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Imamat Day Mubarak 2015-07-11

H.H. The Aga Khan IV

This year marks the 58th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of Imamat for Shah Karim al-Husayni our 49th Holy Imam

German insurer buys into Jubilee Holdings 2020-09-30

Jubilee Holdings chairman Nizar Juma (L) Allianz Africa CEO Coenraad Vroliik (R) Image: COURTESY
the-star.co.ke The Star

The African subsidiary of the global insurer and asset manager Allianz plans to buy an eight per cent stake in Kenya’s Jubilee Holding Plc (JHL

The offer, subject to regulatory approvals, will see the Germany based firm acquire a controlling stake of between 51 and 66 per cent in Jubilee’s General Insurance business Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Mauritius, forming Jubilee-Allianz General Insurance Limited.

JHL will retain ownership of its Life and Pensions operations and its Medical insurance business in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

The Aga Khan brought prosperity to his faithful and now looks to uplift world’s bottom billion 2018-05-03

His Highness the Aga Khan (seen with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) is the 49th hereditary Imam of the world's Shia Ismaili Musl

The Ismaili spiritual leader marks Diamond Jubilee with world tour, will be visiting Vancouver from May 5 to 7

If you have ever visited an Ismaili home or business establishment, you may have come across a portrait of a gentleman who looks like an industry magnate or European aristocratic. He appears too "official" to be a family member, and then there’s the positioning of the image—usually displayed prominently at the centre of a mantle or beneath special lighting.

So who is this mysterious man?

First model Teachers’ academy opens in East Africa  2020-09-23

The Citizen, thecitizen.co.tz

The Teachers’ Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University’s first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

Nairobi — A teachers' excellence training academy, the first one of its kind in East Africa, has today, September 23, 2020, opened its doors, thanks to the Aga Khan University (AKU).

The Teachers' Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University's first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

The ideal diplomat?

Prince Aly Salman Khan with his wife Rita Hayworth

On May 12, 1960, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, Aly Khan, dies in a Paris car accident; ending a promising diplomatic career. Who was Aly Khan and what distinguished him from other diplomats? Moreover, what relevance does he hold today?

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Hadrian Award 1997-10-24


Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Hadrian Award
The Plaza Hotel
24th October 1997
Mr. Culver, Mr. Bronfman, distinguished guests,

Aga Khan Academy sets IB exams record 2020-09-03

Alison Hampshire, Head of Academy at Mombasa's the Aga Khan Academy.
Allafrica.com, Nation.africa

Students at Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa have achieved record-breaking results in this year’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) amid the challenging Covid-19 learning period.

Top scorers have received admission call-ups to a number of prestigious universities including Yale and Cambridge. The students have further been offered over $7 million (Sh800 million) in university scholarships. The students attributed their success to hard work.

Collection of Sadruddin Aga Khan heads to auction 2020-08-21

Prince Sadruddin and Princess Catherine Aga Khan

According to the auction house, visionaries, and ahead of their time, Prince Sadruddin and Princess Catherine Aga Khan have been the discreet patrons of many major philanthropic projects, aimed at preserving cultural and natural sites, from Egyptian temples to the Alps.

The remarkable private collection of Sadruddin Aga Khan and his wife, will head to auction on October 1, 2020, global auction house Christie’s announced. The couple are the son and daughter-in-law of Aga Khan III, president of the All-India Muslim League during India’s pre-Independence era.

HBL reports almost 14 times profit per share (AKFED subsidiary) 2020-07-24

Photo: Samaa Digital

Amid variable interest rates, the Habib Bank Limited reported a net profit of Rs11 billion or Rs7.53 per share for the quarter ending June 2020, which is 13.8 times of Rs750 million or Rs0.44 per share it earned in the same quarter of the previous year, the company’s financial results revealed Friday.

The largest bank of the country saw its net interest income (NII) increase by 44% to Rs35 billion between April and June 2020, compared to Rs24 billion for the same quarter of the previous year.

Aga Khan University Hospital Launches Nation's First Lactation Clinic 2020-08-07

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Aug, 2020 ) :The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic to addressing the dire need of help and support to mothers for breastfeeding their infants.
This clinic aims to empower and help mothers across Pakistan ensure their infants' good health from the day they are born, said a statement issued here.

