Tutus commend Thuli

2014-03-20 22:24

The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has commended Public Protector Thuli Madonsela for her courage in reporting on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

Israel reminds me of apartheid - Tutu

2014-03-10 08:39

The racially segregated roads and housing in Israel was a reminder of the conditions experienced in South Africa during apartheid, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

Tribute paid to Nelson Mandela in London

2014-03-03 22:15

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Prince Harry were among the guests at a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela in London.

Zuma chuckles as opposition blasts him

2014-02-18 23:34

President Jacob Zuma has been seen chuckling as opposition MPs told him he'd failed to match up to his predecessors, Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela.

US slams Nigerian anti-gay law

2014-01-14 10:15

The US has criticised Nigeria for approving a law that punishes same-sex marriage with prison, saying the move would curtail basic human rights.

Tutu arrives in Mthatha for Mandela funeral

2013-12-15 07:04

Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu has arrived in Mthatha with Minister in Presidency Trevor Manuel to attend the funeral of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, eNCA has twitted.

Tutu didn't know he was invited to funeral

2013-12-14 15:29

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he cancelled his flight to the Eastern Cape to attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral after he received no indication that his name was on the guest list.

Presidency: Tutu definitely invited to funeral

2013-12-14 12:53

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj says he has been "taken aback" by the news that Desmond Tutu was not attending Nelson Mandela's funeral, adding that that he was "definitely" invited.

Tutu home burgled during Mandela memorial

2013-12-11 15:25

Burglars have broken into the home of Desmond Tutu while he was in Soweto to speak at Nelson Mandela's memorial.

Tutu: Mandela was a magician

2013-12-09 21:42

Nelson Mandela was like a "magician" who conjured a united nation out of a country teetering on the brink of war, South African Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has said.

Tutu chokes up over Tata

2013-12-06 16:03

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu struggled to hold back tears as he bid farewell to his friend Nelson Mandela at a press conference.

South Africans mourn, celebrate Mandela

2013-12-06 09:13

As the news of Nelson Mandela's death spreads across South Africa, mourners have gathered outside his homes to remember him and celebrate his colossal life.

Desmond Tutu prays for Mandela family

2013-12-06 03:03

Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu has extended his condolences to the Mandela family, as well as his thanks to them for sharing Nelson Mandela with South Africa and the world.

Tutu, others warn of 'assault on democracy'

2013-11-27 11:52

Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu and more than 80 other prominent South Africans have warned that a spate of violent protests constitute an "assault on democracy".

Tutu wants Palestinian prisoners freed

2013-10-27 16:14

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has thrown his support behind the campaign calling for the release of imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouthi and other Palestinian political prisoners.

Africa to review ICC participation

2013-10-08 19:23

African countries are set to meet this month to assess their continued involvement in the International Criminal Court.

Annan defends International Criminal Court

2013-10-08 07:47

If African victims could get justice in their own countries, there would be no need for the International Criminal Court, former UN secretary general Kofi Annan says.

Birthday wishes for Desmond Tutu

2013-10-07 14:49

President Jacob Zuma has wished good health and a long life to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who is celebrating his 82nd birthday.

Ex-UN chief to give Tutu birthday lecture

2013-09-20 17:56

Desmond Tutu will celebrate his 82nd birthday next month with a series of charitable events, and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is set to deliver his annual peace lecture.

ANC parts ways 'amicably' with Matomela

2013-08-26 14:50

The Eastern Cape ANC has parted "amicably" with senior provincial leader Mkhangeli Matomela who said the party was part of a global “antichrist”.

SA focuses 'intensely' on bad - Tutu

2013-08-22 07:09

South Africans focus too intensely on what is bad, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.


21 Icons – Desmond Tutu

2013-08-12 13:41

Photographer and filmmaker Adrian Steirn's 21 Icons project features interviews with 21 of South Africa's biggest influences. Watch the short film on Desmond Tutu.

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Meshoe slams Tutu over 'homophobic God'

2013-07-31 08:41

ACDP leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe has criticised Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu for his "homophobic God" statement, saying he should "keep his unbelief to himself".

Stop discrimination against gays - Tutu

2013-07-26 14:33

South Africa should reject discrimination against sexual orientation as it has done with racism, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

Tutu visits Madiba

2013-07-19 22:49

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has visited former president Nelson Mandela in the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria.


