On New Year’s Day in Cape Town, family, friends, and dignitaries gathered for Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s solemn state funeral.
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Desmond Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. Also check out our section on Political Dissidents and our articles on Nelson Mandela, South Africa, or for all of Africa.
Flags are flying at half staff this week as South Africa prepares to bid farewell to anti-apartheid crusader Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Kofi Annan,one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats,a symbol of the United Nations who was the first black African SG of the world body, has died.
A National Peace and Reconciliation Commission. For a long time, this is what the people of Zimbabwe have been clamoring for in the hope that a convergence would provide the much-needed fillip for forgiveness and healing.
UN 2013 Human Rights Prizes awarded to outstanding activists working across the globe for charity
Nelson Mandela remembered, led South Africa to democracy and retired as President after one term
Next year’s election in South Africa politics marks 20 years of democracy and apartheid collapse
Former anti-apartheid activist Desmond Tutu has made Gay Rights in Africa a personal quest equal to his quest against racism
ANP has new South African political competition from organization of famed anti-apartheid activist
Even stricken youth of South Africa have deep reverence as Nelson Mandela still influential leader