The Aga Khan III’s Letter to “Times of London” 1951-10-30

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
pamirtimes.wordpress.com Pamir Times

In response to an article published by the Times of London, in 1951, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili Muslims had written an
explainatory reaction. The text below has been shared by Engineer Baig Ali.

Aga Khan National Council, Mission Save Bangladesh to provide aid to underprivileged communities 2020-07-31

The Daily Star

The Aga Khan National Council for Bangladesh has announced its partnership, under the Ismaili CIVIC umbrella, with Mission Save Bangladesh initiative to provide emergency support to underprivileged communities.

In keeping with its longstanding tradition of helping those in need, the Ismaili CIVIC today donated to Mission Save Bangladesh to provide underprivileged people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic with meat, rice and vegetables during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, according to a press release issued today.

UCA and AKAH partner to promote development in Tajikistan 2020-07-30

UCA and AKAH partner to promote development in Tajikistan
The Times of Central Asia

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Tajikistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 27 to develop Khorog into a safe and resilient city, and collaborate on several educational initiatives, including research capacities of young and mid-career scientists and lecturers.

Aga Khan Seeks to Buy SEACOM Business Valued at KES 65 Billion 2020-07-27


Aga Khan has made a bid to acquire Africa’s first broadband undersea cable system company, SEACOM.
The move, which was announced last week, seeks to reorganize the SEACOM’s broadband business in Africa.
The bid was made by the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (Akfed). The Comesa Competition Commission made an inquiry about the proposal, and Akfed reported that it is planning to require all SEACOM shares.

Progressive Valia vanquishes Longchamp rivals 2020-07-23

Valia was the star on Longchamp's eight-race card  2020-07-23

The Alain de Royer Dupre-trained Valia lit up an otherwise humdrum card at Longchamp this afternoon with a commanding victory in the Listed Prix de Thiberville for three-year-old fillies and could develop into a legitimate contender for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

De Royer Dupre and owner the Aga Khan presciently entered the daughter of Sea The Stars and 2014 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches runner-up Veda in Europe's most prestigious race last month, despite her being unraced.

The Dawood Foundation and Aga Khan University partner to boost quality of care for hospitalized COVID-19 patients 2020-07-24

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi

The Dawood Foundation, the charitable arm of the Dawood Hercules Group, has announced a collaborative project with Aga Khan University (AKU) to build the capacity of frontline healthcare professionals to manage COVID-19 patients across Pakistan.

Aga Khan establishes premium service unit 2020-07-22

The Aga Khan University Hospital

The Aga Khan University Hospital has introduced a premium outpatient facility where patients will pay Sh6,000 to see a consultant doctor.

The Sh55 million Peponi Executive and Specialty Clinic located in Westlands will house consultants and comes equipped with diagnostic machines, a laboratory and pharmacy.

The Sh6,000 consultancy fee is nearly triple what the hospital charges for visits to general doctors, but nearly matches what private consultants charge for specialised services.

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha 2020-07-17

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha

RESIDENTS of Kibaha District and its environs are expected to get better healthcare services, after the Aga Khan Health Services (Tanzania), opened a 345m/-facility.

It is the first Aga Khan Polyclinic Health Centre in the town which will enable citizens to access quality, safe and affordable services.

The Head of Primary Medical Center in Dar es Salaam, Coast and Eastern Zone, Mr Shakir Bandari said the Aga Khan has invested $ 150,000 (about 345m/-), to build a modern system of providing Radiology services (PACS) and access to specialists through electronic/network--tele consultation.

Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat on the occasion of Imamat Day 2020-07-11

Talika Mubarak on the occasion of Imamat Day 2020-07-11

On the occasion of Imamat Day, Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously sent a Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat, which is being shared via The Ismaili.

My beloved spiritual children,

On the occasion of Imamat day, the 11th of July 2020, I send my warmest and most affectionate paternal maternal loving blessings to all my beloved spiritual children throughout the world.
I send my best loving blessings for the souls of all my ruhani spiritual children, and I pray that their souls may rest in eternal peace.

University of Central Asia Receives Long-Term OPIC Support to Complete Its Second Campus in Khorog, Tajikistan 2015-10-30

Aga Khan Development Network The Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia | Aga Khan .

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Central Asia (UCA) is rapidly progressing to complete the construction of its second campus in Tajikistan, scheduled to be ready by 2017, at a total capital layout of $94.4 million.

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