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…