Agreement Clears Way for Aga Khan Trust for Culture to Begin Rehabilitation of Nairobi City Park

On 29 November 2012, Kenya’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Raila Odinga, joined His Highness the Aga Khan at the signing of an agreement to rehabilitate Nairobi City Park. The 60-hectare park, which has suffered over time from encroachment, pollution and other threats, will be rehabilitated over a period of several years. It will include a…

Milestone as EAC unveils new home

The East African Community (EAC) now has now a permanent place to call home following yesterday’s grand opening of an ultra-modern office complex in Arusha, Tanzania. Tanzanian Presidents Jakaya Kikwete, Mwai Kibaki of Kenya and Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi officiated at the colourful ceremony in the city that has cemented its place as the regional…

The Ismaili: Aga Khan Trust for Culture to revitalise Nairobi City Park

Nairobi, 29 November 2012 — “Culture is a trampoline for development and assistance for some of the poorest people in the world,” declared Mawlana Hazar Imam. He was speaking at a signing ceremony marking an agreement between the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the Government of Kenya to rehabilitate Nairobi City Park. via The Ismaili: Aga Khan Trust for…

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Nairobi

Nairobi, 28 November 2012 — After attending the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community in Arusha earlier today, His Highness the Aga Khan travelled to the Kenyan capital, where he will witness the signing of an agreement for the rehabilitation of the Nairobi City Park. via The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Nairobi.

His Highness the Aga Khan took part in the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community (EAC)

Arusha, 28 November 2012 — His Highness the Aga Khan took part today in the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community (EAC). Together with EAC leaders and the heads of state from its member countries, Hazar Imam toured the facility and took part in inaugural ceremonies. via The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam attends inauguration of…

Odinga, Aga Khan to witness signing of deal

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 23:24 – By The Citizen Reporter Arusha. Kenyan Prime minister Raila Odinga and His Highness the Aga Khan will today witness the signing of an agreement between the government of Kenya and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) for the rehabilitation of Nairobi City Park. The Nairobi City Park Rehabilitation…

Finally, new offices for EA Community

The East Africa Community now has a permanent place to call home following Wednesday’s opening of its office complex in Arusha, Tanzania. Presidents Kibaki, Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania and Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi officiated at the colourful ceremony attended by The Aga Khan, who is the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network…