Om Habibeh Foundation signs agreement with Aswan University

Om Habibeh Foundation signs agreement with Aswan University

OHF signs Agreement with Aswan University; Aswan Skills Development Programme; OHF Signs Agreement with the Ministry of Education January 2015- The Om Habibeh Foundation (OHF) in Aswan, signed an Agreement with Aswan University to further develop the institutional relationship with the two organisations, specifically around the strengthening of the quality of education at the Faculty…

Grow it, mine it, build it, or invent it: For Aga Khan University, books are the best way to curate change in civil society – DN2 – nation.co.ke

On February 23 this year, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete granted a charter to the Aga Khan University — making it the first foreign institution of higher learning in the country. Mr Kikwete, while handing the certificate to the Aga Khan at a ceremony held at State House in Dar es Salaam, said that, for years,…

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Islam spread to Africa initially through Ethiopia

Islam came to Africa very early in its history. When its followers faced persecution in Arabia, the Prophet advised the community to seek refuge in Abyssinia (modern day Ethiopia). In due course, the presence of Muslims in Africa grew and extended as scholars and merchants exchanged their material and intellectual wares with the peoples of…

Mary Mwaniki receiving her nursing degree from His Highness the Aga Khan, as AKU President Firoz Rasul looks on. (image via Simerg)

Simerg | Voices of Graduates: The Magnificent Aga Khan University Convocations in Nairobi, Kampala and Dar-es-Salaam

Convocations are commencements Reflecting the past Looking at the future … – By Shariffa Keshavjee (Special to Simerg) Discover, Explore & Read more at Simerg | “We Appreciate” – Poem and Voices from the Aga Khan University East Africa Convocations: Graduates and Families Speak About Hopes and Express Gratitude to University’s Founder, His Highness the…

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…

Aga Khan University media school to open this month

Aga Khan University media school to open this month

The Aga Khan University (AKU) Graduate School of Media and Communication will offer media related courses to professionals who hold a first degree and have work experience. Among the key subjects the programme will focus on is Business, Environment and Finance reporting skills. Students will also be trained on the work of non-profit organisations and…

Ruhila Adatia-Sood Foundation Launched

Ruhila Adatia-Sood Foundation Launched

Kenya: Ruhila Adatia – Sood Foundation Launched 3 SEPTEMBER 2014 Photo: Capital FM Ruhila Adatia-Sood. By Patrick Vidija Friends and family of the late Ruhila Adatia-Sood launched a foundation for the protection of animals at the Zen gardens in Nairobi on Saturday Night. Ruhila Adatia-Sood lost her life on September 21 last year on assignment…

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,…

Mawlana Hazar Imam, President Kibaki and other dignitaries appraise newly installed state-of-the-art cancer equipment at the opening of the AKUH Heart and Cancer Centre in July 2011. (mage: AKDN / Aziz Islamshah)

AKU’s growing presence expands the horizons of healthcare in East Africa |TheIsmaili

TheIsmaili.org, 27 February 2015 – Addressing the AKU 2015 Convocation in Kampala on Thursday, Mawlana Hazar Imam described the university’s plans for Uganda. Here, “we will focus on achieving international levels of healthcare,” said Hazar Imam, “especially for non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.” He announced plans to establish a new Aga…