Public Private Partnership Assure Better Health Care For Residents In Remote Coastal Region

Public Private Partnership Assure Better Health Care For Residents In Remote Coastal Region

Coastweek– The Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM), St. Luke’s Mission Hospital, Kaloleni and the Ministry of Health celebrated the conclusion of a successful Public Private Partnership formed six years ago to upgrade the skills of community nurses working in remote areas of the Kenya coastal region. The partnership that was made…

Zikar Tasbih 2 by Rukhsana Karmali

CD: Zikar Tasbih 2 by Rukhsana Karmali

Rukhsana Karmali is the CEO of Mukwano Holdings in Uganda, overseeing the real estate developments and tea plantations in Western Uganda (Mukwano Tea) as well as other projects in the UK and the Middle East. Rukhsana is also a mother and a well-established artist whose passion is music. She has recorded three albums comprising geets in…

Dr. Alex Awiti at Water for Food Conference, May 7th, 2013 (Image via Water for Food - University of Nebraska)

Dr. Awiti of the Aga Khan University – East African Institute on ‘Made in Kenya’ and ‘Make in Kenya’

The reason there are no jobs is because on average, 56 per cent of graduates from East African universities lack basic and technical skills needed for the few jobs that exist. Moreover, our schools are not places for forging curiosity, critical thinking, complex reasoning, creativity and innovation. – Dr. Awiti, Director, East African Institute &…

Aga Khan University - Graduate Professional Education Campus, which will house graduate schools for Media and Communications; Leadership and Management; Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism; and an Executive Education Centre. (PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP)

Aga Khan University: Filling the shoes of a fallen giant

The Aga Khan University hopes to plug the gap left by the University of East Africa, which in its heyday managed to bind the region together and had stand-alone campuses in the three countries. Grow it, mine it, build it, or invent it: For Aga Khan University, books are the best way to curate change…

Dr Farouk Topan is the Director of the recently launched a Kiswahili Centre that is part of AKU's new Faculty of Arts and Sciences. “We are just at the very beginning of our journey,” he says.(PHOTO: AKU)

East Africa’s shared destiny brightened by Aga Khan University: A conversation with Dr Farouk Topan

With a major expansion underway, the Aga Khan University is planting institutional and intellectual seeds to produce the leadership that East Africa will require in the years ahead. Dr Farouk Topan discusses some of the ways in which the university hopes to contribute to the East African Community. Fifteen years ago, the Aga Khan University…

AKUH - Nairobi - Heart and Cancer Centre

3 Media reports from Kenya | Aga Khan University Hospital steps in to ease Kenyatta National Hospital cancer care crisis

“It is worth noting that Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has a long standing working relationship with Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), whereby cancer patients from KNH are provided with highly subsidized radiotherapy treatment at AKUH. – Nicholas Muraguri, Director of Medical Services NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 26 – The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) is set…

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,…

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…

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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.…

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).

Event – March 3  - Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya - Rebooting Development - Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity

Event – March 2 | Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya | Rebooting Development: Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity

A talk by Dr Calestous Juma, member of the AKU Board of Trustees and internationally-recognized authority on the role of innovation in development. EVENT: Rebooting Development: Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity SPEAKER: Dr Calestous Juma DATE: Monday, March 2, 2015 TIME: 4:00 to 5:30 PM Local Time VENUE: Lecture theatre, 3rd Parklands Avenue, Aga Khan University Hospital,…