Nation Media Group which was founded by His Highness the Aga Khan is to expand into Rwanda and South Sudan – listen to the audio interview of Managing Director of the Newspaper division at RFI France

   RFI Radio France   Saturday 25 February 2012 New challenges for Nation Media Group expansion ***** By Clare Sharkey The Nation Media Group was founded by his Highness the Aga Khan in 1959 and has become the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa. It includes papers such as The Nation in…

Which way African integration? – Africa Review

The Nation Media Group’s founder, His Highness the Aga Khan, shakes hands with Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Kenyan capital Nairobi, during NMG’s 50th anniversary celebrations on Thursday. At left is Kenya’s Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Photo/FREDRICK ONYANGO Read more at source Earlier News: East Africa: All about Nation…

Nairobi: Video on Nation media group staff breakfast (also earlier two videos)

Nation media group staff were treated to a sumptuous breakfast as Celebrations to mark 50 years continued. Long serving members of staff were also awarded at the function held at the KICC by His Highness the Aga Khan. ***** Watch here  earlier two videos Videos: NTV – turning on your world »  Happy birthday NMG ->>>>><<<<<-

When ‘Nation’ told Kenyatta No — and changed course of Kenya’s history

The Aga Khan (left) and the late Jomo Kenyatta. Photo/FILE Posted Friday, March 19 2010 at 19:11 The history of Nation and that of Kenya is closely intertwined. In this first instalment of the newly-published book, BIRTH OF A NATION: The Story of a Newspaper in Kenya, the author discloses for the first time how Mzee Kenyatta’s bid to…

Kenya: A half century of the Daily Nation – The Ismaili

Compiled by: Karim H Karim One of the earliest components of what eventually came to be known as the Aga Khan Development Network resulted from Mawlana Hazar Imam’s purchase in 1959 of a Kenyan Kiswahili daily called Taifa Leo. This was followed in the next year by the founding of the English language Daily Nation. Stan Denman, Managing…

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Daily Nation, Mawlana Hazar Imam announces a new journalism school to be situated in East Africa

Also see related coverage, photographs and speech at the AKDN website, and more information at the Pan-African Media Conference website. Mawlana Hazar Imam delivering the Founder’s Address at the Pan-Africa Media conference, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Nation Media Group. Photo: AKDN/Gary Otte Nairobi, 18 March 2010 — Mawlana Hazar Imam announced the establishment of a new Graduate School of Media and…

Videos: NTV – turning on your world »  Happy birthday NMG

The Nation Media Group is exactly 50 years today(Thursday) and the highlight of the celebrations, the Pan Africa media Conference was opened on Thursday morning by president Mwai Kibaki. At the opening ceremony, the president lauded the role played by the media in opening up the democratic space. more about “NTV – turning on your…

Presidents to speak at 2010 Pan Africa Media Conference

By: Walter Wafula Various African presidents and ex-presidents have confirmed their presence at the inaugural Pan African Media Conference that will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, 18 – 19 March 2010, to mark the Nation Media Group’s 50th anniversary. The conference will host Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, Mwai Kibaki of Kenya, as well as…