Desmond Tutu 'doing well' after surgery

2011-12-12 11:17
Cape Town - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is doing well after undergoing surgery last week, the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre said on Monday.

"He had an elective surgical procedure on Friday and he's fine," said spokesperson Roger Friedman.

"He could be released this afternoon though his family is quite keen for him to spend another night in hospital."

Friedman declined to disclose the nature of the operation but said there was no cause for serious concern for the popular cleric, who battled prostate cancer in the late 1990s.

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