Launch of 2018 Bicycle Mayor aims to promote cycling for all

CAPE TOWN (19 December 2017) – The Netherlands Consulate General and the Pedal Power Association are thrilled to start the new year on an exciting note by announcing the launch of a Bicycle Mayor in the Cape Town area. The pilot project is based on a global initiative that aims to accelerate the progress of cycling in cities. The process of electing a suitable candidate will commence in early 2018 […]

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Using soccer as a development catalyst and driver of inclusion

CAPE TOWN (5 December 2017) The Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town has hosted numerous soccer activations between 27 November and 3 December 2017 as part of the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cape Town. The events took place at the V&A Waterfront and included a week of KNVB WorldCoaches workshops, the Orange Cup Kids Tournament and a legends game between legends from the Netherlands and legends from South Africa, “Whatever […]

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Three South African companies open offices in The Hague region

The Hague, 29 November 2017 – Three South African companies have chosen The Hague and Leiden, cities in a unique delta region in the western part of Holland, as their next business opportunity. Yesterday during an official signing ceremony at the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cape Town, Hystead Limited, IoT.nxt, and NuvaLaw officially announced their expansion to The Hague region. The City of The Hague, The Netherlands Foreign Investment […]

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