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H.H THE AGA KHAN DESERVES HONOUR - 2007-08-20

2007, August 20:His Highness the Aga Khan deserves honour for his contributions to the development of East Africa. His organisations have helped reduce global poverty considerably. Yet the Aga Khan is still working round the clock to make our world a better place to live in. [Daily Nation] [Daily News]

KIKWETE AMPONGEZA AGA KHAN - 2007-08-20

2007, August 20:RAIS Jakaya Kikwete amesema serikali yake na watanzania wanathamini michango na miradi mbalimbali ya kijamii ambayo Kiongozi Mkuu wa Madhehebu ya Shia Ismailia Duniani, Mtukufu Karim Agha Khan amewekeza katika nchini. [Mwananchi Communication]

AGA KHAN ASIFU UVUMILIVU WA KIDINI NCHINI - 2007-08-20

2007, August 20:KIONGOZI mkuu wa madhehebu ya Shia Ismailia duniani, Karim Aga Khan, amesema serikali na Watanzania wanastahili pongezi kwa kuendeleza na kusimamia uhuru wa watu kuabudu kulingana na imani zao huku wakiishi kwa amani na utulivu. [Free Media]

H.H THE AGA KHAN UNVEILS Sh30 BILLION ARUSHA CAMPUS - 2007-08-21

Hazar Imam arrives in East Africa 2007-08-20

2007, August 21:The Aga Khan - the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims - has announced plans to build a major university campus in Arusha, Tanzania. He said the Sh30.1 billion ($450 million) complex will be developed over the next 15 years. [The Nation]

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]

SHEIN AKUTANA NA IMAM AGA KHAN - 2007-08-16

2007, August 16: Akizungumza na Makamu wa Rais Dk. Ali Mohamed Shein leo Ikulu Jijini Dar es salaam Imam Aga Khan amesema chuo hicho kitajengwa mkoani Arusha na kwamba kitakuwa cha aina yake katika Afrika kutokana na kuhusisha masomo ya taaluma muhimu pekee. [Kikwete Shein]

The Restoration of Forodhani Park - 2009-07-24

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2009, July 24: The restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar's historic stone town has been completed, thanks to a $2.4 million (over Sh3 billion) funding by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).The popular outing place, one of the attractive features in the Isles will be inaugurated later this month. The restoration project has transformed the historic park - one of the last open spaces in the densely populated world heritage site - and upgraded its social and recreational amenities.

H.H. The Aga Khan and President Amani Karume opened the Forodhani Park - 2009-07-30

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Heritage photo: 2009, July 30: Zanzibar, Tanzania - H.H. The Aga Khan and President Amani Karume opened the Forodhani Park. - The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar's Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC). [News] [Photo Galery]

REHABILITATION OF FORODHANI PARK - 2008-01-18

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2008, January 18: Zanzibar - The Aga Khan Trust for Culture will spend 2.6b/- for the rehabilitation of Forodhani park in Zanzibar's historical Stone Town. Prince Amyn Aga Khan said at the occasion that restoration of Forodhani park was part of Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC)'s long-term objective to revitalise the historical seafront of Stone Town. He said the rehabilitation was a major contribution to the social, cultural and economic development of the island, and that it should lead to its self-sustainability.

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Photo of prince Alykhan taken in 1930s in dar es salaam with scouts and volunteers outside jamat khana

ADDRESS BY MR. KAHAMA, OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF TANZANIA, AT THE OPENING OF THE I.P.S. BUILDING - 1970-11-12

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DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, AT 5 P.M. ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1970
Your Excellency,
Your Highness,
Honourable Ministers,
Your excellencies,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and gentlemen,

It is with the greatest pleasure that I rise to speak on this memorable occasion. For, it is an occasion when superlatives are not out of place; when congratulations are of the highest and sincerest level. And, looking up at this fine building, I might be permitted to add that it is an occasion when even 'tall storeys' are justified in every sense!

