Memories of Fridays in Mwanza, Tanzania

Excerpt: Fridays, however were different, because, apart from the kiosks, which closed in the afternoons, other vendors came out around four, and set up their baskets or platters on the footpaths along the shops, and especially close to the Aga Khan School, in the main street. The Mwanza Ismaili community, who had a large population…

Food Service Alliance | Economic Planning Board for Ontario

The Food Service Alliance (FSA) will be holding their official launch event on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Willowdale Jamatkhana from 9:30am to 12:30 pm. FSA will bring together Ismaili’s in the Food Service Industry (Wholesale, Retail, Food Production, Distribution, Health Food, Catering, Packaging Good, Food Storage etc.) to facilitate networking opportunities and sharing of best practices to…

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Glenview Ismaili Center to display Aga Khan Museum’s first outreach program

via http://www.journal-topics.com – Glenview-based Ismaili Jamatkhana, a Muslim community center near Golf and Shermer roads, will be the first host to an exhibit next month ahead of the opening of a museum in Canada connected to the group’s spiritual leader. The Aga Khan is the Ismaili faith’s spiritual and organizational leader. The Aga Khan museum…

New Ottawa Jamatkhana: Informative piece from Architect Farouk Noormohamed’s Office

via http://simergphotos.com/ – The new Ottawa Jamatkhana marks a new chapter in the life of the Ismaili community of the National Capital Region and will become a symbol of the community’s commitment to Ottawa, embracing the local vernacular architecture, new institutional buildings, and powerful symbols of Islamic design….Exclusive: Architect’s Statement and Photos of the Fabulous…

August 13: Violence marks eve of Pakistan’s Independence Day

Update 11: Police nabs 44 suspects in Karachi Update 10: Ismaili community delegation meets Chief Secretary Sindh 1, 2. Update 9: Centre for Research & Security Studies report titled, “Karachi: The State of Crimes” Update 8: Ismaili community delegation meets Additional Inspector General Police Update 7: School students suffer after attack Update 6: Ismaili delegation…