Uganda: Volunteers of Aga Khan Education Service and Angella Katatumba Foundation help clean Mulago Hospital

Uganda: Volunteers of Aga Khan Education Service and Angella Katatumba Foundation help clean Mulago Hospital

Organizations launch 3 month Mulago hospital clean-up Officials of the Angella Katatumba Foundation and the Aga Khan Education Service have pledged to help clean Mulago hospital for the next three months in a community exercise dubbed ‘Mulago Yaffe.’ Hospital officials welcomed the initiative that will be jointly carried out by Jubilee Insurance, Smart Telecom and…

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, reviewing the master plan and design for a new 42-acre campus on Sam Nujoma Road which will house both the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development serving master’s level students and an Aga Khan Academy for middle and secondary school students. - Photo: AKDN / Zahur Ramji

Knowledge Diplomacy: Aga Khan University expansion in East Africa to transform Arusha into a Regional Intellectual Epicenter

AKU’s ambitious 15 years plan includes a significant commitment of global resources to the East African region though the expansion of the University’s presence in Arusha, transforming the East African Community’s capital into a “regional intellectual epicenter“. This grand vision was shared by the AKU Chancellor, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan; Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Head of the Social Welfare Department of…

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Celebrates its 8th Graduation

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Celebrates its 8th Graduation

This talented group of 58 graduates has been the most successful cohort in accessing institutions of higher education.  These graduates have won over US$3,400,000 in scholarships and financial aid to study courses ranging from politics and philosophy, to financial modeling and actuarial sciences.  Our students received offers from prestigious institutions including Columbia University, Dartmouth College,…

Coastweek: Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Bags 5 Gold Medals

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Bags 5 Gold Medals

Coastweek– 26 countries, 146 projects, over 200 participants, 5 categories, and 6 students. These are only a few statistics about the recent Golden Climate International Environmental Project Olympiad, held in Nairobi from Tuesday 29th April to Friday 2nd May. The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, an education centre that promotes holistic learning and international leadership participated…

Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad in architectural detail

Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad in architectural detail

The Aga Khan Academy in Hyderabad, a residential school for 1200 students, is part of 14 such academies being constructed in the various developing countries. It offers its students an international standard of education, from pre-primary to upper-secondary levels, with rigorous academic and leadership experience. The Academy, designed by HCP, is located on a 100-acre…

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…

Aga Khan Academy and University Master plan

The Aga Khan Academy and University Master plan at Dar-es-Salaam was a major competition that I’ve been designing with one fellow architect, Gilbert Balinda, and under supervision of Jeremy Rose. Research of the local culture helped us to orient our design.  This design process brought us also to look after site and climate requirements; and…

Ten schools to battle at Aga Khan Swimming Gala tomorrow

Ten schools to battle at Aga Khan Swimming Gala

Related: Aga Khan School wins fifth junior swimming championship Ten schools will be battling for overall honours this Saturday at the Aga Khan School’s swimming gala at  Upper Kololo in an event that is one of the biggest on the Uganda Swimming Federation calendar. “It’s a major event that is held annually and this time…

Aga Khan School Kenya nominated as World’s Most Innovative Educator as Microsoft’s 2014 Class of Mentor Schools and Inaugural Class of Expert Educators

Aga Khan School Kenya nominated as World’s Most Innovative Educator in Microsoft’s 2014 Class of Mentor Schools and Inaugural Class of Expert Educators

Aga Khan School in Kenya has been nominated amongst four other schools across Sub Saharan Africa as the World’s most innovative educator as part of Microsoft’s 2014 Class of Mentor Schools and Inaugural Class of Expert Educators. The four schools were chosen from over 250 global applicants in 80 countries. The other three include the…