AGA KHAN AWARD SEMINAR FORMULATES NEW APPROACHES TO WORLDWIDE CRISIS IN HOUSING - 1988-10-16

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Zanzibar - venue for eleventh international Seminar
Rapid demographic growth and deteriorating economic conditions in rural areas are adding millions more people every year to the already overcrowded cities of the Third World.

A number of new approaches to the chronic shortage of housing that results were formulated at the international Seminar on the Architecture of Housing' that ended in Zanzibar, Tanzania on October 16, 1988.

SPEECH AT THE TAKHT NASHINI CEREMONY Dar-es-Salaam - 1957-10-19

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

I would like to begin this reply to your kind addresses by thanking the whole city of Dar-es-Salaam for the wonderful welcome given [to] me and the magnificent festivities which have marked this occasion.

On behalf of the community and myself, I would like to say a special word of thanks to His Excellency the Governor and to Lady Twining, to all their staff and specially to the police, who have looked after the huge crowds visiting the ceremony with such patience and cheerfulness.

H. H. The Aga Khans' VISIT TO MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL - 1988-10-11

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The School, established in 1967, is one of the leading private schools in Tanzania, providing education from Form I to Form VI to seven hundred students, and employing thirty four teachers.
The Aga Khan Mzizima School is a beneficiary of the Aga Khan Foundation supported 'School-Based Improvement Project'. The project activities include weekly workshops, conducted by education specialists, to develop teaching and learning materials. In addition to Mzizima School, three government and two private schools in Dar-es-Salaam have benefited from this Project.

New phase approved for Zanzibar English Language Programme - 1992-03-01

Since July 1989, AFK's education programme has been concerned with the integration of Zanzibar primary school children into secondary schools in which English is the medium of instruction. Although some English is taught in primary school, AFK became aware that the children's English was not at a sufficent level to carry out all their school work in English.

SPEECH AT THE DAR-ES-SALAAM CULTURAL SOCIETY - 1957-11-25

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Source: 
Speeches Book I,(1958) pp. 20-36, Paigham-e-Imamat, pp. 58-68

Mr President, Your Worship, Ladies and Gentlemen

I have been asked to speak to you about Harvard University and studies of the Middle East. This is a double-barrelled topic which would take many hours to exhaust, but I hope in my own small way to be able to point out how the research work done in today's most advanced universities has and, I believe, will continue to contribute to solving some of the area's thorniest problems.

AT UNVEILING OF PLAQUE LAUNCHING THE AGA KHAN HOSPITAL EXPANSION PROGRAMME AT DIAMOND JUBILEE HALL - 1982-11-25

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Honourable Minister,
Distinguished Guests,

Ladies and Gentlemen.

It gives me great pleasure to be here today for a ceremony which both celebrates the Silver Jubilee of my accession to the Imamat of the Ismaili Muslim Community and underlines the service we are providing to other communities in Tanzania. I am only sorry that 'Natural Causes' have caused the demise of the ceremony at the Aga Khan Hospital itself. Nonetheless it is good news that the Hospital is being extended because the demand for its outpatient services far outstrips present cap

TANGA: Ismaili Construction Legacy - 1963-08-09

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East Africa has a generations' old legacy of Ismaili community construction. Every town, and many villages, had at least one building: the Jamatkhana.
Tanga, right in the middle of the East African coastline epitomizes this brick & mortar heritage: Jamatkhanas, schools, rest house, club, family housing, condominiums for widows, cemetary. This is its chronicle.

Ismaili Settlement [see Map No. 1 and Map No. 2]

AGA KHAN ACADEMY TAKES OFF - 2005-03-17

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With its grand vision to produce students committed to social and national development, the Aga Khan Academy is set to become a reality in Tanzania as President Benjamin Mkapa lays the foundation stone on the site of the Academy today.

AGA KHAN OUTLINES EXPANDEDDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES FOR TANZANIA - 2001-08-20

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Consideration of the marine and maritime dimensions of Zanzibar's history and culture, broader tourism opportunities and major education projects were among the expanded development initiatives agreed by His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims during a three-day visit to Tanzania.


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