Amstelveen. Solomon Mire (82) and Craig Ervine (77) scored crucial half centuries as Zimbabwe chased down Nethe...
Zim go for the series 22 June 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe are hoping to wrap up the three One Day International series against Netherlands with a win in today's second ODI at Amstelveen. Heath Streak's side cruised to a comfortable six-wicket win in the opening ODI on Tuesday and victory in today's match will ensure that they bag th...
Zim draw first blood 21 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe took off to a winning start in Netherlands with a comfortable six-wicket win over the Dutch in the first match of the three One Day International series at Amstelveen. The hosts were bundled out for 142 runs from 37.5 overs before the visitors surpassed the target reaching 14...
Zim shift focus to Netherlands 20 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe continue with their tour of Europe as they take on hosts Netherlands in the first match of the three One Day International series at Amstelveen this morning. Heath Streak's side salvaged a series draw against Scotland on Sunday courtesy of a Graeme Cremer five-for and batsman...
Zim to take on Netherlands 13 April 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team will take on Associate side Netherlands in three ODIs in June as the side secures more valuable game time this season. Already, Zimbabwe is scheduled to tour Scotland where they are set to play two ODIs against the Associate nation before travelling to Sri La...
Akbay returns, commits to Bosso 4 February 2017 HARARE - Highlanders coach Erol Akbay returned from his holiday in the Netherlands yesterday and immediately revealed he has no intentions of leaving the club. The Dutchman, who has been reported to be on his way out of the Bulawayo giants, touched down at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Airport where he...
Netherlands envoy warns Zim against politicising food aid 31 August 2016 HARARE - Netherlands ambassador to Zimbabwe Gera Sneller has warned the Zimbabwe government against politicising food aid. Sneller, who was speaking at the unveiling of a €3,5 million Oxfam drought response project, said humanitarian needs must be prioritised before involving other issues. ...
Dutch envoy lauds Mhlanga's Amakhosi 1 May 2016 HARARE - Amakhosi founder Cont Mhlanga was honoured in Harare on Thursday by the Embassy of Netherlands for landing the 2015 Prince Claus Award. The award is bestowed annually on individuals, groups and organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean that excel in the field of c...
Netherlands seeks to market Zim gold 28 September 2015 HARARE - The Netherlands says it wants to help reduce gold leakages in Zimbabwe by stimulating European markets to opt for the yellow metal that is sourced in a sustainable and legal way. Dutch special envoy natural resources, Dirk-Jan Koch, told businessdaily last week that the Netherlands wa...
Argentina book final date with Germany 10 July 2014 LONDON - Argentina's Sergio Romero saved two penalties in a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands to seal their first World Cup final place in 24 years after the first ever goalless semifinal at the end of extra time on Wednesday. Romero plunged low to his left to save the first penalty kick f...
Van Persie doubtful for La Albiceleste clash 9 July 2014 LONDON - Robin van Persie did not train with his team-mates before Wednesday’s match with Argentina due to a stomach bug but Holland’s coach, Louis van Gaal, hinted that his captain would play in the World Cup semi-final regardless. The Manchester United centre-forward, who battled back from k...
Argentina gripped with anticipation 9 July 2014 BUENOS AIRES - AiresAfter a quarter of a century of reaching this stage of the World Cup as spectators, Argentina are due to play in a semi-final at last. The nation is gripped with anticipation, and as luck would have it the fixture falls on Argentina’s independence day – 198 years old, this ...
Argentina's confidence soars 8 July 2014 LONDON - Argentina believe. That much was clear from the raucous celebrations whipped up by those clad in sky blue and white in the streets of Brasília on Saturday, or the selfies tweeted by joyous players from the dressing room and on the coach en route back to the airport. It was even vaguel...
Dutch leave it late to beat Mexico 30 June 2014 LONDON - The Netherlands staged a dramatic late comeback to win 2-1 and ensure that Mexico’s FIFA World Cup last-16 hoodoo continued. Leading 1-0 with two minutes remaining in Fortaleza yesterday, Miguel Herrera’s men stood on the verge of reaching the last eight of the tournament for the firs...
Van Gaal hits out at 'boring Dutch' critics 24 June 2014 LONDON - Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal took journalists to task on Monday as he bristled at suggestions he wasn’t playing attacking football at the World Cup. After his team beat Chile 2-0 to top Group B with three wins out of three, Van Gaal fired back questions at the press conference whe...
Spain face identity crisis 14 June 2014 LONDON - With one disastrous result, Spain's World Cup campaign and overall footballing identity is suddenly facing a crisis. A 5-1 loss to the Netherlands on Friday to open Group B left many wondering whether the team that has dominated world football since 2008 has finally lost its edge - an...
Netherlands rules out Zim bail out 9 May 2014 HARARE - Netherlands says it will not advance Zimbabwe funds to finance its economic plans under the “Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation” (ZimAsset). Gera Sneller, the country's ambassador to Zimbabwe, said the Dutch government will morally support the southern Afric...
'Radio VOP operations legal' 8 May 2014 HARARE - Privately-owned radio station Voice of the People (VOP) broadcasting into Zimbabwe was doing so legally according to Dutch law, the Netherlands envoy said yesterday. Gera Snelle, Netherlands Ambassador to Zimbabwe, told journalists yesterday after paying a courtesy call on Informatio...