Kampala Serena Hotel Plays Host To Royalty

December 7, 2007 in Accommodation (Forimmediaterelease.net) Serena Hotels, the leading hotel group in East Africa, which is owned and operated by the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, was delighted to recently (20 – 25 November 2007) host HM Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh during their 4-day visit to Uganda at the newly refurbished Kampala Serena Hotel. The State Suite, which has … Continue reading Kampala Serena Hotel Plays Host To Royalty

Fifth Graduation Ceremony of Aga Khan University Advanced Nursing Studies Programme

  The nurses celebrate during their graduation ceremony at Hotel Africana in Kampala By Raymond Baguma THE shortage of health workers should be addressed if Uganda is to attain its Millennium Development Goals by the year 2015, the Minister of Health, Dr. Stephen Mallinga, has said. “There is need to train more health workers. Diseases like Ebola and Marburg present new health demands along with … Continue reading Fifth Graduation Ceremony of Aga Khan University Advanced Nursing Studies Programme

Aga Khan students awarded with pre-University course

SARAH ACHEN KIBISI OLD KAMPALA Aga Khan High School has awarded their best students in International General Certificate of Secondary Education and International Baccalaureate diploma with a two-year pre-university course. Paul Barughare and Disha Parikh were the two most outstanding performers of 2007 in International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) with Nishala Bandali emerging top with 45 points in International Baccalaureate (IB). Announcing the … Continue reading Aga Khan students awarded with pre-University course

Aga Khan Sees a Bright Future for Eastern Africa

http://www.akdn.org/news/2007Aug24.htm Press Release For Immediate Release   Aga Khan Sees a Bright Future for Eastern Africa   (View related articles)   Kampala, Uganda, August 24th, 2007 – His Highness the Aga Khan said Africa’s enormous potential made him optimistic about the continent’s future. “My optimism grows out of several observations: beginning with the continuing rich potential of Africa’s natural resources – including the remarkable talents … Continue reading Aga Khan Sees a Bright Future for Eastern Africa

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

Deaf students receive free malaria treatment

KAMPALA Pharmaceutical Industries (KPI), in partnership with Global Touch and students of Save Our Community from Makerere University, on Saturday carried out a free malaria clinic at the Ntinda School for the Deaf. KPI, which is part of the Aga Khan Development Network, donated drugs worth sh2.7m. ….. “His Highness the Aga Khan is celebrating 50 years on the throne. As part of the celebrations, … Continue reading Deaf students receive free malaria treatment

Kampala Mayor wants Queen to visit Aga Khan Foundation supported project

KAMPALA mayor Nasser Sebaggala has pledged to use his position to lobby Queen Elizabeth II to visit the Muslim founded project of Madrasa Resource Centre in Mengo. “I will try to do my best to ensure that she visits the centre when she comes to Uganda for the Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting in November,” Sebaggala said during a ceremony at the resource centre headquarters … Continue reading Kampala Mayor wants Queen to visit Aga Khan Foundation supported project

Consider Nursery Education, Govt Told – Aga Khan Foundation

The Monitor (Kampala) NEWS 16 June 2007 Posted to the web 15 June 2007 By John Sserwaniko & Godfrey Seruyange Mengo The government of Uganda has been urged to interest itself with nursery and pre-primary school education. The call was made on Thursday by Minaz Khariman, the chairman of Madrasa Resource Centre, which is a project under the Aga Khan Foundation. “Early child development is … Continue reading Consider Nursery Education, Govt Told – Aga Khan Foundation

Eight airline companies ask for the authorization of accomplish the flights for the next top of the Commonwealth (in French)

Huit compagnies aériennes demandent l’autorisation d’effectuer les vols pour le prochain sommet du Commonwealth Google Translated in English OUGANDA – 18 janvier 2007 – XINHUA Huit compagnies aériennes ont déposé des demandes auprès de l’Autorité de l’aviation civile (CAA) de l’Ouganda pour obtenir l’autorisation d’effectuer les vols pour le sommet du Commonwealth qui devrait se tenir en novembre prochain à Kampala, rapporte jeudi le quotidien … Continue reading Eight airline companies ask for the authorization of accomplish the flights for the next top of the Commonwealth (in French)

Final study on Bujagali ends – Dam will be built by Aga Khan Industrial Promotion Services

Final study on Bujagali ends Publication date: Thursday, 18th January, 2007 HOPE AT TUNNEL’S END: More power will be produced in addition to what is generated at Kiira dam   THE final study of Bujagali dam has been completed, paving way for unlocking of financial support for the project, a consultant’s report has revealed. Major financiers are expected to be the World Bank and donors. … Continue reading Final study on Bujagali ends – Dam will be built by Aga Khan Industrial Promotion Services

Uganda: Let NGOs Operate Freely – Barlyng

Uganda: Let NGOs Operate Freely – Barlyng December 2, 2006 Grace Natabaalo Kampala Danish Ambassador Stig Barlyng has asked the government to consider withdrawing the Non Governmental Organisation Registration Act 2006 that was passed early this year. Barlyng, while speaking at the launch of the 2006 Civil Society Index report in Kampala on Thursday said the law would hinder smooth operation of NGOs. “The legislation … Continue reading Uganda: Let NGOs Operate Freely – Barlyng

Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries–AKDN

December 1, 2006 Posted to the web December 1, 2006 Joseph Miti & Andrew Bagala Kampala THE government should provide incentives to local pharmaceutical manufacturers if the industry is to register growth, Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Nazeem has said. Nazeem was speaking at a function to celebrate the company’s 10 years of existence at the company premises in Kampala on November 25. … Continue reading Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries–AKDN

GOLD AWARD FOR THE KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL

‘GOLD AWARD’ FOR THE KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL Coastweek – – Kampala Serena Hotel is the only hotel of its kind in the region and offers 152 superbly appointed rooms and luxurious suites. . Overall Investor of the Year – Gold Award by the Uganda Investment Authority Coastweek – – Kampala Serena Hotel has been awarded Overall Investor of the Year – Gold Award by the … Continue reading GOLD AWARD FOR THE KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL