Recognising World Disability Day in Kenya

Within the Jamat, there is a significant number of people that live with some form of disability, including physical impairment, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, intellectual impairment, and mental illness. Like everyone, this group of individuals have their own uniqueness, which needs to be understood and embraced. It can be done in an environment that promotes…

How to conserve habitat and grow economy — By Azim Lakhani on Nation co. Kenya

In demonstrating solidarity with the government’s sponsorship of the international Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) hosted an exhibition of Prince Hussain Aga Khan’s marine photographs entitled Fragile Beauty. Guests admire Prince Hussain Aga Khan’s marine photographs at Chatter Hall in Nairobi on November 26, 2018. The exhibition sought to promote…

Nairobi: Governor proposes new Sonko Pumwani Maternity Hospital | Aga Khan University Hospital will provide additional doctors, nurses and support staff, at no cost, for two years

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has announced plans for a “new look” ‘Sonko Pumwani Maternity Hospital and College of Nursing and Midwifery’ that he says will stand next to the troubled facility in Nairobi County. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko with acting county health executive Charles Kerich and other officials during a meeting on the proposed Sonko…

AKU’s Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) wins top TV Series award

Giving Nature A Voice​, a series of environmental documentaries produced by East African filmmakers working with AKU’s Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC), has won one of the top awards at the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF). Giving Nature a Voice filmmakers Richard Magumba (left), Andrew Tkach (centre) and Kevin Njue (right) in conversation…

Teachers from California State University, Northridge, visit Aga Khan Academy Mombasa

“The Academies have a dual mission: to provide an outstanding education to exceptional students from diverse backgrounds, and to provide world-class training for a growing corps of inspiring teachers.” Mawlana Hazar Imam, Peterson Lecture, Meeting of the International Baccalaureate, Atlanta, 18 April, 2008. A student reading at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa. The Aga Khan…