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Hundreds celebrate H.H. The Aga Khan's Golden Jubilee - 2008-07-14

2008, July 14: Kenya - Hundreds of Ismaili Muslims celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Imamat Day at the Mombasa Jubilee Hall Sunday. [The Nation][Daily Nation]

Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya attended the Golden Jubilee Games as well as the Closing Ceremony - 2008-06-23

2008, June 23-29: 2008, June 29: : Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya attended the G.J.G. this morning as well as the Closing Ceremony of the Golden Jubilee Games tonight. Prince Amyn arrived in Nairobi yesterday but went to Kigali today. He did not attend the Games in Nairobi. The launching of the Games ceremony was grandiose but the closing was not as powerful. A small fireworks ended the Ceremony. Of course tons of photos uploaded every day...

H.H. the Aga Khan visits AKUH - 2009-07-26

Aga Khan visits AKUH in Nairobi  2009-07-26

2009, July 26: Nairobi - Kenya. H.H. The Aga Khan and Princess Zahra visited the AKUH this afternoon as part of a working visit in the region for AKDN projects. Several hundreds people were standing for hours on 3rd Parklands to welcome him. To their surprise, His Highness, accompanied with Princess Zahra, Ambassador Dehlavi of the Board of Trustee, Dr. Firoz Rasul, Asmita Gilani and other high level AKU staff walked on 3rd Parklands street. The Imam waved continuously at the Jamat up to the time he reached the gate. [More Heritage Photo]



2007, July 17: Princess Zahra Aga Khan at The Aga Khan University Hospital , Nairobi. [Photo]

5th Graduation ceremony of AKU - 2009-01-21

2009, January 21: Aga Khan University held its 5th Graduation ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya, marking the graduation of 185 students in the fields of Medecine and Nursing. [Photo Heritage] Dr Firoz Rassul, the president of AKU together with the guest of honour, Mr. Joseph G. M. Massaqoi, Director UNESCO warmly congratulated the graduants. AKU is planning to establish a new Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Arusha, Tanzania along with a second Faculty of Health Sciences in Nairobi, Kenya.

AKU Dental Clinic - 2009-01-22

2009, January 22: AKU Dental Clinic - His Excellency, Ross Hynes, the Canadian High Commissioner in Nairobi, officially opened the new dental clinic in the Doctors Plaza of the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. He stated with satisfaction that donors in Canada had funded the 'state of the art' equipment for the dental clinic. [More Photos here]

H.H.The Aga Khan in Mombasa - 2009-07-25

2009, July 25: H.H.The Aga Khan arrived in Mombasa on 22nd July for AKDN work, meetings with government officials in the East Africa region. He landed in Nairobi on 25th and will be visiting the AKUH the next day leaving on 28th for Dar es Salaam and then heading to Zanzibar for the opening of the Forodhani Park on 30th. Princess Zahra is presently in Nairobi since 20th July for AKU Board of Trustees meetings.

AGA KHAN SCHOOLS - 2007-07-11

2007, July 11: 'We live in a time of rapid change - change that is often unpredictable and not always positive. My experience with development, as an observer and a practitioner, has led me to the conclusion that the best way to manage change, whether positive or negative, is to prepare for it and that there is no greater form of preparation for change than investments in education. [Aga Khan Schools] [H.H the Aga Khan's Vision]


His Highness the Aga Khan and Kenya's Minister for Education, Prof. George Saitoti, at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa. AKDN/Gary

2007, August 15:

A multi-million shilling residential campus was inaugurated at the Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa yesterday.Kenya’s Education Minister, Professor George Saitoti, today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the new Residential Campus at the Aga Khan Academy in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa, in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.

The residential campus will transform the Academy from a high quality day school attended by Mombasa-area students to a residential campus serving students of all backgrounds from across Kenya.


His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the launch of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University.2007-08-13

2007, August 13: His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, accompanied by Professor George Saitoti, Kenyan Minister for Education, today inaugurated the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University (AKU-FHS) - East Africa's first premier private medical school. [Photos] [Press Release]


2007, August 14: THE Aga Khan has inaugurated the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University, East Africa's first premier private medical school. [The Nation] [The Monitor] [Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan]

Foreword by Aga Khan - After 5 decades, the future depends on ability to adapt - 2010-03-18

Reprinted from a foreword to the Daily Nation 50th Anniversary special supplement - akdn.org

By His Highness the Aga Khan
(Reprinted from a foreword to the Daily Nation 50th Anniversary special supplement)

As the Nation Media Group (NMG) marks its 50th anniversary, it would be too limiting to perceive this occasion as a mere milestone in a history of a media organization, no matter how successful. The Nation’s path has been closely entwined with the history of Kenya, East Africa, and the entire continent during a period filled with momentous developments.

Dinner Banquet with the Nation Press Newspaper Staff

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

Opening of the Nation Printing Press Newspaper Building - 1997

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV



Media Conference, Nairobi March 2010: The Aga Khan in talk with Princess Kabakumba Labwoni Masiko, Ugandan Minister of Information and Nobel laureat Wangari Mathaai.

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