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H. H. The Aga Khans' VISIT TO MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL - 1988-10-11

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The School, established in 1967, is one of the leading private schools in Tanzania, providing education from Form I to Form VI to seven hundred students, and employing thirty four teachers.
The Aga Khan Mzizima School is a beneficiary of the Aga Khan Foundation supported 'School-Based Improvement Project'. The project activities include weekly workshops, conducted by education specialists, to develop teaching and learning materials. In addition to Mzizima School, three government and two private schools in Dar-es-Salaam have benefited from this Project.

New phase approved for Zanzibar English Language Programme - 1992-03-01

Since July 1989, AFK's education programme has been concerned with the integration of Zanzibar primary school children into secondary schools in which English is the medium of instruction. Although some English is taught in primary school, AFK became aware that the children's English was not at a sufficent level to carry out all their school work in English.

SPEECH AT THE DAR-ES-SALAAM CULTURAL SOCIETY - 1957-11-25

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Source: 
Speeches Book I,(1958) pp. 20-36, Paigham-e-Imamat, pp. 58-68

Mr President, Your Worship, Ladies and Gentlemen

I have been asked to speak to you about Harvard University and studies of the Middle East. This is a double-barrelled topic which would take many hours to exhaust, but I hope in my own small way to be able to point out how the research work done in today's most advanced universities has and, I believe, will continue to contribute to solving some of the area's thorniest problems.

AT UNVEILING OF PLAQUE LAUNCHING THE AGA KHAN HOSPITAL EXPANSION PROGRAMME AT DIAMOND JUBILEE HALL - 1982-11-25

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Honourable Minister,
Distinguished Guests,

Ladies and Gentlemen.

It gives me great pleasure to be here today for a ceremony which both celebrates the Silver Jubilee of my accession to the Imamat of the Ismaili Muslim Community and underlines the service we are providing to other communities in Tanzania. I am only sorry that 'Natural Causes' have caused the demise of the ceremony at the Aga Khan Hospital itself. Nonetheless it is good news that the Hospital is being extended because the demand for its outpatient services far outstrips present cap

TANGA: Ismaili Construction Legacy - 1963-08-09

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East Africa has a generations' old legacy of Ismaili community construction. Every town, and many villages, had at least one building: the Jamatkhana.
Tanga, right in the middle of the East African coastline epitomizes this brick & mortar heritage: Jamatkhanas, schools, rest house, club, family housing, condominiums for widows, cemetary. This is its chronicle.

Ismaili Settlement [see Map No. 1 and Map No. 2]

AGA KHAN ACADEMY TAKES OFF - 2005-03-17

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www.theexpress.com/express%20380/news/news2.htm#1

With its grand vision to produce students committed to social and national development, the Aga Khan Academy is set to become a reality in Tanzania as President Benjamin Mkapa lays the foundation stone on the site of the Academy today.

AGA KHAN OUTLINES EXPANDEDDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES FOR TANZANIA - 2001-08-20

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Consideration of the marine and maritime dimensions of Zanzibar's history and culture, broader tourism opportunities and major education projects were among the expanded development initiatives agreed by His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims during a three-day visit to Tanzania.

Tanzania Express - HOSPITAL PLEASE, AGA KHAN - 2004-02-05

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www.theexpress.com/express%20332/news/news2.htm#21

The government in Mwanza Region has requested Aga Khan Foundation in Tanzania, to look into the possibility of constructing a new hospital in Mwanza City to work hand in hand with Sekou Toure Regional Hospital.

The Acting Regional Commissioner, Ferdinand Mkude, when officially inaugurating a surgery room in the Aga Khan Health Centre in the city, which cost Tsh. 20 million issued the request. Mkude, who also is Nyamagana District Commissioner in Mwanza City said the city was expanding fast in parallel with population growth.

The Express - HOSPITAL RECEIVES ACCREDITATION</I> - 2004-11-04

The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam
Source: 
www.theexpress.com/express%20362/news/news2.htm

The Aga Khan Hospital, Tanzania announced on Tuesday that six of its upcountry Primary Medical Centres in Iringa, Dodoma, Mwanza, Morogoro, Mbeya and the new Mwanjelwa dispensary received ISO 9001:2000 accreditation in October 2004.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Stone Town Cultural Centre, Zanzibar-1997-03-16

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Your Excellency President Mkapa
Your Excellency President Amour
Your Excellency the Chief Minister
Honourable Ministers
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests

Speech by Prince Amyn Mohammed at the Inauguration of the Zanzibar Serena Inn In the presence of Mowlana Hazar Imam-1997-03-15

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Your Excellency President Benjamin William Mkapa
Your Excellency President Salmin Amour
Your Highness (glancing towards Hazar Imam)
Your Excellencies
Honorable Ministers
Distinguished Guests

As Chairman of Tourism Promotion Services Zanzibar, the owner of Zanzibar Serena Inn, it is both an honour and a pleasure to welcome you here today for the official opening of the fifth Serena property in the United Republic to begin operations within the past twelve months.

