Source: Daily Monitor, by Vali Jamal
I looked recently at our newspapers to find if any attempt was made in the coverage of the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee (60 years of ascending the throne of the Ismaili Imamat on July 11) to show the importance of the landmark for Uganda Ismailis and even Uganda. What we got was the standard material about what the Aga Khan Development Network does in Uganda. Lots, but without that special connection, the story is like “Hamlet without the Prince”.
Allow me to fill in two connecting – and connected – events which make the observance of the Diamond Jubilee so emotion-packed for Uganda Ismailis everywhere.
Read more – Dated: July 19, 2017