Aga Khan University Graduates to Have a “Multiplier Effect” in Civil Society
24 February 2015 - In a speech marking the graduation of 58 students in medicine, nursing and education, His Highness the Aga Khan todayspoke of the “multiplier effect” that they would have in building civil society.
The Aga Khan University’s New Charter Sets the Stage for Major Expansion in the Region
23 February 2015 - President Jakaya Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania, today granted the Aga Khan University (AKU) its charter under Tanzanian law, marking the first time such recognition has been given to a foreign-based institution of higher learning.
Live Webcast: His Highness the Aga Khan to Preside over the Aga Khan University Convocation
23 February 2015 - As Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the 2015 Convocation ceremony in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday, 24 February. The ceremony is expected to commence at 11:00 AM EAT (Dar es Salaam time).
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.
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”.
US$ 2.4 million Revitalisation of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town Completed
29 July 2009 - The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC). The revitalisation project has transformed the heavily used park – one of the last open spaces in this densely populated World Heritage Site – and upgraded social and recreational amenities in the historic Park.
Aga Khan Trust for Culture Starts US$2.2 million Revitalisation of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town
18 January 2008 - Forodhani Park, the largest open space in Zanzibar's historic Stone Town (a World Heritage Site), will undergo a US$ 2.2 million restoration during 2008.
Aga Khan Announces the East African Community’s First Regional University to be based in Arusha
19 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan has announced plans to build a major new university campus in Arusha, in north-eastern Tanzania.
President Mkapa and Aga Khan Lay Foundation Stone for the Expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital Dar es Salaam
18 March 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan, accompanied by his daughter Princess Zahra, today joined His Excellency, President Benjamin Mkapa in announcing the construction of the second phase of the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam.
President Mkapa and Aga Khan Lay Foundation Stone for an International Academic Centre of Excellence in Dar es Salaam
17 March 2005 - President Mkapa and Aga Khan lay Foundation Stone for an International Academic Centre of Excellence in Dar es Salaam.
Aga Khan and Zanzibar Government Agree on Seafront Initiative
19 July 2002 - His Highness the Aga Khan and Zanzibar’s Chief Minister Shamsi Vuai Nahodha today signed an Agreement of Co-operation to initiate a comprehensive urban rehabilitation proposal for the Seafront Area of Zanzibar’s Stone Town.
Sweden and Aga Khan Trust for Culture Reach Agreement on Second-Phase Funding for Rehabilitation of Zanzibar’s Stone Town
11 December 2001 - The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) announced the conclusion of an agreement for a second phase of funding for the Community-Based Rehabilitation Programme in Zanzibar Stone Town.
Aga Khan Outlines Expanded Development Initiatives for Tanzania
17 August 2001 - Yesterday, Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa and the Aga Khan signed an Agreement of Co-operation for Development that further enhances the collaboration between the AKDN and Tanzania by permitting the Network to formalise the establishment of a mission in the country and facilitate the optimal utilisation of resources for the Network's development objectives.
FOCUS to Rehabilitate Schools in Madagascar Following Tropical Cyclone
23 15 - Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), an affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network, is to support the rehabilitation of schools damaged by Tropical Cyclone Chezda.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
24 February 2015
The convocations at the campuses of the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, are part of an expanding investment in education in East Africa.
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