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The Aga Khan Band Mombasa at the opening of the 2017 Africa Unity Games.

The first ever all-Africa Unity Games commenced with energy, excitement and fanfare at Mombasa’s Aga Khan Academy. The Kenyan and Ismaili flags, along with the Aga Khan Band Mombasa, led a procession of athletes representing 11 teams.

Ismailis from the Malagasy Republic arrive in Mombasa for the Africa-wide Unity Games, which will run from 13 - 16 April 2017. Ismaili Council for Kenya

Between 13 – 16 April, more than 700 Ismaili athletes from all over Africa will compete in 19 sports, and will be cheered on by hundreds of fans travelling to Mombasa from their home countries. The Unity Games will also host a series of non-sporting events, bringing the community together as one united African Jamat.

Team Tajikistan, whose oldest competing athlete is 74 years old, enters the Opening Ceremony at the Jubilee Games. JG/Nausheen Khuwaja

On 23 July 2016, thousands of Jamati members from around the world gathered at the Dubai World Trade Centre to mark the official opening of the 2016 Jubilee Games in Dubai, UAE.

Following the signing of the Agreement of Cooperation between the State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat, Mawlana Hazar Imam and Governor Quinn hold up the agreement documents for all to witness.

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited Chicago on 4 November 2011, where he and Illinois State Governor Patrick Quinn signed an Agreement of Cooperation between the State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat.

On 2 November 2009, Mawlana Hazar Imam traveled to Sacramento where he and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a landmark Agreement of Cooperation between the Ismaili Imamat and the State of California.