Tutu condemns violence against children

2014-03-18 22:32

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu says the high number of children falling victim to gang violence and sexual abuse in the Western Cape is a severe indictment on the country.

Desmond Tutu urges US to shelve Keystone

2014-03-10 07:43

South Africa's peace icon Desmond Tutu has urged the US to reject Canada's Keystone XL pipeline, saying the "carbon bomb" would upend the US role fighting climate change.

Tutu warns Uganda not to 'legislate against love'

2014-02-23 19:12

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has warned that Uganda's controversial anti-gay law recalled sinister attempts by the Nazi and apartheid regimes to "legislate against love".

The Born-Frees aren't really born free

2014-01-23 09:04

South Africans who are labelled as 'previously disadvantaged' are still being left behind, and therefore the youth are not born free, says Esethu Hasane.

Intervene to stop initiation problem - Tutu

2014-01-08 20:51

The mutilation and deaths of young South Africans in manhood rituals require urgent intervention, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

Tutu: I will go to Qunu

2013-12-14 21:01

The office of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has announced that he will, after all, attend the burial of former president Nelson Mandela.

Mandela en route to Eastern Cape

2013-12-14 13:16

Former president Nelson Mandela is on his final journey home to Qunu in the Eastern Cape after an air force plane carrying his casket took off from Pretoria, where tens of thousands of mourners have viewed him lying in state this week.

Tutu not going to Mandela's funeral in Qunu

2013-12-14 08:22

The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has declined to comment on why Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will not attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral in Qunu.

Tutu reprimands Mandela memorial crowd

2013-12-10 16:46

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has reprimanded the crowd at the memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium, in Soweto.

SA prepares for emotional Mandela funeral

2013-12-07 15:23

South Africa is preparing a sweeping, emotional 10-day farewell to Nelson Mandela – a funeral that will draw an unprecedented gathering of world leaders and luminaries.

World bows in respect to Mandela

2013-12-06 11:53

The death of former president Nelson Mandela has unleashed a heartfelt chorus of awed respect from across the worlds of politics, religion, sport and culture.

World unites in grief, celebration for Mandela

2013-12-06 05:34

The world has united in grief and in celebration of the life of former president Nelson Mandela, who died at his home in Johannesburg.

De Lille criticised for Mandela gesture

2013-11-27 19:00

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been criticised by political opponents for encouraging people to mark the holiday season by writing personal messages to former president Nelson Mandela.

Commandos seize Greenpeace ship - Footage released

2013-11-11 08:41

Greenpeace has released close-up footage of the moment Russian commandos boarded the Arctic Sunrise campaign boat and detained the crew at gun point.

Tutu calls on African leaders not to kill ICC

2013-10-09 23:02

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu has warned African leaders against leaving the International Criminal Court, saying it would leave the world a "more dangerous place".


Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has spoken about the role of the ICC and terrorist threats in Africa at Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture in Cape Town.

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Tutu sorry for God

2013-10-07 23:31

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he "felt sorry for God" as he celebrated his 82nd birthday.

Send books not guns, Malala pleads at UN

2013-09-26 10:55

With a maturity that belies her tender years, Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education stood by world leaders calling for books not guns.

Tutu: Syria, Egypt need new intervention

2013-08-29 07:19

The crises in Syria and Egypt require human, and not military intervention, as we must avoid further bloodshed, says Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

Ex member: ANC is part of antichrist

2013-08-24 14:34

A former senior Eastern Cape ANC leader has formed a new political party and said the governing party was “part of the antichrist” along with Desmond Tutu and the SA Council of Churches.

Tutu: Undermining women hurts SA

2013-08-20 14:25

The Desmond and Leah Tutu and Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert foundations have joined forces to focus on the implementation of gender reconciliation.

Twitter gags Tutu account

2013-08-08 14:39

The official Twitter account of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has been suspended for "aggressive following" behaviour.

Zuma gets smart ID

2013-07-30 19:04

President Jacob Zuma has received his smart card ID from the home affairs department in Pretoria.

Desmond Tutu gets Smart ID

2013-07-25 13:27

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been received his ID smartcard and described it as a "great honour".


67 minutes for Mandela Day

2013-07-18 10:14

Leaders and influential figures like the Dalai Lama and Richard Branson have pledged the world to give 67 minutes of their time for Nelson Mandela Day. Watch.

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