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Aga Khan announces new global prize for music
21 March 2018

The Awards, which come with US$ 500,000 in prizes, recognise exceptional creativity, promise, and enterprise in music performance, creation, education, preservation and revitalisation in societies across the world in which Muslims have a significant presence.

23 March 2018

On 14 March in Kampala, a 370-kilometre walk from Kampala to Kasese District was organised with the participation of the Daily Monitor Publications, Water and Environment officials and World Wide...

23 March 2018
Dr Jacob Ngwaru, at the @AKUGlobal Institute for Education Development in East Africa (IED, EA), underscored the importance of continuously reviewing #Tanzania #education curriculum at all levels to keep up with the economic transition. #AKDN Read article:
16 Mar 2018

Mobilising villages for development

AKDN employs 80,000 people in over 30 countries around the world. AKDN also relies on thousands of volunteers to help implement and maintain its projects, notably at health and education facilities.
Over 9,000 building projects have been documented and are now available on  They range from rural schools to urban water towers, from state-of-the-art skyscrapers to modest mud-brick structures.
As of 2017, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be 40 years old, making it the oldest major award in the field.