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In Conversation with Sultan Allana
In Conversation with Sultan Allana
16 May 2024

In an exclusive interview with The Ismaili TV, Sultan Allana, Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), shares the depth of AKFED's strategic vision and its practical implications for the lives of people in the developing world.

In Conversation with Professor Zayn Kassam
In Conversation with Professor Zayn Kassam
13 May 2024

In case you missed it last month, Professor Zayn Kassam, Director of The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS), joined us for an exclusive interview with The Ismaili TV. She talked about her journey in academia and offered her insights on the multifaceted role and mandate of the IIS.

Castelo Branco’s Mayor bestows upon Prince Amyn the city’s gold medal.
Castelo Branco’s Mayor bestows upon Prince Amyn the city’s gold medal.
Prince Amyn awarded Castelo Branco's Gold Medal
Prince Amyn awarded Castelo Branco's Gold Medal
10 May 2024

Prince Amyn was yesterday honoured with the gold medal of Castelo Branco in recognition of his efforts to promote arts and culture in Portugal and around the world.

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Princess Zahra and the Honourable Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister of Tanzania.
Princess Zahra and the Honourable Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister of Tanzania.
Princess Zahra meets with the Prime Minister of Tanzania
Princess Zahra meets with the Prime Minister of Tanzania
2 May 2024

This morning Princess Zahra met with the Prime Minister of Tanzania, the Honourable Kassim Majaliwa, at his office in Mlimwa, Dodoma.

The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.
The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.
New Cancer Care Centre is a source of hope for Tanzania
New Cancer Care Centre is a source of hope for Tanzania
1 May 2024

Princess Zahra today joined guests and supporters to celebrate the inauguration of a new Cancer Care Centre at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam. The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.

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Video: The Ismaili Update - Dar es Salaam
1 May 2024

Join host Shamya Jaffer for the latest episode of The Ismaili Update, coming to you from the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, where Princess Zahra today attended the inauguration of a new Cancer Care Centre. With its world-class facilities, the Centre will help pave the way toward a healthier, brighter future for Tanzania and its people.

The Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam is managed by Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), which has been operating in Tanzania since the 1920s.
The Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam is managed by Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), which has been operating in Tanzania since the 1920s.
Princess Zahra to preside over opening of Cancer Care Centre in Tanzania
Princess Zahra to preside over opening of Cancer Care Centre in Tanzania
30 April 2024

Princess Zahra will deliver remarks tomorrow at the inauguration of a Cancer Care Centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam. Join us live from Tanzania to learn how AKDN is helping to improve the quality of healthcare in East Africa.

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Video: The Ismaili Update - April recap
29 April 2024

Join host Asma Gowani for the April edition of The Ismaili Update, as we look back at some of the exciting stories from the worldwide Jamat over the past month.

(L to R): Their Excellencies Presidents José Maria Neves of Cabo Verde, Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea-Bissau, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, Prince Rahim, Prince Aly Muhammad, Carlos Manuel Vila Nova of Sao Tome and Principe, José Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste, and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal.
(L to R): Their Excellencies Presidents José Maria Neves of Cabo Verde, Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea-Bissau, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, Prince Rahim, Prince Aly Muhammad, Carlos Manuel Vila Nova of Sao Tome and Principe, José Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste, and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal.
Lusophone Presidents welcomed at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat
Lusophone Presidents welcomed at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat
24 April 2024

Heads of State from the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) were hosted yesterday at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat. Prince Rahim and Prince Aly Muhammad welcomed Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and leaders from other Lusophone countries.  |  Em português

A tiny idea with big potential
A tiny idea with big potential
21 April 2024

Across cities in parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe, a green revolution is sprouting—one that promises hope for the natural environment and local communities. This Earth Day, let’s take a look at microforests, and their potential to transform urban centres.

Prince Rahim receives Mr Goodale’s credentials on behalf of Mawlana Hazar Imam.
Prince Rahim receives Mr Goodale’s credentials on behalf of Mawlana Hazar Imam.
New Representative of Canada to the Ismaili Imamat presents credentials
New Representative of Canada to the Ismaili Imamat presents credentials
21 April 2024

Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat, His Excellency Ralph Goodale, presented his credentials today at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat.

There are more than 150 million people active in the gig economy in North America and Western Europe.
There are more than 150 million people active in the gig economy in North America and Western Europe.
What is the Gig Economy?
What is the Gig Economy?
16 April 2024

Ever wondered what links Airbnb hosts, personal tutors, and dog walkers? They are all part of the so-called “gig economy.” If you’ve ever taken an Uber ride or bought something from Etsy, you’ve also participated in this economy. Read on to learn how such trends are changing the way people work and live.

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