Travel “Oscars” for Serena Hotels in Africa
25 October 2013 - Serena Hotels received six World Travel Awards, including “Africa’s leading Hotel Brand”; “Leading Eco Hotel of the Year 2013” for the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge; “Rwanda’s Leading Hotel 2013” for the Kigali Serena; “Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel 2013” for the Nairobi Serena Hotel; “Uganda’s Leading Hotel 2013” for Kampala Serena Hotel; and “Tanzania’s Leading Hotel 2013” for the Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel.
Nyagak I Hydropower Plant Inaugurated
20 September 2012 - His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni today inaugurated the 3.5MW Nyagak I hydropower station in Paidha, Zombo District. The occasion officially marked the onset of 24hour electricity supply for the people of the West Nile sub-region.
Serena Hotels Receive African Business Award 2012 for Contributions to Africa
22 June 2012 - Serena Hotels receives the 2012 African Business Award in the “Best Hospitality, Travel and Tourism in Africa” category. Serena Hotels was recognized for “branding its country or region as an attractive tourism destination in Africa, ultimately benefitting the African tourism industry and the continent as a whole”.
Aga Khan University Hosts Summit on Chronic Diseases in Kampala, Uganda
07 February 2009 - Aga Khan University (AKU) Hosts Conference on "Preparing Communities: Chronic Diseases in the Developing Regions of Africa and Asia"
Aga Khan Sees a Bright Future for Eastern Africa
24 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan said Africa’s enormous potential made him optimistic about the continent’s future.
Aga Khan to Build Uganda's First Aga Khan Academy: Economic development must be matched by human development
22 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan today said "people power" was vital for economic growth in developing countries.
President Museveni and Aga Khan Inaugurate Kampala Serena Hotel
10 November 2006 - His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni today officially inaugurated the Kampala Serena Hotel in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan. The opening of the five-star hotel, previously the Nile Hotel, is a milestone for Uganda’s service and tourism industry.
Kampala Serena Hotel will spur tourism investment
11 February 2004 - US$18 million investment to refurbish and expand Kampala Serena hotel and conference centre.
Aga Khan Concludes Visit to Uganda
27 May 2002 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, today held discussions with President Yoweri Museveni and other senior government officials.
Aga Khan University Helps Tackle Health Sector Reform in East Africa
16 February 2002 - First academic presence abroad established in Uganda.
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