Universal health coverage possible if nurses and midwives play their pivotal role | Construction of 600-bed capacity Aga Khan University Hospital and Academic Centre is underway in Kampala, Uganda

Kampala, Uganda, 8 February 2020 – Evelyne Amulen, a midwifery graduate at Aga Khan University (AKU), went to great lengths to pursue her education. For two years, she travelled over 600 kilometres from Karamoja to Kampala twice a week to pursue undergraduate studies at AKU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery.  “If I didn’t get a…

The Bujagali Hydropower project: Water drives clean energy in Uganda | Video on how nearly half of the country’s electricity covered by this project

Without energy to light their homes, schools, hospitals or businesses, how can societies begin to make progress? Water holds the key to developing renewable energy infrastructures such as power dams. Access to reliable, more affordable and cleaner power has not only improved the investment climate across the country and the region, but also led to…

Uganda: 80 graduate from Madrasa Early Childhood Development Institute — NTV

Eighty (80) students have graduated from the Madrasa Early Childhood Development Institute. They are expected to participate in the growth of children who they will be handling during their time of service. Ambassador Amin Mawji, the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network says the early childhood programme has a positive impact on the…

Uganda: Ten-year-old Aahil Khan – Chess Champion

Ten-year-old Aahil Akbar Khan is the newly crowned chess champion. We salute our bright young talent who has made the Jamat and Uganda proud with his achievement in chess. Family portrait with Prime Minister Aahil looks on as Prime Minister enjoys a game of chess In April this year, Aahil scooped third position in Dove…

Uganda: Gov’t hails Aga Khan University’s role in education — NTV Video | Ninety-four students have been awarded degrees in various disciplines

The State Minister for Higher Education John Muyingo has applauded Aga Khan university for the role it has played in offering quality education and contributing to the development of healthcare in Uganda. Muyingo, who was Speaking at the University’s convocation ceremony today in Kampala, said the graduands would be a welcome contribution to the country’s…

Mawlana Hazar Imam graces Uganda Jamat with Darbar — The Ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Ugandan Jamat on the historic occasion of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Uganda.  Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Ugandan Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar.PHOTO: THE ISMAILI / ZAHUR RAMJI The Jamat gathered at Darkhana Kampala on 10 October for the first Darbar of the…