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Aga Khan Academy sets IB exams record 2020-09-03

Alison Hampshire, Head of Academy at Mombasa's the Aga Khan Academy.
Source: 
Allafrica.com, Nation.africa

Students at Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa have achieved record-breaking results in this year’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) amid the challenging Covid-19 learning period.

Top scorers have received admission call-ups to a number of prestigious universities including Yale and Cambridge. The students have further been offered over $7 million (Sh800 million) in university scholarships. The students attributed their success to hard work.

Aga Khan Hospital to offer free COVID-19 tests for inpatients 2020-05-

Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi. /CFM NEWS
Source: 
www.capitalfm.co.ke Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21 – The Aga Khan University Hospital has started conducting free COVID-19 tests for all in-patients, surgical and day surgery patients, in a precautionary measure aimed at combating the spread of the virus.

The hospital said the move will help it determine the best approach to care for its patients including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) during their admission.

Inside the plan to build a world class Aga Khan University Hospital in Kenya 2020-03-27

The Aga Khan University Hospital chief executive officer Shawn Bolouki during the interview on March 3, 2020. PHOTO | DIANA NGIL
Source: 
businessdailyafrica.com Business Daily

As the Aga Khan University Hospital marks its 60th anniversary this year, it has invested in technology and management systems to enable it meet the changing healthcare needs and retain its position in the club of the few hospitals in Africa to be accredited by world renowned bodies such as the Joint Commission and College of American Pathologists.

Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change 2020-03-07

Prince Rahim Aga Khan, Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee, addresses AKDN agencies during East Africa visit

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action.

Prince Rahim’s visit to Kenya took place in his capacity as Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee (ECC), which was recently established to develop a policy framework on priorities related to the environment and climate change for implementation by AKDN globally.

A Kenya Hospital Merges Quality and Efficiency with Mission 2017-04-27

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, which has Joint Commission International accreditation, is used as a benchmark by other h
Source: 
globalhealth.com

What does it take to become an effective healthcare facility in Africa, where much of the continent is marked by extraordinary needs and limited resources? In a series of profiles, GHCi’s Alex Freedman looks at operations and management strategies at three standout Africa hospitals, in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. This profile is the first in the series.

How Kenyatta's Control of Nation Media Was Thwarted

Mzee Jomo Kenyatta speaking with His Highness The Aga Khan. The latter was put between a rock and a hard place when Kenyatta sug
Source: 
www.kenyans.co.ke

Kenya’s first president, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, once tried to get one of his relatives to control the Nation Media Group.

In a 2010 book titled The Birth of a Nation: The Story of a Newspaper in Kenya, Gerard Loughran, a former senior editor at the Daily Nation, narrates what transpired after Kenyatta made a proposition for one of his kinsmen to lead the firm.

After the Aga Khan opened Serena Hotel in a ceremony attended by Kenya’s founding father on February 16, 1976, Mzee introduced the businessman to his chosen candidate.

CJTF-HOA, Aga Khan University Hospital explore future partnership

Photo By Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Scott | U.S. Air Force Col. James Bermudez, left, force surgeon assigned to Combined J
Source: 
www.dvidshub.ne

NAIROBI, KENYA
07.05.2019
Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Scott
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa
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NAIROBI, Kenya – Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa service members performed an on-site survey and subject matter expert exchange at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, July 2-4.

Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the new High School at Nairobi 1961-12-10

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
Paigham -e-Imamat 1957-1983 – pg 79 -83

Your Worship, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen.

I am most happy indeed that it has been possible for me to make this brief visit to Nairobi on my way back from the Independence celebrations in Tanganyika and to be able to open this fine new Secondary School.

Speech His Highness the Aga Khan IV at the opening of a new £25,000 nursery school 1961-05-11

His Highness the Aga Khan IV
Source: 
SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 73

MOMBASA, KENYA
MAY 11, 1961

On May 11, 1961, in his first public engagement in Mombasa, His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a new £25,000 nursery school.

Prince Hussain opens Art Exhibition in Nairobi on Conservancy of Ocean Life 2019-02-11

Prince Hussain with Ismail Volunteers at the 'Fragile Beauty' Exhibition in Nairobi  2019-01-30i

2019, FEBRUARY 10TH, Prince Hussain Aga Khan has arrived with Princess Fareen in Nairobi, Kenya. They will be in the region up to Thursday.

