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President Museveni and the Aga Khan Inaugurate Bujagali Hydropower Plant 2012-10-08

His Highness the Agha Khan greets Uganda's ministers Irene Muloni and Daudi Migereko during the commissioning of the Bujagali da

Jinja, Uganda, 8 October 2012 — His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni today inaugurated the 250MW Bujagali Hydropower Plant in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.

AKDN PROVIDED FREE MALARIA TREATMENT - 2007-07-20

2007, July 20: 'His Highness the Aga Khan is celebrating 50 years on the throne. As part of the celebrations, we have decided to carry out several free malaria treatment clinics to benefit people who can't access medication,' Nazeem explained. [New Vision]

AGA KHAN ACADEMY TO EDUCATE NEEDY STUDENTS - 2007-08-23

2007, August 23:A foundation stone that marked the beginnings of the $50 million project was laid yesterday in Munyonyo on the southern outskirts of Kampala by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan and Vice President Gilbert Bukenya. 'As students seek to enter the academies' programme, they will be judged on merit, not by their financial resources,' the Aga Khan said. [The Monitor] [The Nation]

AGA KHAN SEES A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR EASTERN AFRICA - 2007-08-24

2007, August 24:A foundation stone that marked the beginnings of the $50 million project was laid yesterday in Munyonyo on the southern outskirts of Kampala by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan and Vice President Gilbert Bukenya. 'As students seek to enter the academies' programme, they will be judged on merit, not by their financial resources,' the Aga Khan said. [Press Release]

H.H THE AGA KHAN TO BUILD UGANDA'S FIRST AGA KHAN ACADEMY - 2007-08-22

2007, August 22:The ceremony was attended by His Excellency the Vice President of Uganda, Professor Gilbert Bukenya, as well as other dignitaries, including the Minister of Education and Sports and heads of Uganda's preeminent universities and secondary schools. The Director General of the International Baccalaureate Organisation, Jeffrey Beard, was also present at the event. [Press Release] [Speech] [New Vision Online] [Photos] [More Photos]

Speech By H.H. The Aga Khan in Uganda at the Jamatkhana - 1957-10-25

Your Excellencies, Your Highnesses, Your Worship, Ladies and Gentlemen, My spiritual children

I thank you most warmly for your kind addresses. I shall never forget the wonderful welcome I have had in Kampala, not only from my own people, but from all other communities that live here.

His Excellency, Sir Frederic Crawford and Lady Crawford have been most kind and hospitable, and I am sincerely grateful to them.

NEW VISION: TWO MORE UNIVERSITIES LICENSED - 2000-08-31

The Ministry of Education has licensed two more universities, bringing to 10 the number of private universities legally allowed to operate in the country.
Aga Khan University of Nursing and Kigezi International School of Medicine are the latest to be licensed.

The ministry's spokesman, Mr. Aggrey Kibenge, told The New Vision yesterday that Aga Khan University was licensed last month and will have Jinja Hospital as its campus while Kigezi International School of Medicine will use Kabale Hospital for clinical training.

Aga-Khan Schools Celebrate Centenary - 2005-09-04

Source: 
allafrica.com/stories/200509040020.html

The Aga Khan Education Service Uganda (AKES) last week hosted Aga Khan Schools in East Africa to Centenary Celebrations and Olympics. The events which begun on August 30 and ended on September 2 saw students from various Aga Khan schools in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania meet at Aga Khan School in Makerere.A photo Exhibition at the front of the main hall, tells the story of Aga Khan schools in Uganda through the years. This year marks 100 years of existence of the Aga Khan Schools in East Africa dating back to 1905, when the first school was built on Zanzibar Island.

MPs Exempt Aga Khan From VAT - 2003-09-16

Members of Parliament have passed a bill exempting Aga Khan Development Agencies from paying Value Added Tax (Vat).The Minister of State for Finance (General Duties), Mwesigwa-Rukutana, tabled the Value Added Tax Amendment Bill 2003 last week.
He said the Aga Khan Development Agencies deserve to be exempted from VAT, because they have contributed significantly to the development of Uganda.

The Monitor 8 january - AGA KHAN OPEN ACADEMIES IN KAMPALA - 2004-01-07

Source: 
www.monitor.co.ug/news/news010810.php

Uganda is one of several countries expected to host the newly established Aga Khan Academies.His Highness the Aga Khan opened the first such academy in Mombasa last month before a gathering of government and civic dignitaries from eight countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The Minister of Education, Dr Khidu Makubuya, and Minister of General Duties in the office of the Prime Minister, Prof. Mondo Kangonyera. represented Uganda.

