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Mohamedali Hasham Noormohamed

From the collection of Mohamedali Hasham Noormohamed

Work for your dreams, Joho, Hensley urge budding basketballers at Aga Khan Academy - Mombasa

The Governor of Mombasa Hassan Ali Joho and National Basketball Association (NBA) agent, J.R. Hensley, visited the Aga Khan Acad
Source: 
citizentv.co.ke

The Governor of Mombasa Hassan Ali Joho and National Basketball Association (NBA) agent, J.R. Hensley, visited the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa to meet the school’s girls and boys basketball teams in light of their numerous high-level achievements, most notably in the National Games and with the Giants of Africa basketball camps.

After watching the teams play, Joho and Hensley spoke to the teams about the importance of being active in sports while also striving to perform well in academics.

Speech His Highness the Aga Khan IV at the opening of a new £25,000 nursery school 1961-05-11

His Highness the Aga Khan IV
Source: 
SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 73

MOMBASA, KENYA
MAY 11, 1961

On May 11, 1961, in his first public engagement in Mombasa, His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a new £25,000 nursery school.

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn Mohammed in Mombasa

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn Mohammed in Mombasa

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn Mohammed in Mombasa, Kenya

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the Foundation stone-laying ceremony of the residential campus, Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony for the new campus of the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa.
Source: 
akdn.org

The Honourable Professor George Saitoti,
Honourable Ministers,
Honourable Member of Parliament,
The Provincial Commissioner,
Your Worship the Mayor,
Distinguished Guests:

I am most grateful to all of you for joining in this celebration. It was just one month ago that my Golden Jubilee observances began. It seemed appropriate to mark this Jubilee year by visiting some of the places which have been most important to the story of the past half century.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan welcomes HE Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of the Republic of Kenya, to the launch of the cardiology prog

Princess Zahra Aga Khan welcomes HE Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of the Republic of Kenya, to the launch of the cardiology prog

Princess Zahra Aga Khan welcomes HE Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of the Republic of Kenya, to the launch of the cardiology programme at the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa.

AKDN / Aziz Islamshah

Source: 
akdn.org

Aga Khan Hospitals Sign Ksh. 2.8 Billion Agreement With Agence Française de Développement (AFD) 2017-01-20

Honourable Hassan Ali Joho presides over the signing ceremony of US $19.5 million towards the improvement and expansion of the A
Source: 
www.coastweek.com

Aga Khan Hospitals Sign Ksh. 2.8 Billion Agreement With AFD

Coastweek--As part of one of the largest expansions of quality health care services in East Africa, the Aga Khan Development Network and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed agreements for a total of US$19.5 million towards the improvement and expansion of the Aga Khan Hospitals in both Mombasa and Kisumu.

The total project cost is $27.8 million (over Kenyan Shilling 2.8 billion).

The balance investment of $8.3 million is a grant from the Aga Khan Development Network.

Aga Khan Academy, a Gateway For Students to Top Global Universities 2015-06-18

Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad 2015-04-10
Source: 
coastweek.com

Coastweek-- The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, (AKA, Mombasa) which opened just 10 years ago as the first in a global network of academies, has emerged as a gateway for East African students to the world’s top universities, with two thirds of the class of 2015 having been accepted to leading global institutions.

Of the 2015 graduates, a third have been accepted by the world’s Top 100 universities, as ranked by the 2014 Shanghai ranking system.

AGA KHAN FOUNDATION CELEBRATES TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF THE MADRASA PROGRAMME 2007-08-14

2008-08-15 Students of the Aga Khan Foundation's Madrasa programme sing a traditional Kiswahili song . Gary Otte
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Press Release Kenya

The Aga Khan Foundation today marked the 25th anniversary of the Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Chief Guest Kenya’s Minister for Science and Technology, Hon. Dr. Noah Wekesa.

