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Obama to Host East AFrican Muslims At 2-Day US Summit - 2010-04-26

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As part of his effort to improve US relations with Muslims in East Africa and throughout the world, President Barack Obama is hosting an entrepreneurship summit this week designed to encourage grassroots economic development that can lead to political reforms.

Four Kenyans are among more than 200 mostly Muslim delegates from 50 countries invited to the event taking place in Washington on Monday and Tuesday. Including AKU Board Trustee Yusuf Keshavjee.

Serena opens branch at Lake Victoria, Uganda - 2010-04-19

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THE Serena Group has set up a second hotel in the country, the Lake Victoria Serena Resort. The resort, which is part of the Aga Khan economic empire, lies on an expansive piece of land measuring 275 acres on the shores of Lake Victoria.

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday presided over the official opening.

Aleppo, Syria, to Undergo Historical Restoration - 2010-04-19

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In this ancient fortress city in northern Syria, one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited settlements, an ambitious restoration project is near completion in the Old City. Bloomberg is reporting that a master plan for development has been laid out for the next 15 years.

The most spectacular renewal is the Citadel castle: Workers cleared its deep moat, cleaned its formidable walls and removed tons of rubble. The work is backed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, whose goal is to revitalize run-down communities and monuments.

Aga Khan’s Microscholarship for 100 students - 2010-04-14

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“This program gives students, who might otherwise not have the opportunity, the chance to acquire basic English language skills that lead to jobs!"

Lawsuit Allegedly filed by Aga Khan Against His Own - 2010-04-12

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Worldwide Ismailis perplexed by report of a lawsuit allegedly filed by Aga Khan against two of his own - Can the suit be authentic?

Ismailis find this hard to believe as there is no affidavit by the Aga Khan in the court papers, and as the lawsuit is filed outside of the highly regarded Ismaili Arbitration process that the Aga Khan proudly favours.

Is there more to it than it seems?

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AKTC Restoration Special Articles: Saving the soul of Islam’s ancient cities - 2010-04-06

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Like the Aga Khan trust, the Global Heritage Fund focuses narrowly before engaging in broader restoration work. “In general, we start with a single district or class of society – very poor – where our intervention can set a model for the rest of the historic city,” Morgan explains. “By training the teams and providing vision and a plan, we can kick off a longer-term major transformation.”

The Pan Africa media conference and Nation 50 years celebration in Nairobi - 2010-03-18

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The Pan Africa media conference , in Nairobi, brought together prominent personalities in media, business, governments, civil society, and academia across the world.

Some of the 40 eminent guests lined up to grace the event include the Aga Khan, Nobel laureate Prof Wangari Maathai, former South Africa’s president Thabo Mbeki, telecom investor Mo Ibrahim, and former UN secretary general Kofi Annan. The conference key theme is Reflections on the past, present, and prospects for the future.

Aga Khan To Give Keynote at Pan-Africa Media Conference - 2010-03-18

2010, March 18-19:The Pan Africa media conference , in Nairobi, will bring together prominent personalities in media, business, governments, civil society, and academia across the world. Some of the 40 eminent guests lined up to grace the event include the Aga Khan, Nobel laureate Prof Wangari Maathai, former South Africa's president Thabo Mbeki, telecom investor Mo Ibrahim, and former UN secretary general Kofi Annan. The conference key theme is Reflections on the past, present, and prospects for the future. Thursday 18th March 2010 - 8.30 am - 9.45am - Opening Ceremony Programme - H.H.

Interview of H.H. the Aga Khan: LA FORCE DE LA SAGESSE - 2010-Spring

Jean-Jacques Lafaye - Votre Altesse, en tant que chef spirituel des communautés ismaéliennes du monde entier, vous exercez une influence indiscutable sur la scène internationale. Pourtant, vous ne souhaitez pas être considéré comme un acteur politique...

Karim Aga Khan - ...ou comme un politicien. De mon point de vue, même si la foi et les États doivent entretenir des rapports de collaboration et d'estime, le religieux et le politique sont deux choses bien distinctes.

Aga Khan attends the International Global Zero Summit Against Nuclear Weapons - 2010-02-02

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2010, February 2-4: Paris, France - Prince Karim Aga Khan attends the International 'Global Zero' Summit Against Nuclear Weapons.

Aga Khan Speaks at the London Conference on Afghanistan - 2010-01-28

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2010, January 28 - London, UK: "Results change minds, not rhetoric." His Highness the Aga Khan's statement at the London Conference on Afghanistan today.

International conference on Afghanistan begins in London - Foreign ministers of over 70 countries gathered at a conference in London to discuss the current situation and future of Afghanistan.

AKUH to set up a heart and cancer centre in Kenya - 2010-01-20

2010, january 20: The Aga Khan University Hospital plans to set up a heart and cancer centre in Kenya by the end of the year. The centre, the first of its kind in the region, will provide medical treatment for heart ailments and cancers, the university's president, Mr Firoz Rasul, announced on Wednesday. This is only part of their expansion agenda, which Mr Rasul said, is expected to cost more than $700 million (Sh52.5 billion). Besides offering treatment, Mr Rasul said the centre would also train specialists in cardiac diseases and cancer.

Rendez-vous a l'Hotel - Le Prince Karim Aga Khan -Le Nouvel Economiste - 2010-01-07

2010, Janvier 07: Le nouvel Economiste

Karim Aga Khan - Entrepreneur philantropique de l'année 2009 - 2009-12-17

2009, Decembre 17: Le nouvel Economiste du 17 décembre 2009

H.H. The Aga Khan present for Karzai's Inauguration - 2009-11-19

2009, November 19: Kabul, Afghanistan - Afghan President Hamid Karzai took his oath of office today for his second term in a stately inauguration ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul. The first few rows, occupied by besuited foreign dignitaries, including U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Special Envoy Richard Holbrooke, the Aga Khan, and Pakistani President Asif Zardari, rounded out the guest list.

H.H. The Aga Khan in Ottawa - 2009-11-08

2009, November 8: Ottawa, Canada 11:15 AM Minister Kenney meets with His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to discuss the joint-appointment of the Board of Directors of the Global Center for Pluralism by the Government of Canada and the Aga Khan Foundation Canada. Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa , ON. 12:30 PM Minister holds private luncheon with His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan and other senior government officials and representatives of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and AKDN to discuss matters of mutual interest. Same place.

H.H. The Aga Khan in Texas - 2009-10-30

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H.H. The Aga Khan speaks in Syria - 2009-10-30

2009, October 30: Prince Rahim Aga Khan delivered a speech during the Public Private Partnership Conference that took place in Syria between 30 October and 1st November 2009. The conference is organized by the British-Syrian Association in cooperation with the Office of Deputy Prime Minister. According to conference programme, Prince Rahim delivered his keynote address around 9:00am on Saturday 31st October.

H.H. The Aga Khan on French Television - 2009-10-28

2009, October 28 - This wednesday TV program on France 3 - 20:35 Des Racines et des Ailes with special guest: H.H. The Aga Khan and Erik Orsenna. They are going to have more programs including one on Forodhani Parc and other projects of AKDN in Zanzibar. More on France 3

Prime Minister Odinga of Kenya visits Paris - 2009-10-19

2009, October 19 - Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Odinga has arrived in Paris, France for a three-day official visit that will see him hold meetings with senior French Government officials and Kenyans living in the country. The PM will on Tuesday hold discussions with Mr Jean-Michel Severino, the director general of the French Agency for Development. He will also hold talks with Prince Karim Aga Khan IV.

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