Uganda – More videos of His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to East AFrica – Bujagali Project and the Aga Khan Academy Kampala

More videos of His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to East Africa are available at the AKDN website. His Highness the Aga Khan and His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, lay the foundation stone for the Bujagali Hydropower Project, Jinja. The US$ 770 million project is the country’s first private hydroelectric power project, and…

More Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Uganda, East Africa

Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Visit to East Africa Thursday, 23 August 2007 In a day filled with anticipation and emotion, murids gathered at the Darkhana Jamatkhana of Kampala, for the Golden Jubilee Darbar. On this occasion, Yusuf Karmali, President of the Ismaili Council for Uganda, submitted a loyalty address on behalf of the Jamat. After 12…

Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Uganda, East Africa

Pictures of His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to Uganda are now available at theismaili.org. Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Visit to East Africa Sunday, 19 August 2007 Mawlana Hazar Imam departed for Uganda, continuing his Golden Jubilee tour of East Africa. Upon arriving at Entebbe Airport, Hazar Imam was welcomed by Martin Aliker, Advisor to the…

Aga Khan winds up his Africa tour

JEFF OTIENO 8/23/2007 The Aga Khan Wednesday completed the tour of the East African region by launching a multi-million shilling academy in Uganda. The inauguration of the project, costing upwards of $50 million, makes Uganda the latest member of a group of 14 countries ear-marked to host a network of academies in Africa and Asia.…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy, Kampala

http://www.akdn.org/speeches/2007Aug22.htm Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy Kampala – 22 August 2007 Your Excellency Vice President Professor Gilbert Bukenya The Right Honourable Speaker The Right Honourable Prime Minister Your Worship the Mayor Honourable Ministers Excellencies Distinguished…

Pictures – Aga Khan to Build Uganda’s First Aga Khan Academy

Aga Khan to Build Uganda’s First Aga Khan Academy 22 August 2007 (View related articles)   His Highness the Aga Khan lays the foundation stone for the Aga Khan Academy, Kampala in the presence of His Excellency Professor Gilbert Bukenya, Vice President of the Republic of Uganda. Looking on is Salim Bhatia, Director of the…

Pictures – Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project

  Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project 21August 2007 (View related articles)   His Highness the Aga Khan and His Excellency the President Yoweri Museveni, lay the foundation stone for the Bujagali Hydropower Project, Jinja. The US$ 770 million project is the country’s first private hydroelectric power project, and is expected to significantly…

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi – It’s a great school for training nurses

LETTERS – from Daily Nation It’s a great school for training nurses Publication Date: 8/23/2007 As a member of the Class of 2005, I am proud to be associated with all the activities at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi. The education I was given at the institution was excellent. Today, because I have the…

Uganda – Aga Khan Academy to educate needy students

JAN AJWANG & WALTER WAFULAKAMPALA EXCEPTIONAL but needy students in Uganda will have access to education of international standards of excellence once the Aga Khan Academy Kampala is commissioned. A foundation stone that marked the beginnings of the $50 million project was laid yesterday in Munyonyo on the southern outskirts of Kampala by His Highness…

Uganda: President Yoweri Museveni’s speech at the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Bujagali Hydro-power Project

Uganda: Museveni Lauds Aga Khan’s Role in Devt http://allafrica.com/stories/200708220089.html New Vision (Kampala) 21 August 2007 Yoweri Museveni Kampala Yesterday the Aga Khan was in Jinja on the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone for the Bujagali Hydro-power Project. Below is President Yoweri Museveni’s speech: His Highness the Aga Khan, Ministers, Members of Parliament,…

BUJAGALI hydropower dam will cut the cost of electricity by more than half the current rate in the early stages of completion, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan has said.

Electricity prices to drop by 50% WALTER WAFULA & JAN AJWANG JINJA BUJAGALI hydropower dam will cut the cost of electricity by more than half the current rate in the early stages of completion, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan has said. The spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, who was in the…

Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Tanzania, East Africa

New pictures from His Highness the Aga Khan’s Golden Jubilee visit to Tanzania have been added to the picture gallery at theismaili.org. Visit the picture gallery at theismaili.org to view these excellent pictures, including some pictures of the Tanzanian youth performing a traditional dance for His Highness the Aga Khan. http://theismaili.org/EA_TZ_pics.asp Mawlana Hazar Imam enjoying…

Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Golden Jubilee visit to Kenya, East Africa

August 21, 2007 New pictures from His Highess the Agakhan’s Golden Jubilee Visit to Kenya have been added to the picture gallery at theismaili.org. Visit the gallery to view these excellent pictures, each one with its own interesting caption! http://theismaili.org/EA_arrival_pics.asp Shemina Lalani-Adatia, Chairperson of ITREB for Kenya, presents a gift on behalf of the Jamat…

Pictures – Aga Khan Announces the East African Community’s First Regional University to be based in Arusha

19 August 2007 (View related articles) http://www.akdn.org/news/2007Aug19_photos.html His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of Tanzania and His Highness the Aga Khan officially unveil a series of commemorative stamps that have been produced to mark the Golden Jubilee. File size: 477 KB Photo credit His Highness the Aga Khan speaks at the State Dinner held in…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project Uganda

http://www.akdn.org/speeches/2007Aug21.htm Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project Uganda – 21 August 2007 Your Excellency President Museveni Honourable David Migreko, Minister for Energy Honourable Ministers Excellencies Distinguished Guests Let me begin by expressing my warmest thanks for your…

Salim Bhatia’s Speech, Mombasa – Mombasa Residential Campus Foundation-Stone Laying Ceremony

http://www.akdn.org/speeches/2007Aug14_sb.htm Speech by Salim Bhatia Salim Bhatia’s welcoming remarks, Mombasa Mombasa Residential Campus Foundation-Stone Laying Ceremony August 14, 2007 Chief Guest: The Honourable Professor George Saitoti, Your Highness, Honourable Ministers, Honourable Members of Parliament, The Provincial Commissioner, Your Worship the Mayor, Distinguished Guests, It is my great pleasure to welcome you today to this Ceremony…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Madrasa Programme Mombasa

http://www.akdn.org/speeches/2007Aug14_madrasa.htm Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Madrasa Programme Mombasa – 14 August 2007 The Honorable Noah Wakesa, Minister for Science and Technology Honourable Minister Haroun Suleiman Leaders of the Ummah Distinguished Guests My thanks go out to…

Uganda: The Length And Breadth of AKDN’s Influence

East African Business Week (Kampala) 20 August 2007 Kampala The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a group of nine development agencies working in health, education, culture and rural and economic development, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, central and south Asia and the Middle East. The agencies are: Aga Khan Foundation, Aga Khan Education Services, Aga…

AKF Celebrates 25 years of the Madrasa Programme

20/8/2007 (MaximsNews.com, AK) UNITED NATIONS – The Aga Khan Foundation last week marked the 25th anniversary of the Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Chief Guest Kenya’s Minister for Science and Technology, Hon. Dr. Noah Wekesa.…

Aga Khan cheers Dar gains

DAILY NEWS Reporter Daily News; Monday, August 20, 2007 THE spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, the Aga Khan, has lauded the government for its commitment to human development agenda, demonstrated by investing heavily in education and health. “Tanzania is indeed committed to bring about development to its people and this is shown by the country’s…