S571025 SPEECH AT THE TAKHT NASHINI CEREMONY-1957-10-25

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Paigham-e-Imamat

Your Excellencies, Your Highnesses, Your Worship, Ladies and Gentlemen, My spiritual children

I thank you most warmly for your kind addresses. I shall never forget the wonderful welcome I have had in Kampala, not only from my own people, but from all other communities that live here.

His Excellency, Sir Frederic Crawford and Lady Crawford have been most kind and hospitable, and I am sincerely grateful to them.

The Aga Khan arrives for E. Africa Tour-1997-03-10

Source: 
The Nation

His Highness The Aga Khan arrived in Uganda today at the start of an eight-day visit to East Africa. The Aga Khan, accompanied by his younger brother, Prince Amyn Aga Khan, were received at the Entebbe International Airport by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Co-operation, Dr. Martin Aliker, and the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Stephen Nabeta.

Hundreds of Ismaili community members thronged the airport to welcome The Aga Khan.

Monitor w/photo - THE AGA KHAN, MUSEVENI MEET - 2003-02-24

Source: 
allafrica.com/stories/200302240985.html www.ismaili.net

The Spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslim Community, His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived in Uganda yesterday.The Aga Khan was received at Entebbe International Airport by the Minister of State for Investment Sam Kutesa and of Regional Co-operation Kahinda Otafiire.
The Monitor Board Chairman Dr Martin Aliker and officials of the Aga Khan Foundation were also at the airport.
The Aga Khan and his entourage boarded a waiting military helicopter for a scheduled meeting with President Yoweri Museveni.
Officials of the Aga Khan Foundation said the meeting was scheduled for yesterday.

More - AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY OPENS - 2002-02-13

Source: 
The Monitor

The Aga Khan University (Uganda) of Nursing will be opened today. This was disclosed by the Academic Head, Imelda Bagambaki. The university is situated along Makerere Hill Road opposite Aga Khan Primary School.
Bagambaki told reporters that the university will display to the public equipment that the institution has acquired.

The ceremony will also involve a demonstration by students, tour by parents, visitors and supporters of the institution.

More - AGA KHAN SEEKS FORMER STUDENTS - 2002-08-06

Source: 
allafrica.com/stories/200208060296.html The Monitor

The Aga Khan schools, once some of the best in Uganda, have moved to rebuild their history.
The Aga Khan Educational Service (AKES) in Uganda has set aside Aug. 16-18 for 'homecoming' activities to bring together former students of its 15 schools.

AKES chairman Amin Shivji said yesterday that the homecoming is meant to inspire the current students of the Aga Khan schools in Uganda, through interaction with successful alumni.

'We also want the alumni to assist the current students with books, career guidance and scholarships,' Shivji told journalists at Aga Khan High School.

The Monitor 21 July - AGA KHAN GRACES UMEA ANNIVERSARY - 2004-07-20

Source: 
www.monitor.co.ug/news/news07211.php

The Aga Khan has urged Muslims to strive to create a better future for the young generation. The Spiritual Leader of the Ismaili Muslim Community was yesterday presiding over the 60th anniversary celebration of the Uganda Muslim Education Association (UMEA) at Kibuli Mosque.DISTINGUISHED VISITOR: His Highness the Aga Khan (L) with Prince Kassim Nakibinge at Kibuli Mosque yesterday (Photo by James Akena).

Parliamentarians Approve Nile Hotel Divestiture - AGA KHAN LAUNCHES NETWORK OF ACADEMIES - 2003-12-23

Source: 
fr.allafrica.com/stories/200312220835.html New Vision

Parliament has approved the speedy divestiture of Nile Hotel International Limited through a 30-year concession to Serena Tourism Promotion Service SA, a subsidiary of Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development.
State minister for privatisation Peter Kasenene appeared tickled on Friday by the positive mood in the House over the divestiture.

He told MPs that when Serena invests US$19m in the hotel, it would be possible to hold a boxing tournament at the conference centre. He said by using switches and electronics rooms could be joined and chairs moved.

Kampala Serena Hotel will spur tourism investment - KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL WILL SPUR TOURISM INVESTMENT - 2004-02-11

Serena Tourism Promotion Services (a subsidiary of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development) has signed a thirty-year lease concession agreement with the Government of Uganda and agreed to invest US$18 million investment for extensive refurbishment and upgrading of the former Nile Hotel which will re-open in September 2005 as the Kampala Serena Hotel.

Museveni Meets Prince Agha Khan - SERENA TO PLOUGH Sh1.4b INTO NILE HOTEL - 2004-02-17

Source: 
New Vision

PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni has expressed gratitude to the Aga Khan Group of Companies for bringing a professional hotel investment and management system to Uganda.
The President on Thursday received Prince Amyn Mohammed Aga Khan at State House, Nakasero, a statement said.

Amyn Mohammed is the young brother of the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismailia Community.

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