What can take place in a locked house with seven Rastafarians, two journalists and several portraits of Emperor Haile Selassie? A lesson on a "misunderstood" religion, for a start.
Rastafarianism - a Religion or a Misunderstood Way of Life?
Nation, 27 January 2019
Group says theirs is a religion like Christianity and Islam, with strict practices and beliefs, adding that not everyone sporting dreadlocks and chanting 'Jah' is a Rastafarian. Read more »
Members of the Rastafarian movement at Milimani Law Courts during the hearing of the case before Justice Chacha Mwita on January 29, 2019.
Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, in his study at the palace.
Rastafarians showcasing their accessories.
Look to the East - Haile Selassie and the Rastafari Movement
This is Africa, 5 November 2018
Yaw Adjei-Gyamfi explores the links between Emperor Haile Selassie and Rastafarians and considers why he remains a source of inspiration for Rastas all over the world. Read more »
Malawi Rastas Hold Demo - Schools Should Allow Pupils With Dreadlocks
Nyasa Times, 22 November 2018
Rastafarians in Malawi are intensifying their push for the government to lift its ban on students attending school wearing dreadlocks as they staged protests on Wednesday at the… Read more »
Rastafarian Student Back in Class With Turban as Case Continues
Nairobi News, 31 January 2019
Nairobi's Olympic High School has complied with orders requiring the school to allow a Form One student who was suspended over dreadlocks back to class. Read more »
High Praise From the Rastafarian Community After Concourt's Dagga Ruling
News24Wire, 18 September 2018
"Today Ras Prince conquered Goliath." Read more »
South Africa's Constitutional Court has found that the cultivation and possession of marijuana for personal use is no longer a criminal offence. Read more »
The festival is an international reggae event that celebrates the life and legacy of the late Bob Marley. Read more »
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