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More than 730 students graduated as part of AKU's class of 2023.
More than 730 students graduated as part of AKU's class of 2023.
AKU convocation inspires next generation of leaders
AKU convocation inspires next generation of leaders
16 February 2024

More than 730 students in four countries graduated from the Aga Khan University (AKU) on Saturday at ceremonies attended by Princess Zahra, and watched in-person and online by the University’s supporters around the world.

Princess Zahra greets Kenya's President, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi.
Princess Zahra greets Kenya's President, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi.
Princess Zahra meets with Kenya’s President and First Lady
Princess Zahra meets with Kenya’s President and First Lady
15 February 2024

Princess Zahra today met with the First Lady of Kenya, Her Excellency Rachel Ruto, at the Serena Hotel Nairobi, and later called on the President of the Republic, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi.

Princess Zahra to preside over global AKU convocation in Nairobi
Princess Zahra to preside over global AKU convocation in Nairobi
15 February 2024

The Aga Khan University will host a Global Convocation ceremony on Saturday 17 February, bringing together its graduating classes in Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, and the UK. The event will include an address by Princess Zahra, and will appear live on The Ismaili TV.

TIU Kenya 1

Video: The Ismaili Update - Kenya, episode 1
15 February 2024

Join host Alykhan Peermohamed from Nairobi for part 1 of The Ismaili Update: Kenya. Along with details of Princess Zahra’s first day in Kenya, we go behind the scenes of Saturday’s convocation ceremony at the Aga Khan University.

The folio depicts several angels, along with Buraq, the winged horse the holy Prophet is said to have ridden on Mi’raj.
The folio depicts several angels, along with Buraq, the winged horse the holy Prophet is said to have ridden on Mi’raj.
Mi‘raj — The night journey
Mi‘raj — The night journey
6 February 2024

This week, Ismailis around the world join many of their brothers and sisters in the wider Muslim Ummah in observing Mi‘raj. Esoteric interpretations of Islam tend to emphasise the spiritual significance of Mi‘raj, which is seen as a symbol of the journey of the soul, and the human potential to rise above the trappings of material life.

WIB Mi'raj

Video: What is Mi'raj?
6 February 2024

The latest video in our What Ismailis Believe series explains the significance of Mi'raj - the night journey of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his progeny).

Prince Rahim and Ajay Banga, President of the World Bank.
Prince Rahim and Ajay Banga, President of the World Bank.
Prince Rahim meets World Bank President
Prince Rahim meets World Bank President
5 February 2024

Prince Rahim today met the President of the World Bank, Ajay Banga, at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington, DC.

Aqeedat

Music video: Aqeedat
5 February 2024

On the occasion of Mi'raj, the Ismaili presents Aqeedat performed by Taufiq Karmali. The song is a naat, sung in praise of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his progeny).

Apply today to feature on 4Chais, a new show being produced for The Ismaili TV.
Apply today to feature on 4Chais, a new show being produced for The Ismaili TV.
Join us for chai?
Join us for chai?
30 January 2024

An exciting new show on The Ismaili TV, 4Chais, invites you to feature in a global gathering like no other.

Clockwise from top-left: Zainub Verjee, Naguib Kheraj, Nurjehan Aziz Vassanji, and Salim Janmohamed.
Clockwise from top-left: Zainub Verjee, Naguib Kheraj, Nurjehan Aziz Vassanji, and Salim Janmohamed.
Four Ismailis awarded honours
Four Ismailis awarded honours
30 January 2024

This year’s New Years Honours lists in the UK and Canada featured four Ismailis who were awarded titles and orders of chivalry for their generosity and services to others.

TIU Jan 24

Video: The Ismaili Update - January recap
30 January 2024

Join us for the first episode of The Ismaili Update for this year, as we look back at the stories from the worldwide Jamat during the month of January.

Eshan Lakhani started playing professional-level drums at six years of age.
Eshan Lakhani started playing professional-level drums at six years of age.
From Melbourne to the main stage
From Melbourne to the main stage
28 January 2024

Meet Eshan Lakhani, a young, passionate musician from Australia who turned the mundane beat of pots and pans into a symphony of inspiration.

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