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His Highness The Aga Khan visits Tanzania for East Africa AKU Convocations 2015-02-08

2015-02-24 Aga Khan University (AKU) Dar es Salaam Convocation
Date: 
Tuesday, 2015, February 24
Location: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bjTUo_P_vM

Complete Video of the AKU Convocation in Dar es Salaam on 24 February 2015 is now on Youtube, follow the above link to view:

February 8, 2015

This year the Aga Khan University celebrates another milestone, the 15th Anniversary of the establishment of AKU in East Africa.

To commemorate this occasion, the Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan, has graciously consented to preside at the 2015 Convocation ceremonies as follows:

• Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Tuesday, 24th February
• Kampala, Uganda – Thursday, 26th February
• Nairobi, Kenya – Monday, 2nd March

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Speech

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 2015-02-24

2015-02-24-tzanzania-aku-convocation8.jpg
Source: 
akdn.org

For Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bjTUo_P_vM

Honorable Ministers,
Trustees and President of the University,
Members of the Diplomatic Corps,
Deans, Faculty and Staff of the University,
Parents, Donors, Supporters and Distinguished Guests,
And Graduands.

Humjambo and Karibuni. Hongera, Wanafunzi wote

What a remarkable day this is – and what a pleasure it is to be here.

This is a very important day in your lives, of course, and I must say that this first chance to share in an East African AKU convocation makes this a singular day in my life, as well.

Press Release

His Highness The Aga Khan to visit East Africa for Convocations 2015-02-08

aku.jpg
Source: 
Aga Khan University

February 8, 2015

Dear Friends and Supporters,

I am pleased to inform you that this year the Aga Khan University celebrates another milestone, the 15th Anniversary of the establishment of AKU in East Africa.

To commemorate this occasion, the Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan, has graciously consented to preside at the 2015 Convocation ceremonies as follows:

• Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Tuesday, 24th February
• Kampala, Uganda – Thursday, 26th February
• Nairobi, Kenya – Monday, 2nd March

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The Aga Khan University Board of Trustees with the Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan during their meetings in Tanzania.  AKD
Source: 
allafrica.com

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Source: 
dw.com

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AgaKhan Hospital DaresSalaam Tanzania
Source: 
allAfrica.com

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Video of the AKU Convocation in Dar es Salaam 2015-02-24

Source: 
akdn

Video Available now for Aga Khan University (AKU) Dar es Salaam Convocation 24 Feb. 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bjTUo_P_vM

Tanzania: Aga Khan Varsity Gets Charter 2015-02-24

2015-02-24 Aga Khan University (AKU) Dar es Salaam Convocation
Source: 
allAfrica.com

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete yesterday granted a charter to the Aga Khan University (AKU) that will allow it to fully operate in the country after conforming to the Tanzania Commission for Universities' (TCU) preconditions.

During the charter granting ceremony held at the State House in Dar es Salaam, President Kikwete pointed out that the move will help Tanzania bridge out human resource gap in science, technology and medical sectors.

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