Football Academy President Altaf Hirani's Street Child Team Tanzania wins global title

Football Academy President Altaf Hirani’s Street Child Team Tanzania wins global title

All related Altaf Hirani. Street children win global title After narrowly losing the title during the 2010 event staged in South Africa, the Mwanza-based Tanzania street children this time made no mistake to cruise into the podium, winning the 2014 World Cup edition with scintillating 3-1 comprehensive rout over neighbours Burundi in Rio de Janeiro…

Show and Tell: Children's Reading Day in Tanzania

Show and Tell: Children’s Reading Day in Tanzania

A few months ago, Room to Read Tanzania celebrated their first annual Children’s Reading Day, an event to raise awareness about the importance of reading and also celebrate the progress students have made in improving their literacy skills. In partnership with the Aga Khan University and the Institute for Educational Development, East Africa, the event…

Tanzania Regional Advisory Council begins exploring opportunities

Kabir Jivraj: Tanzania Regional Advisory Council begins exploring opportunities

By Daniela Andrei for University of Calgary UToday: East African nation one of six ‘countries of emphasis’ under university’s International Strategy The Tanzania Regional Advisory Council convened for its first working session recently to discuss the council’s objectives and scope, regional opportunities, and partnerships in the East African region and identify the strategic areas to…

Canada, Tanzania and AKDN collaborate on Health Programs - Ministerial Deliberations

Canada, Tanzania and AKDN collaborate on Health Programs – Ministerial Deliberations

International Development Minister Christian Paradis meets with the Honourable Dr. Seif Rashid , Minister of Health for Tanzania, and Mr. Amin Kurji, Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network in Tanzania. He participated in a maternal, newborn and child health round table event to discuss innovative approaches in health systems to advance maternal, newborn…

The Ismaili: Prime Minister of Tanzania inaugurates RAYS OF LIGHT

Prime Minister of Tanzania inaugurates RAYS OF LIGHT

Dar es Salaam, 8 February 2014 — RAYS OF LIGHT: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat was inaugurated at Diamond Jubilee Hall today by the Prime Minister of Tanzania, the Right Honourable Mizengo Peter Pinda. A Golden Jubilee International Programme depicting the first 50 years of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Imamat, the photographic exhibition also coincides with the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the…

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Tanzania: Aga Khan’s Rays of Light Exhibition Set for Dar

A MULTI-dimensional exhibition has been lined-up to celebrate 50 years of Prince Karim Aga Khan on his efforts in serving humanity, against the backdrop of a 1,400-year history of Ismaili Imamat. The exhibition named ‘Rays of Light, Glimpses into the IsmailiImamat’ has been held in France, United Arab Emirates, Portugal, Uganda, Canada and the United…

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Launch of the Oncology Programme of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Launch of the Oncology Programme of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam

Honourable Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Seif Rashid, His Excellency Marcel Escure, Ambassador of France in Tanzania, Ladies and Gentlemen: Please allow me first and foremost to welcome you all on this lovely day to the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam. We are truly grateful for your presence in what is a…

Aga Khan Hospital cancer programme is an important step towards premier healthcare system in East Africa, says Princess Zahra

Aga Khan Hospital cancer programme is an important step towards premier healthcare system in East Africa, says Princess Zahra

Dar es Salaam, 27 January 2014 — A new cancer treatment programme at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam was launched today in the presence of Princess Zahra. The first in a series of services being added as part of a significant five-year expansion of the hospital, it complements a wider effort by the…

Tanzania: Cancer Centres Planned for All Referral Hospitals - Oncology Programme at the Aga Khan Hospital

Tanzania: Cancer Centres Planned for All Referral Hospitals – Oncology Programme at the Aga Khan Hospital

REFERRAL hospitals will soon have cancer centres to provide patients with timely diagnostic and curative services to curb the life-threatening illness, which has reached an alarming stage, it has been learnt. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 12.6 million patients are diagnosed of cancer annually in the world out of which 7.6 million of…

Golden Jubilee Exhibition RAYS OF LIGHT Canadian tour draws to a close - Next stop Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Golden Jubilee Exhibition RAYS OF LIGHT Canadian tour draws to a close – Next stop Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

RAYS OF LIGHT: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat, a Golden Jubilee International Programme depicting the first 50 years of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Imamat, completed its Canadian tour in Toronto last week. An enormous undertaking, the exhibition provided visitors an opportunity to consider Canada’s role in the extensive worldwide activities of the Ismaili Imamat to promote equitable human development and…

Meet Tatu, a Tanzanian woman gaining economic power with help from Canada & Aga Khan Foundation

Meet Tatu, a Tanzanian woman gaining economic power with help from Canada & Aga Khan Foundation

CIDA, Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the NGO Resource Centre in Tanzania have helped a women’s cooperative in Zanzibar gain access to the tools they need to not just succeed in business but also to expand. The members of the Tusife Moyo cooperative learned more about networking, market surveys, leadership, evaluation, book-keeping, planning and resource…