Uganda – More videos of His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to East AFrica – Bujagali Project and the Aga Khan Academy Kampala

More videos of His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to East Africa are available at the AKDN website. His Highness the Aga Khan and His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, lay the foundation stone for the Bujagali Hydropower Project, Jinja. The US$ 770 million project is the country’s first private hydroelectric power project, and is expected to significantly lower the price of electricity in … Continue reading Uganda – More videos of His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to East AFrica – Bujagali Project and the Aga Khan Academy Kampala

Uganda – Aga Khan hosts Dinner for Dignitaries

Uganda: The Classy Aga Khan Do New Vision (Kampala) 27 August 2007 Kampala WHAT would you do if you were invited to dinner by an international royalty, two presidents and one former president? What if the venue was the magnificent Serena Hotel? I suppose you would get out your most elegant and decent outfit and put your best forward. This exactly what several dignitaries did … Continue reading Uganda – Aga Khan hosts Dinner for Dignitaries

More Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Uganda, East Africa

Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Visit to East Africa Thursday, 23 August 2007 In a day filled with anticipation and emotion, murids gathered at the Darkhana Jamatkhana of Kampala, for the Golden Jubilee Darbar. On this occasion, Yusuf Karmali, President of the Ismaili Council for Uganda, submitted a loyalty address on behalf of the Jamat. After 12 days, Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to East Africa drew to … Continue reading More Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Uganda, East Africa

Videos – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to East Africa

Excellent videos of His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to East Africa are available at theismaili.org. The videos show: The Aga Khan’s arrival in Uganda The Aga Khan and His Excellency President Jakaya Kikwete unveiling a collection of stamps to mark the Golden Jubilee The Aga Khan’s arrival in Tanzania The Aga Khan at the State Banquet where he was presented with Kenya’s highest medal … Continue reading Videos – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to East Africa

Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Uganda, East Africa

Pictures of His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to Uganda are now available at theismaili.org. Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Visit to East Africa Sunday, 19 August 2007 Mawlana Hazar Imam departed for Uganda, continuing his Golden Jubilee tour of East Africa. Upon arriving at Entebbe Airport, Hazar Imam was welcomed by Martin Aliker, Advisor to the President of Uganda; Yusuf Karmali, President of the Ismaili Council … Continue reading Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Uganda, East Africa

New Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Tanzania, East Africa

New pictures from His Highness the Aga Khan’s Golden Jubilee visit to Tanzania have been added to the pictures at theismaili.org. Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Visit to East Africa Monday, 20 August 2007 During the evening, Mawlana Hazar Imam flew back to Dar es Salaam, where the Imam hosted a dinner in honour of the President of Tanzania. Among the evening’s highlights was a performance by … Continue reading New Pictures – His Highness the Aga Khan’s Visit to Tanzania, East Africa

Construction of Bujagali officially begins

23 August 2007 Construction of the 250MW Bujagali hydro project on the White Nile river in Uganda has been officially launched. The plant has been planned for years and finally its construction should be completed in 44 months at an estimated cost of US$772M. Turnkey contractor on the project, Italian firm Salini, is to have the plant commissioned in 2011. President Yoweri Museveni launched the … Continue reading Construction of Bujagali officially begins

Aga Khan winds up his Africa tour

JEFF OTIENO 8/23/2007 The Aga Khan Wednesday completed the tour of the East African region by launching a multi-million shilling academy in Uganda. The inauguration of the project, costing upwards of $50 million, makes Uganda the latest member of a group of 14 countries ear-marked to host a network of academies in Africa and Asia. The academy will be a prototype of the Aga Khan … Continue reading Aga Khan winds up his Africa tour

Uganda – Aga Khan calls for cultural diversity

Thursday, 23rd August, 2007 By Carol Natukunda HIS Highness the Aga Khan has called upon Ugandans to embrace cultural diversity, saying it is the way forward in the era of globalisation. “People are learning from people different from them. This has evolved because of the technology. It builds a culture of strength rather than harmful decisions. There is a rich diversity of language, faith and … Continue reading Uganda – Aga Khan calls for cultural diversity

Uganda: Aga Khan Launches Academy

New Vision (Kampala) 22 August 2007 Carol Natukunda and Peter Kaujju Kampala The Aga Khan Development Network is to set up an international academy worth $50m (about sh87b) in Munyonyo, a Kampala surburb. His Highness the Aga Khan and Vice-President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya yesterday laid a foundation stone at the 44-acre plot overlooking Lake Victoria. The land was donated by business tycoon Amirali Karmali popularly … Continue reading Uganda: Aga Khan Launches Academy

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy, Kampala

http://www.akdn.org/speeches/2007Aug22.htm Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy Kampala – 22 August 2007 Your Excellency Vice President Professor Gilbert Bukenya The Right Honourable Speaker The Right Honourable Prime Minister Your Worship the Mayor Honourable Ministers Excellencies Distinguished Guests It is a very great joy for me to … Continue reading Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy, Kampala

Pictures – Aga Khan to Build Uganda’s First Aga Khan Academy

Aga Khan to Build Uganda’s First Aga Khan Academy 22 August 2007 (View related articles)   His Highness the Aga Khan lays the foundation stone for the Aga Khan Academy, Kampala in the presence of His Excellency Professor Gilbert Bukenya, Vice President of the Republic of Uganda. Looking on is Salim Bhatia, Director of the Academies Unit. File size: 651 KB Photo credit: AKDN/Gary His … Continue reading Pictures – Aga Khan to Build Uganda’s First Aga Khan Academy

Pictures – Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project

  Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project 21August 2007 (View related articles)   His Highness the Aga Khan and His Excellency the President Yoweri Museveni, lay the foundation stone for the Bujagali Hydropower Project, Jinja. The US$ 770 million project is the country’s first private hydroelectric power project, and is expected to significantly lower the price of electricity in Uganda. The plant is … Continue reading Pictures – Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi – It’s a great school for training nurses

LETTERS – from Daily Nation It’s a great school for training nurses Publication Date: 8/23/2007 As a member of the Class of 2005, I am proud to be associated with all the activities at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi. The education I was given at the institution was excellent. Today, because I have the knowledge and skills, I stand tall in terms of professional … Continue reading Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi – It’s a great school for training nurses

Uganda – Children get free medical treatment

22nd August, 2007 By Ronald Kalyango ABOUT 300 children on Monday received free medical treatment as part of the activities to commemorate His Highness the Aga Khan’s golden jubilee celebrations. The drive, organised by the Aga Khan Development Network, targeted children aged three to eight, from 12 schools in the districts of Mpigi, Wakiso and Kampala. They were checked and given free drugs at a … Continue reading Uganda – Children get free medical treatment