Zimbabwe schools accept goats for tuition fees

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Zimbabwe’s new ‘goat economy’ now includes school fees Parents in Zimbabwe who cannot afford school fees can offer livestock such as goats or sheep as payment, a government minister has said. The country’s education minister Lazarus Dokora told the pro-government Sunday Mail newspaper that schools will have to show [...]

‘Larry the cat is not dead’ and other election reaction

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Twitter/@FakeNewsGen Social media users in the UK are reacting to Prime Minister Theresa May’s surprise announcement of a snap general election with memes – naturally. The election was scheduled to be held in 2020 but has now been called for 8 June, pending a parliamentary vote. Some said Mrs May had “deceived the [...]

Muslim teen reveals father’s response to removing hijab

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Twitter/@lxmyaa A Muslim father’s unwavering support for his teenage daughter if she chose to not wear a hijab has grabbed online attention. Lamyaa, 17, in Pennsylvania, US tweeted a screengrab of a conversation with her father in Saudi Arabia who said he would support her “no matter what” after she told him she [...]