Pregnant pupil ban
NAIROBI: Tanzanian President John Magufuli has rejected activists’ calls for the government to allow pregnant students to attend state schools, saying it was “immoral” for young girls to be sexually active.
Activists have stepped up calls in recent years for the ban to be scrapped, saying expelled teenagers face widespread stigma, the possibility of being forced into early marriage and the challenge of providing for themselves and their babies.
BRUSSELS: European Council president Donald Tusk said yesterday the offer UK Prime Minister Theresa May presented to other EU leaders for safeguarding expatriates’ rights after Brexit was “below expectations”.
“Citizens’ rights are the number one priority for the EU 27 and we have made our position clear. We want to ensure the full rights for EU and UK citizens after Brexit,” Tusk said after talks in Brussels where May outlined a plan.