McMaster Times - Moral Compass

A Simerg Brief: “I Absolutely Admire the Aga Khan” — Howard Shearer

” … I absolutely admire the Aga Khan. He established a moral compass in terms of his teaching and his commitment to social responsibility – for contributing to society.”  – Howard Shearer, President and CEO, Hitachi Canada Ltd. & member of McMaster University’s Board of Governors McMaster Times 2008 Winter/Spring edition, McMaster University Discover, Explore…

Mohammed Arkoun with His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan on AKAA related project site (image via The Mohammed Arkoun Foundation for Peace Between Cultures)

Synergy: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan & Professor Mohammed Arkoun; Institute of Ismaili Studies & Foundation for Peace Between Cultures

Professor Mohammed Arkoun (1928-2010)  is regarded by many as the foremost figure in Islamic studies teaching at the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London, UK for 20 years. To honour his memory, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan has created the GBP 100,000 “Mohammed Arkoun Doctoral Scholarship.” – Touria Yacoubi Arkoun

The Aga Khan with the first president of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta. AKDN has created development projects in education, communication, tourism and more, in many areas especially in Africa and Asia. (Image via CCTV/CNTV)

Documentary Transcript & Photos: Faces of Africa The Aga Khan – Creating a Brighter Tomorrow for Africa

“Our hallmark will be quality students, quality instructors, quality facilities and unwavering devotion to world class standards. Let the day be long past when some could excuse mediocrity by saying it was good enough for Africa.” – His Highness Prince Shah Karim Aga Khan “Intellect is a very powerful force. Therefore the human intellect as…

Mawlana Hazar Imam at a luncheon hosted by Premier Gordon Campbell that was attended by community, education and business leaders in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee visit to British Columbia in 2008. (Photo via Simerg - The Ismaili/Gary Otte)

Simerg Profiles His Excellency Gordon Campbell, Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat

Mawlana Hazar Imam received His Excellency Gordon Campbell, Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat, at Aiglemont, France, on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Recently appointed to this role by the Government of Canada, Gordon Campbell has also been serving as Canada’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom since September 2011. Discover, Explore & Read more at Simerg Profiles His…

The Citizen, Tanzania | Aga Khan varsity plans more educational centres in EAC

The Citizen, Tanzania | Aga Khan varsity plans more educational centres in EAC

“As we expand our work in Kenya, one of our highest priorities is to achieve international standards of healthcare-especially for non-communicable diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes,” –His Highness the Aga Khan Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta meets His Highness the Aga Khan, the chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network and Imam (spiritual…

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Tweets related to Aga Khan’s Visit to Nairobi, Kenya

March 2nd, 2015: Tweets during and after the Aga Khan University Convocation in Nairobi, Kenya Aga Khan University to open a graduate school for media http://t.co/3GTxPI9CYQ #Kenya #business #newsfeed http://t.co/W3GXlEkdJx — Enterprise #Kenya (@EnterpriseKenya) March 2, 2015 UHURU MEETS with Aga Khan, the Chairman of Aga Khan Development Network & leader of Ismaili Muslims in Nairobi.…

Aga Khan on his vision for Uganda’s healthcare – People & Power – monitor.co.ug

One milestone along that journey occurred earlier this week when I received the first charter ever granted to an International University in Tanzania. That ceremony reflected, I believe, AKU’s record of producing outstanding East African graduates. And it sets the stage for expanding the university in the years ahead through a series of new schools,…

AKU 2015 Convocation - Nairobi - His Highness the Aga Khan smiling

Convocation Address: His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Nairobi, Kenya

Ismailimail is excited to share the excerpts of His Highness the Aga Khan’s commencement address of the third of the three convocation ceremonies he presided over, the final installment being earlier today in Nairobi, Kenya. Announcing the launch of two news graduate schools – Schools of Leadership and Management, and Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism to the…

AKU Convocation Nairobi Kenya Webcast

Live Webcast: Nairobi, Kenya AKU 2015 Convocation with Chancellor His Highness the Aga Khan Presiding the Ceremonies

As Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the third and final of three Aga Khan University convocation ceremonies, in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday, March 2nd, 2015. The ceremony is expected to commence at 11:00 AM Nairobi time (GMT+3). Live Webcast will be available on the AKDN.org, TheIsmaili.org or at AKU.edu (links provided below).

AKU 2015 Convocation - Kampala  His Highness the Aga Khan

His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the 2nd Aga Khan University Convocation in Kampala, Uganda

Today, the Aga Khan University remains the only privately supported University with major academic programs on both the Asian and the African continents. Over a relatively short time span, we have extended our work into eight different countries. We created two degree or diploma programs in the 1980s, two more in the 1990s, and another 21…

AKU 2015 Convocation - Dar es Salaam - Video

Video of Full Convocation Ceremony: Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ismailimail is excited to share the 75 min video of Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation Ceremony held at Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year’s Convocation in Tanzania had a special significance as the Aga Khan University celebrated its 15th anniversary in East Africa. To mark this milestone, the Chancellor presided over the…

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Tweets related to Aga Khan in Nairobi, Kenya

March 2nd, 2015: Tweets during and after the Aga Khan University Convocation in Nairobi, Kenya Aga Khan University to open a graduate school for media http://t.co/3GTxPI9CYQ #Kenya #business #newsfeed http://t.co/W3GXlEkdJx — Enterprise #Kenya (@EnterpriseKenya) March 2, 2015 UHURU MEETS with Aga Khan, the Chairman of Aga Khan Development Network & leader of Ismaili Muslims in Nairobi.…