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Apr 02, 2018
Winnie Mandela dies at 81: South Africa's flawed heroine was known as much for controversial past as activismWinnie Madikizela-Mandela's marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as "the mother of the nation", but her past was littered with dark controversies
Feb 16, 2018
Oxfam sex scandal: Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as British charity's global ambassadorRetired archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu announced on Thursday that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxfam
Sep 08, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Desmond Tutu criticises Aung San Suu Kyi over Myanmar's ill-treatment of Muslim minoritySouth Africa's outspoken Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Thursday castigated Aung San Suu Kyi over the Myanmar government's treatment of its Rohingya Muslims and urged her to intervene in the crisis.
Jul 13, 2017
Dalai Lama's visit to Botswana in August risk may strain ties with ChinaThe Dalai Lama will visit Botswana in August and meet with President Ian Khama, Botswana officials confirmed, in a trip likely to anger China, a key investor across Africa and its largest trade partner.
Dec 10, 2014
South Africa: Desmond Tutu to begin treatment for prostate cancerTutu's daughter and the foundation's director, Mpho Tutu, said her 83-year-old father had planned to attend a meeting of Nobel Peace Prize laureates in Rome this week.
Oct 03, 2014
Cape Town mayor cancels Nobel summit after South Africa refuses Dalai Lama a visaThe mayor of Cape Town called off the city's annual summit of Nobel Peace Prize winners to protest the South African government's refusal to issue a visa to the Dalai Lama
Sep 26, 2014
Indian-origin teenager nominated for International Children's Peace PrizeAn Indian origin girl is among three children who have been nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize 2014.
Sep 04, 2014
South Africa denies Dalai Lama's visa againThis is the third time in five years the Dalai Lama has been refused a South African visa.
Dec 15, 2013
No invitation sent to Desmond Tutu for Mandela funeral: SA governmentThe South African government confirmed Saturday that it did not send any invitation to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu to attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral, as it did not send any invitation to anybody.
Dec 14, 2013
Mandela burial: Close friend Desmond Tutu alleges he wasn't invited"Much as I would have loved to attend the service to say a final farewell to someone I loved and treasured, it would have been disrespectful to Tata to gatecrash what was billed as a private family funeral," Tutu said.