ARTICLES RELATING TO DESMOND TUTU

Tutu: Fight against HIV/Aids not over

2014-11-04 21:17

The HIV/Aids epidemic in South Africa is not over and people need to recommit themselves to eradicating the virus, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has said.

De Lille: SA Nobel Peace summit suspended

2014-10-02 15:53
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The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates has been suspended because of the Dalai Lama visa issue, city Mayor Patricia de Lille has announced.

Tutu gives govt a tongue lashing over Dalai Lama

2014-10-01 22:20
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Nobel Peace Laureate and Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has lashed out at the government for "kowtowing" to China by barring the Dalai Lama from attending a global summit of fellow prizewinners in Cape Town.

SA Nobel Peace summit cancelled - reports

2014-10-01 14:10
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The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Cape Town has been cancelled after more laureates pulled out of the event to protest the government's refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa, according to reports.

Tutu urges Norway to forgive Breivik

2014-09-22 22:28
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, the worst criminal in the nation's recent history.

Jewish Report apologises to Tutu

2014-09-12 21:06

The SA Jewish Report has apologised to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu for an opinion piece which compared him to Hitler.

Politicians: Govt must come clean on Dalai Lama

2014-09-04 19:34

Politicians want to know why Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has repeatedly been denied entry to South Africa and say it’s time for the South African government to “come clean”.

Let Madonsela do her work - Tutu

2014-08-29 05:40
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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu have appealed for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to be left alone to do her work.

Campaign for assisted suicide heads to ConCourt

2014-08-21 05:00

Campaign group Dignity SA has revealed plans to take the debate over legalising assisted suicide to the Constitutional Court. News24 finds out more.

Support for Palestine is just - Tutu

2014-08-15 20:51

The pursuit of justice for the people of Palestine is a righteous cause that the people of Israel should support, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

Tutu: Suspend Israeli architects

2014-08-07 20:38
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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called for the suspension of the Israeli Architects' Association from an international architectural body.

Tutu: Gaza a human rights issue

2014-07-18 17:00

The escalated conflict between Israel and Palestine is the result of a void in global leadership, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

Prolonging life at any cost?

2014-07-15 09:53

Following Desmond Tutu's comments about assisted dying, and that Nelson Mandela's prolonged death was an affront to his dignity, News24 takes a look at the debate.

Tutu in favour of assisted dying

2014-07-13 17:12
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Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu - while emphasising that it is not the church's opinion, but his own - has come out in support of assisted dying.

Tutu leads Swaziland pro-democracy crusade

2014-06-06 13:44

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu and a raft of human rights organisations have signed an open letter demanding reforms from Swaziland’s King Mswati III, denouncing arbitrary arrests and prosecutions.

After late start, millions queue

2014-05-07 17:04

After a slow start, millions of voters queued from Marikana's mining settlements to the country's leafy suburbs in the first national elections since Nelson Mandela died.

Peaceful poll a blessing - Tutu

2014-05-07 12:17

South Africans must be thankful they can vote peacefully, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said as he cast his vote.

Zuma urges Tutu to stay out of politics

2014-05-05 20:18
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President Jacob Zuma has hit back at Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu for his criticism of the ANC two days before general polls.

Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuke-armed powers

2014-04-24 13:53

The Marshall Islands is suing the world's 9 nuclear-armed powers, demanding disarmament action and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law.

CAR on the brink of genocide: Tutu

2014-04-20 14:30

The Central African Republic is on the brink of genocide and the power now lies with its citizens to end the political turmoil, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has said.

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
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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".

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.

 

Malala wins Children's Nobel Prize

2014-10-28 18:23

Teen education advocate Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan has been named the winner of the World's Children's Prize, sometimes called the Children's Nobel Prize.

De Lille to give update on Nobel Summit

2014-10-02 05:58

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will make an announcement relating to the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be held in the city.

Nobel laureate shocked by Tutu's silence

2014-10-01 17:38

Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi say she is shocked that Archbishop Desmond Tutu has remained silent on SA’s refusal to give the Dalai Lama a visa to attend a peace conference.

Tutu: Support Hong Kong protesters

2014-10-01 08:41

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called on all who believe in democracy to support the people of Hong Kong in their protests.

14 Nobel Laureates urge Zuma to give Dalai Lama visa

2014-09-15 16:39
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Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates have asked President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after he was forced to abandon a trip to the country.

Govt disingenuous about Dalai Lama visit

2014-09-05 15:33
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The government is being disingenuous about the Dalai Lama's visa for entry to South Africa, says Cape Town's mayor.

Dalai Lama denied visa to SA for a third time

2014-09-04 08:49
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For a third time in five years the Dalai Lama has been denied a visa to South Africa to attend a Nobel Peace Laureates summit and other laureates say they will also not attend in protest.

Tutu wants more black Boks

2014-08-22 13:30
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Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says SA deserves to have a Springbok team representative of its rainbow nation.

Tutu mourns anti-apartheid bishop

2014-08-18 15:52

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has described the late Bishop David Russell as an “outstanding” stalwart.”

Tutu Foundation to lease 200-year-old building

2014-08-11 21:11

The Desmond and Leah Tutu Foundation Centre appears set to obtain a nominal lease on one of Cape Town's architectural masterpieces, the 200-year-old Granary building in Buitenkant Street.

Don't forget South Sudan, Tutu urges

2014-07-31 14:33

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu has urged world leaders focused on conflict in the Middle East and Ukraine not to forget the "ghastly suffering" in South Sudan.

Mandela looking down from heaven - Tutu

2014-07-18 14:05

Former president Nelson Mandela is looking down from heaven at the things people are doing to celebrate his legacy on Mandela Day, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

CDP: Tutu a friend of Satan

2014-07-14 14:39
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Jesus Christ would not have approved of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's support for assisted suicide for the terminally ill and would have called Tutu ‘a son of Satan’, says the Christian Democratic Party.

Palestinian, Israeli leaders behaving like children - Tutu

2014-07-10 05:00

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has urged citizens of both Palestine and Israel to stand up and say enough is enough.

ANC ahead in early poll count

2014-05-08 08:12

With more than 20% of votes counted in South Africa's landmark general election, the ruling ANC appears set to win a fifth consecutive term in office, but with a significantly reduced margin.

Nearly 2 500 voting stations open late

2014-05-07 14:57

The IEC says a total of 2 449 voting stations experienced delays in opening because of, among others, staff arriving late and voting materials being delivered late.

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Tutu: I'm glad Mandela is dead

2014-04-26 22:28
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu is glad former president Nelson Mandela and other freedom fighters are not alive to witness the slow pace of transformation in South Africa, a report says.

Don't be voting cattle, warns Tutu

2014-04-23 20:48
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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has warned South Africans to think carefully before they cast their ballots on 7 May.

Tutus commend Thuli

2014-03-20 22:24
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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
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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
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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.

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

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