Malawi's Rastafarians celebrate court ruling but dread other 'locks'

Dreadlocks are making headlines in Malawi after a landmark court ruling forced schools to accept children wearing rastafarian headdresses.

Despite the lack of legislation on hair length or hairstyles, children in Malawi have long been banned from wearing dreadlocks in public schools. For Rastafarians, this verdict is a vote of confidence in their culture.

An adherent of the culture,' Limbani Selemani, is happy over the court's decision but bemoans existing challenges: "After education, what t…

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