His Highness the Aga Khan's Vision 2007-07-11

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Source: 
http://www.agakhanschools.org/

"We live in a time of rapid change - change that is often unpredictable and not always positive. My experience with development, as an observer and a practitioner, has led me to the conclusion that the best way to manage change, whether positive or negative, is to prepare for it and that there is no greater form of preparation for change than investments in education.

ISMAILIS IN MOMBASA MARKING 'GOLDEN JUBILEE' CELEBRATIONS - 2007-07-20

2007, July 20: The ismailis in Mombasa celebrate with speeches, parades and music. [Coast Week]

NOVEL IDEAS THAT BRING SMILE ON THE FACES OF CHILDREN - 2007-08-16

2007, August 17: They are the beneficiaries of the Madrasa Pre-School Programme, which has helped to transform education among the Muslim population in East Africa. The programme was initiated by the Aga Khan following a request for help by Muslim leaders in Coast Province after years of poor performance in national examinations. [Nation]

Hundreds celebrate H.H. The Aga Khan's Golden Jubilee - 2008-07-14

2008, July 14: Kenya - Hundreds of Ismaili Muslims celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Imamat Day at the Mombasa Jubilee Hall Sunday. [The Nation][Daily Nation]

AGA KHAN SCHOOLS - 2007-07-11

2007, July 11: 'We live in a time of rapid change - change that is often unpredictable and not always positive. My experience with development, as an observer and a practitioner, has led me to the conclusion that the best way to manage change, whether positive or negative, is to prepare for it and that there is no greater form of preparation for change than investments in education. [Aga Khan Schools] [H.H the Aga Khan's Vision]

AGA KHAN LAUNCHES CAMPUS FOR MODEL SCHOOL AT COAST - 2007-08-15

His Highness the Aga Khan and Kenya's Minister for Education, Prof. George Saitoti, at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa. AKDN/Gary

2007, August 15:

A multi-million shilling residential campus was inaugurated at the Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa yesterday.Kenya’s Education Minister, Professor George Saitoti, today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the new Residential Campus at the Aga Khan Academy in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa, in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.

The residential campus will transform the Academy from a high quality day school attended by Mombasa-area students to a residential campus serving students of all backgrounds from across Kenya.

H.H.The Aga Khan in Mombasa - 2009-07-25

2009, July 25: H.H.The Aga Khan arrived in Mombasa on 22nd July for AKDN work, meetings with government officials in the East Africa region. He landed in Nairobi on 25th and will be visiting the AKUH the next day leaving on 28th for Dar es Salaam and then heading to Zanzibar for the opening of the Forodhani Park on 30th. Princess Zahra is presently in Nairobi since 20th July for AKU Board of Trustees meetings.

JUBILEE INSURANCE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS - 1986-10-27

To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the incorporation of the Jubilee insurance Company, a reception was held at the Serena Hotel in Mombasa on 27th October 1986.
Present at the reception were Prince Amyn Mohamed, the Commissioner of Insurance, Mr. Adam H. Ali, the Provincial Commissioner, Coast Province, and His Worship the Mayor of Mombasa.

PRINCE SADRUDIN AGA KHANS VISIT TO MOMBASA - 1986-01-05

Prince Sadruddin Agakhan

Prince Sadrudin, Princess Aleya and their friends were recently in Mombasa for their annual holidays and spent a fortnight at their Bahati Villa on the South Coast.

Prince Sadrudin travelled by road from Nairobi to Mombasa after having just arrived by air on Monday 23rd December, 1985. Representatives from the Mombasa Provincial Council welcomed the party at the Likoni Ferry that evening.

MADRASSAH PROJECT IN MOMBASA WINS ACCLAIM OF MOTHERS AND WAALIMS - 1986-06-01

In June 1986, the Aga Khan Foundation's Board approved a three-year project to improve early childhood educational opportunities for children of traditional Muslim communities in Mombasa, Kenya. Because the only instruction these children were receiving at a young age was religious, they were unable to compete successfully for places in primary school where simple reading and numerical skills were a prerequisite for entry into the formal school system.


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