Showcasing treasures in oceans http://focusedonnature.org/en/pavblog/blog.html?id=15

As delegates from across the world converge in Nairobi for the ongoing blue economy conference which started on Monday, Prince Hussain Aga Khan is hosting a fine arts exhibition at the sidelines of the forum to promote environment conservation.

The exhibition depicts photos of marine and oceanic ecosystems from all over the globe.

Highlights of East African Tour 1959-09-25

Foundation stone of first-ever swimming pool built in Aga Khan School in Kenya  1959-09-25
Source: 
Speeches Book II

Highlights of 1959 East African Tour – excerpts from Speeches
His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan Imam-e-Zaman, made an extensive tour of the three territories of East Africa, namely, Tanganyika, Uganda and Kenya in September – October 1959. Following are excerpts from some of the speeches delivered by His Royal Highness during this tour:

1. Press Conference Kampala, Uganda
September 18, 1959

Source: Speeches II pg 8

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
Source: 
www.busiweek.com

NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi
Source: 
www.busiweek.com

NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Agha Khan University Hospital invests Ksh600 million to fight cancer

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Source: 
www.busiweek.com

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi has announced that it has invested more than KES 600 million to become the first hospital in the region to introduce a state-of-the-art technology that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease and other diseases.
The Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner and Cyclotron is the first such scanner in East and Central Africa. It enables physicians to study the body in extraordinary detail, allowing them to diagnose diseases early and plan the most effective course of treatment.

Aga Khan donates equipment to TVET

President Mwai Kibaki greets H.H.the Agha Khan during a State banquet hosted by President Museveni to mark the 50th anniversary
Source: 
www.the-star.co.ke

The Aga Khan Foundation yesterday handed over Sh3.5 million equipment to the Garissa vocational training centre.
The equipment — including sewing machines, fabric, electrical and beauty therapy products — were received on behalf of the institution by area deputy Abdi Dagane.

Hasma Awadh of the Aga Khan Foundation said the equipment were purchased by funds they received from the EU. She said the three-year project will improve the socio-economic opportunities for youth in Northern Kenya. Dagane said youth enrolment to the centre was still low despite the county’s support.

Aga Khan Foundation to train 13,000 youths

County secretary Abdi Muhumed speaking to the press.with him is Aga Khan Foundation manager for Coast and North Eastern Atrash A
Source: 
www.the-star.co.ke

The large number of young people in the Northeast need opportunities to be self-reliant instead of looking for scarce white collar jobs, the Aga Khan Foundation has said.

To achieve this, the government should work together with the private sector and the civil society, the foundation’s manager for Coast and North Eastern Atrash Ali said.

The organisation intends to train 13,000 youths in Garissa, Mandera and Lamu.

Ali distributed training and business equipment to 13 youth groups on Saturday. He said up to 75 per cent of the population in the region are below 35 years.

President Uhuru and The Aga Khan announce new project for Nairobi residents 2018-04-14

His Highness the Aga Khan signs protocols with Kenyan Government in Nairobi, Kenya 2018-04-14
Source: 
hivisasa.com

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday met with his Highness the Aga Khan and discussed a project that will be implemented at Nairobi's City Park.

Speaking at State House on Friday, Uhuru stated that the initiative was geared towards enhancing the quality of life of Nairobi residents.

According to a statement released by State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu the project is set to restore Nairobi City Park to its past glory as the "Green Jewel ofNairobi".

Aga Khan is the current Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.

Aga Khan in Nairobi for Diamond Jubilee

The spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims was received by Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma.  2018-04-12

His Highness the Aga Khan has arrived in Kenya at the invitation of the State.

The spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims was received by Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma and leaders from his community as well as the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

He is expected to meet with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi.
The Aga Khan’s arrival is part of celebrations to mark his Diamond Jubilee, 60 years since his accession to his role of spiritual leadership.

The year-long celebration commenced on July 11, last year.

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Hazar Imam meets with Kenyan leaders 2018-04-12


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