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Dutch city could be first to pave its streets with recycled plastic bottles, a surface claimed to be greener, quicker to lay and more reliable than asphalt. The Netherlands could become the first country to pave its streets with plastic bottles after Rotterdam city council said it was considering piloting a new type of road […]

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Dutch brewing company Heineken has opened a Sh10 billion factory in Ethiopia, indicating a preference for the country in its regional investment plans.   The brewer said it would continue importing its flagship brand from Netherlands to Kenya, despite the set up of the new factory in Ethiopia. Heineken’s financial communications manager Christine van Waverenn […]

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A consortium led by Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) of Netherlands has been appointed to advice on the planned construction of a modern Sh22.5 billion port in Kisumu as Kenya eyes bigger maritime trade in the region.   The Treasury’s Public-Private Partnership Unit (PPPU) said the consortium will undertake a feasibility study on the […]

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The Netherlands has shifted processing of visas for Kenyan applicants to Pretoria, South Africa meaning Kenyans who wish to visit the country will have to wait for longer to get travel documents. The consulate announced on its website that all visa applications submitted at the Embassy in Nairobi will be sent to the Regional Service […]

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A documentary about a Dutch Christmas tradition which involves white people wearing blackface has revealed what Londoners think of this controversial figure, and has fuelled the debate on a custom that is perceived by many to be unacceptably racist. The film shows two Black Petes wearing blackface, an Afro-wig and golden earrings strolling through a […]

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