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THE AGA KHAN: FROM CURZON TO HITLER :A MAN ALWAYS AT THE CENTRE OF HISTORY 1977-11-05

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The Times

AN INTIMATE TRIBUTE BY HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN ON THE
CENTENARY OF HIS FATHER'S BIRTH

My father, the late Aga Khan, was born 100 years ago on 2nd November. Though
he died in 1957 at the turn of what Winston Churchill aptly termed "this
tormented half century", few today can separate reality from myth when
looking back on his long and active life.To many in the West, he remains the
religious leader who was weighed against precious stones, the race horse
owner who won five Derbies or the man whose eldest son, Aly Khan, once
married Rita Hayworth.

SPEECH AT THE DINNER HOSTED BY THE COUNCIL FOR MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE 1983-01-09

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Paigham-e-Imamat, pp. 22-26

Honourable Deputy Prime Minister, Your Excellencies, distinguished guests

It is a great pleasure for my wife and I to be in Singapore again and to see for ourselves what tremendous developments have taken place here over the last few years. Your government, Mr. Rajaratnam, deserves congratulations for the economic miracle you have achieved, in spite of the recession in the industrialized countries.

A Merger of Cultures 2012-03-23

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URBANLAND The Magazine of the Urban Land Institute

How a historic structure from 12th- and 13th-century Europe came to Kansas City in the 20th century.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Urban Land Institute Annual Conference Leadership Dinner 2012-01-31

H.H Aga Khan IV
Source: 
ULI Urban Land Institute

Thank you, Mr Rummell for your very generous and warm words.
Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen.

2011 J.C. Nichols Prize Winner—His Highness the Aga Khan 2011-10-28

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ULI Urban Land Institute

An unparalleled leader in development, cultural preservation and philanthropy, largely benefiting poor and marginalized communities in Asia and Africa, is being honored with the 2011 Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims and leader of the nondenominational Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was named the 2011 Nichols Laureate today at ULI's Annual Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo in Los Angeles.

East Africa’s shared destiny brightened by Aga Khan University 2015-03-10

Dr. Farouk Topan
Source: 
The Ismaili

With a major expansion underway, the Aga Khan University is planting institutional and intellectual seeds to produce the leadership that East Africa will require in the years ahead. Dr Farouk Topan discusses some of the ways in which the university hopes to contribute to the East African Community.

Fifteen years ago, the Aga Khan University crossed the Indian Ocean. At the invitation of the governments of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, AKU set up an Advanced Nursing Programme in each country — the university’s first academic initiative in Africa.

The Aga Khan Receives Canada’s New Representative to the Ismaili Imamat 2015-03-04

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Gordon Campbell, Canada's Representative to the Ismaili Imamat meet at Aiglemont. AKDN / CÉCILE GENEST
Source: 
akdn.org

Aiglemont, France, 4 March 2015 - His Highness the Aga Khan today received His Excellency Gordon Campbell, who has been recently appointed as the Representative of the Government of Canada to the Ismaili Imamat. Mr. Campbell is a former premier of British Columbia and Canada’s current High Commissioner in London.
Campbell was recently appointed by the Government of Canada as the country’s representative to the Ismaili Imamat and also serves as Canada’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

Aga Khan University Convocation, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 2015-02-24

The most important point is the multiplier effect that you can have as you pass along your skills and your standards 2015-02-24

Aga Khan University Convocation, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

A respect for diversity – a welcoming, cosmopolitan ethic – has been a hallmark of this heritage – an increasingly relevant legacy in the emerging “borderless” world 2015-02-24

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Kampala, Uganda 2015-02-25

AKU Convocation Speech ,Kampala 2015-02-25
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Rt. Honorable Speaker of Parliament
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, I’m learning a little Swahili.

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

Speech of H.H. The Aga Khan at the AKu Convocation in Nairobi 2015-03-02

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AKDN

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Nairobi, Kenya

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKJ6fZ46MbM

02 March 2015

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

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.

Hamjambo and Karibuni. Hongera, Wanafunzi wote. You see, I’m learning a little Swahili.

Video of the AKU Convocation in Kampala, Uganda at the Serena on 26 February 2015

AKU Complete Video of the Kampala Convocation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnsKMj62c5s

NTV Video of the AKu Convocation with news: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYq4rii8Dek

His Highness The Aga Khan visits Nairobi, Kenya for AKU Convocations 2015-03-02

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Departure of H.H. The Aga Khan from Nairobi Tuesday March 3, 2015 @ 12:30pm

AKU Convocation in Nairobi on 2nd of March 2015 - Click for VIDEO of the ceremony

Listen to his joke on "Lete Chai" at 24.35 minutes into the video ;-)

His Highness The Aga Khan visits Uganda for East Africa AKU Convocations 2015-02-26

H.H. The Aga Khan meet with Uganda President Museveni on 2015-02-24 in Kampala

Photos: Scroll left column.

H.H. The Aga Khan arrived at the Serena Kampala (Uganda) at 9:00pm local time this Tuesday 24th February 2015. The next day Mowlana Hazar Imam met His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni at the State House in Entebbe. On 26 February, he attended, with Princess Zahra, the AKU Convocation at 11:00 AM Kampala time (GMT+3).

AKU Convocation Complete Video (71 minutes) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnsKMj62c5s

Aga Khan promises $1.2B investment in education and health across East Africa

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

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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.

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

2015-02-24 Aga Khan University (AKU) Dar es Salaam Convocation
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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.

Birthday remembrance of Mata Salamat Om Habibeh Aga Khan 1906-02-15

Mata Salamat Om Habibeh Aga Khan

Today February 15 marks the birthday of our beloved Mata Salamat Om Habibeh Aga Khan wife our 48th Imam Shah Sultan Muhammad Shah. They were married in Geneva on October 9th, 1944 under her maiden name Yvette Blanche Labrousse.
In His Last Will, Imam Sultan mentioned that "I desire that my successor shall during the first seven of his Imamat be guided on question of general Imamt policy by my said wife Yvette called Yve Blanche Labrousse..."
http://www.ismaili.net/heritage/album/heritage-society-albums/imams-fami...

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

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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

The Sayings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad 1960

Publication Type  Book
Year of Publication  1960
Authors  The Ismailia Association For Kenya
Editor  Chairman Vazir Ebrahim H.S. Damji
Source  

Loose leaf copy of book

Publisher  The Ismailia Association for Kenya - Press and Publication Department
Number of Volumes  One
Volume and Pages  48
Original Language  

English

Key Words  Hadith; Prophet Muhammad; Sayings
Notes  

This book of Sayings of Prophet Muhammad seems to have been published in the 1960s. There is no date on the copy available. The copy is in the form of loose pages not a book. The publisher is the Press and Publication Department of the Ismailia Association for Kenya

Accession Number  none
ISBN Number  none

Lost Dhow exhibition illuminates China's historical trade prowess 2015-01-29

The Lost Dhow: A Discovery from the Maritime Silk Route.
Source: 
Xinhua News Agency

TORONTO, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- China's active role in cross- cultural exchange and trade in the 9th century is explored here in The Lost Dhow exhibition that runs until April 26, 2015.

The new Aga Khan Museum in Toronto plays host to the extraordinary exhibition of artifacts from a 9th-century Arab dhow, which was discovered in 1998 at the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the western Java Sea.


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