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H.H THE AGA KHAN ANNOUNCES THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY'S FIRST REGIONAL UNIVERSITY TO BE BASED IN ARUSHA - 2007-08-19

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Sunday, 2007, August 19
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2007, August 19:His Highness the Aga Khan - the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims has announced plans to build a major new university campus in Arusha, in north-eastern Tanzania. He said the 450-million dollar complex will be developed over the coming 15 years. [Press Release] [Communiqué de Presse] [Photos]


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