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Idd-ul-Fitr Mubarak to all Ismailis

Idd-ul-Fitr Mubarak to all Ismailis

Hazar Imam leading Namaz prayers during Idd-ul-Fitr in Nairobi 1944-09-19 Tuesday at Main Jamat Khana

Aga Khan University Hospital conducts landmark surgery to treat Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in men 2022-02-18

Photo: Screenshot from Citizen Digital via Twitter
Source: 
africafeeds.com

A Kenyan man suffering from erectile dysfunction has gone in for a penile implant procedure at a health facility.

The procedure was carried out at leading private hospital in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi to help resolve the man’s situation.

The Aga Khan University Hospital where the procedure took place said this was the first time such an operation had been carried out in East and central Africa.

The procedure was carried out on the 44-year-old man who according to doctors had been suffering from erectile dysfunction for a number of years.

Aga Khan Hospitals Get Sh290mn Grant From PROPARCO To Boost Healthcare Access 2022-02-15

The project will provide financial support to scale up oxygen supply and critical care capacity in Mombasa and Kisumu counties.
Source: 
www.capitalfm.co.ke

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 – The Aga Khan hospitals in East Africa have received a Sh290 million grant from Proparco, the private sector financing arm of AFD Group, the French Development Agency to increase access to health care services by boosting oxygen supply and supporting needy patients with quality care.

The grant will benefit the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi and the Aga Khan Hospitals in Mombasa, Kisumu and Dar-es-Salaam including ninety-four outreach and medical centres of the Aga Khan Health Services in Kenya and Tanzania.

How Aga Khan's Family Built Nairobi's Oldest Mosque 2022-01-25

File Photo of Khoja Mosque located at the start of River Road in Nairobi
Source: 
www.kenyans.co.ke

Any person who has walked on the streets of Nairobi has definitely come across a three-storey iconic building near the University of Nairobi, painted in grey like old colour, called the Khoja Mosque.

Its actual name is Nairobi Town Jamatkhana, meaning a prayer house or mosque and is located at the junction of Nairobi's Moi Avenue and the start of the famous River Road.

Aga Khan Foundation Donates PPEs To Kisii 2021-12-01

Aga Khan Foundation Donates PPEs To Kisii
Source: 
kenyanews.go.ke Kenya News Agency

Kisii County has received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from the Aga Khan Foundation as part of the organisation’s effort to fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Western and Nyanza Counties.

How East Africans can build one common destiny for and by themselves, step by intelligent step 2011-08-14

I am strongly supportive of the process so long as there is real wisdom and no forcing. But disequilibrium is a real risk.
Source: 
The East African Newspaper theeastafrican.co.ke/news

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 quality of life, as well as the risks that wealth disparities pose to regional economic and political integration

Kenya: Aga Khan University and Kenya Editors Guild Sign Training Deal 2021-06-22

His Highness the Aga Khan presided over the opening of a new state-of-the art printing plan
Source: 
Allafrica.com, Nation.africa

Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications and Kenya Editors Guild on Monday signed a partnership agreement aimed at improving the quality of journalism in the country.

The partnership will see members of the guild undergo training at the university while the institution of higher learning will gain professional insights from the media practitioners.

Talks to forge the partnership began three years ago when it emerged during a panel discussion that there was a disconnect between the academia and practising journalists.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Kenya Charter Granting Ceremony of the Aga Khan University 2021-06-11

Hazar Imam speaking at the Kenya Charter Granting Ceremony of the Aga Khan University

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta

Professor George Magoha, Cabinet Secretary for Education

Professor Chacha, Chairman of the Commission for University Education

Excellencies

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen

It is with the greatest satisfaction and the deepest gratitude that I accept the Kenya Charter of the Aga Khan University. My only regret is that, due to the pandemic, I cannot be present in person to receive the instruments of authority, and to celebrate this momentous occasion in the University’s history.

Aga Khan Hospital accredited as a centre of excellence in acute stroke management 2021-06-04

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi
Source: 
Capital News Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya June 4 – Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has been accredited as a Centre of Excellence for the management of Acute Primary Stroke, becoming the first hospital in Africa to achieve this certification.

The accreditation was granted by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the recognized global leader in health quality standards, following a rigorous Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) audit conducted in May 2021.

H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Shah Karim signed Accords with the Governments of Kenya and Uganda 1992-04-22

H.H. The Aga Khan and President Arap Moi of Kenya

1992, April 22: 5-day visit to Uganda and Kenya. H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Shah Karim signed Accords with both Governments. The Accords acknowledge the Aga Khan Development Network's contribution in the region. At the signing ceremony in Nairobi, President Moi of Kenya commended the institutions of the Development Network for actively serving Kenya in the fields of education and health for more than 50 years. "They were among the pioneers who opened up their institutions to people of all races and religion long before independence" Moi said.
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State receives Covid-19 testing kits worth Ksh 44m from Aga Khan 2021-04-07

s. Susan Mochache, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health receives a donation of over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits from M
Source: 
kbc.co.ke/state

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has donated over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits valued at Ksh 44 million to the Ministry of Health to boost its Covid-19 response.

The donation is financed by the German government through a grant offered by the German Development Bank (KFW) to AKUH,N and the Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa, to boost their Covid-19 response and support the public health system.

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah in Nairobi

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah weighed in gold amounting to 23,000 pounds sterling   1937-03-01

The Golden Jubilee of the assumption of the gadi of Imamat by Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was celebrated in Nairobi in March 1, 1937 when Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was weighed against gold valued at British pounds 23,000 for the second time. Here is a colour plate of that historic scene which attracted over 18,000 people from different countries. Mr. A.C. Wade, the Governor of Kenya (seen in blue suit) performed the weighing ceremony

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Hazar imam visits Nakuru, Kenya 1957-11-08

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah in Nairobi

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad weighed in gold worth 23,000 pounds sterling  1937-03-01

The Golden Jubilee of the assumption of the gadi of Imamat by Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was celebrated in Nairobi in March 1, 1937 when Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was weighed against gold valued at British pounds 23,000 for the second time. Here is a colour plate of that historic scene which attracted over 18,000 people from different countries. Mr. A.C. Wade, the Governor of Kenya (seen in blue suit) performed the weighing ceremony

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AGHA KHAN, MALCOLM MACDONALD, JAMES GICHURU AND J G KIANO IN NAIROBI, KENYA / ; 6 SEPTEMBER 1963, Copyright: Topfoto PUBLICATIONxINxGERxSUIxAUTxONLY UnitedArchivesIPU462973

German insurer buys into Jubilee Holdings 2020-09-30

Jubilee Holdings chairman Nizar Juma (L) Allianz Africa CEO Coenraad Vroliik (R) Image: COURTESY
Source: 
the-star.co.ke The Star

The African subsidiary of the global insurer and asset manager Allianz plans to buy an eight per cent stake in Kenya’s Jubilee Holding Plc (JHL

The offer, subject to regulatory approvals, will see the Germany based firm acquire a controlling stake of between 51 and 66 per cent in Jubilee’s General Insurance business Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Mauritius, forming Jubilee-Allianz General Insurance Limited.

JHL will retain ownership of its Life and Pensions operations and its Medical insurance business in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

First model Teachers’ academy opens in East Africa  2020-09-23

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Source: 
The Citizen, thecitizen.co.tz

The Teachers’ Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University’s first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

Nairobi — A teachers' excellence training academy, the first one of its kind in East Africa, has today, September 23, 2020, opened its doors, thanks to the Aga Khan University (AKU).

The Teachers' Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University's first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

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.


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