Speech by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan At the official Opening of the Zanzibar Serena Inn-1997-03-15

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Your Excellency President William Mkapa,
Your Excellency President Salmin Amour,
Honourable Ministers,
Your Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests

Aga Khan to open Zanzibar Serena Inn-1997-03-12

Source: 
Financial Times

A fifth unit in the Serena hotels chain will be opened in Zanzibar this Saturday by His Highness The Aga Khan who is expected to arrived in Dar es Salaam at the weekend, according to confirmed sources.

The 39m dollar of investment follows the opening of three other tourist lodges in the northern tourist circuit and a luxury tented camp.

The 52 room Inn is located in the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town. Two historical buildings were renovated for the purpose, through the Aga Khan Fund for Culture.

THE AGA KHAN DEVELOPMENT NETWORK IN EAST AFRICA: AN INTRODUCTION-1997-03-15

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The East African

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is an international group of institutions, established by the Aga Khan, whose social, economic and cultural activities span South and Central Asia as well as Africa and include Europe and North America (see box).

Serena, South African Group Compete for Top Dar Hotel-1997-03-17

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The East African

Serena Hotels, South Africa's Stocks and Resorts Hotel, and Gibraltar-based Feram Holdings are the three companies short-listed for the acquisition of a 75 per cent stake in the government-owned Kilimanjaro Hotel in Dar es salaam.

The Nairobi based Serena Group of Hotels, which submitted its bid last year after the government announced its plans to sel some of its shares in the hotel, and Stocks and Resorts Hotel are the only companies from the COMESA region to show interest in the venture, while Feram Holdings is the only firm from outside Africa to put in a bid.

AGA KHAN ON CULTURAL REVIVAL-1997-03-15

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The Nation

"Investment in historic cities can be a productive development investment, meeting practical needs, releasing creative energies and providing sources of social cohesion - not an unproductive investment in stagnating, barren environments."

Speaking at the inauguration of a 100-year old building, newly restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, the Aga Khan drew attention to "the emerging understanding of the importance of culture as a critical element in development strategies in general, and for efforts to revitalise the historic cores of the world's towns and cities in particular."

Amour inaugurates Cultural Centre-1997-03-18

Source: 
Daily News

The President of Zanzibar, Dr. Salmin Amour, has expressed his desire to see the Isles becoming a mercantile centre to oversee transfer of commodities between the outside world and the African continent.

Inaugurating the new Zanzibar Stone Town Cultural Centre here at the week-end, Dr. Amour further expressed his desire to see Zanzibar becoming another Dubai— or to be more exact, another Singapore.

He paid a glowing tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan and his entire working group for their effort to promote tourism in Tanzania.

Culture Was ignored for too long - Aga Khan-1997-03-18

Source: 
The Guardian

"Understanding of the importance of culture is slowly emerging as a critical element in development strategies in general", the leader of the world's Ismaili community said in Zanzibar yesterday.

His Highness the Aga Khan made the observation at the inauguration of a 100 year old building, newly restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

He stated that culture was also crucial for efforts to revitalise the historic cores of the world's towns and cities.

Mkapa, Aga Khan visits Health Centre-1997-03-16

Source: 
Sunday News

President Benjamin Mkapa and the Shia Ismaili Muslim spiritual leader, Prince Aga Khan, yesterday visited the health professions development centre of the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam.

At the Centre, President Mkapa and The Aga Khan were shown various diagnostic facilities for critical areas of need such as cardiac care.

The enhancement of the Aga Khan Hospital's facilities is part of the Aga Khan Health Service (AKHS) programme of creating a regional health system across East Africa to ensure improved and high quality services.

Serena Inn to Boost Isles Tourism-1997-03-16

Source: 
Sunday News

The Spiritual Leader of Shia Ismaili Community, Prince Aga Khan yesterday described the Zanzibar Serena Inn as a path-breaker project which will boost tourism industry in the isles.

Speaking at the official opening of the Zanzibar Serena Inn, He said the project would play a vital role in the re-awakening economic and social status of Zanzibar.

He said at the function which was also attended by President Benjamin Mkapa and Zanzibar President Dr. Salmim Amour that the project was significant to Zanzibar's economic benefits.


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