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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

5 million
Each year, in collaboration with its partners, the AKDN provides 5 million people with quality health care, through outpatient visits and community health programmes.
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.
116 projects
116 projects have received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture over the last 40 years, often anticipating innovations, such as green buildings, or reflecting architectural discourse, such as a return to human scale.