Latest Interview of His Highness the Aga Khan by Peter Mwaura of The East African

How East Africans can build one common destiny for and by themselves, step by intelligent step Posted Sunday, August 14 2011 – PETER MWAURA spoke to the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, who is also the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, on a wide range of issues — from media ownership in developing societies to religion, development and the … Continue reading Latest Interview of His Highness the Aga Khan by Peter Mwaura of The East African

The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Kenya; visits Arusha at the end of his East Africa visit

Nairobi, 28 July 2011 — As Mawlana Hazar Imam prepared to depart Nairobi, senior Jamati leaders bid him farewell at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Thursday. Hazar Imam’s departure marked the end of his 24-day visit to the Jamats of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. Prior to leaving East Africa, Mawlana Hazar Imam stopped over in Arusha, where he travelled by helicopter to the site of … Continue reading The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Kenya; visits Arusha at the end of his East Africa visit

Aga Khan Development Network: His Highness the Aga Khan meets with the Secretary General of the East African Community

Arusha, Tanzania, 28 July 2011 — His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, this afternoon met with His Excellency Ambassador Dr Richard Sezibera, the Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC) at the EAC Headquarters in the Arusha International Conference Centre. The two discussed how the AKDN could continue to contribute to the regionalisation of East Africa … Continue reading Aga Khan Development Network: His Highness the Aga Khan meets with the Secretary General of the East African Community

New on NanoWisdoms: Excerpts from Mawlana Hazar Imam’s speeches at the Jamati Institutional Dinners in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya

At the Jamati Institutional Dinners Mawlana Hazar Imam attended during his visit to East Africa, he shared his thoughts about leadership with the Tanzanian, Ugandan and Kenyan leadership itself. The NanoWisdoms Archive of Imamat speeches, interviews and writings is pleased to provide transcripts for video excerpts that have been released from these speeches. Click to visit NanoWisdoms for each speech: Tanzania Jamati Institutional Leaders Dinner … Continue reading New on NanoWisdoms: Excerpts from Mawlana Hazar Imam’s speeches at the Jamati Institutional Dinners in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya

EAC for closer ties with Aga Khan Development Network

East African Community secretary general Dr. Richard Sezibera has called on the Community to work closely with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the areas of education, research and health care. Dr. Sezibera made the statement here on Thursday when speaking with His Highness the Aga Khan, chairman of AKDN, when he paid a courtesy call on the secretary general. He briefed EAC officials … Continue reading EAC for closer ties with Aga Khan Development Network

Aga Khan foundation to invest heavily in Arusha

HIS Highness the Aga Khan has reiterated his intention to establish a network of higher learning institutions in East Africa including the proposed modern university campus in Arusha. Speaking here during His Highness’ visit to the East African Community Secretariat, Aga Khan revealed that the US$ 450-million (8 trillion/-) complex will be developed over the next 15 years. In developing the multiple campuses and new … Continue reading Aga Khan foundation to invest heavily in Arusha

East African Community (EAC) Secretary General Holds Talks with His Highness The Aga Khan

East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania, 28 July 2011: The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera today held talks with His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). His Highness the Aga Khan, who had paid a courtesy call on the Secretary General, briefed the EAC officials about the ongoing several Aga Khan Development Network … Continue reading East African Community (EAC) Secretary General Holds Talks with His Highness The Aga Khan

New Graduate School of Media and Communications Launched at Aga Khan University in Kenya

Nairobi, July 27, 2011 – Aga Khan University’s Graduate School of Media and Communications in Nairobi was launched at a foundation stone ceremony held today in the presence of the Right Honourable Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya, and His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network. The School, which will … Continue reading New Graduate School of Media and Communications Launched at Aga Khan University in Kenya

Daily Nation Kenya: Aga Khan lays ground for new graduate school

A new graduate school that will offer postgraduate media and communication training was launched in Nairobi on Wednesday. The Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications seeks to provide quality journalism training and promote media research and entrepreneurship. The first batch of students will be admitted in 2014. Prime Minister Raila Odinga presided over the foundation ceremony in Westlands, Nairobi’, on Wednesday. He … Continue reading Daily Nation Kenya: Aga Khan lays ground for new graduate school

Kenya: How Ismaili Community Celebrated Aga Khan’s Visit

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 – His Highness the Aga Khan was in Kenya for various community-related functions last week. The Ismaili community gathered to celebrate their beloved leader’s visit and paid their respects to him. Last Saturday, the community hosted famous Bollywood music director and playback singer Aadesh Srivastava along with Indian Idol contestant Bhoomi Trivedi and Dandiya songs singer Manisha Savla for a night … Continue reading Kenya: How Ismaili Community Celebrated Aga Khan’s Visit