HISTORY HOT NEWS SOUTH AFRICA Archbishop Desmond Tutu is dead 3 weeks ago Samuel Post Views: 106 The South African Nobel Peace Prize winner, Desmond Tutu, is dead. His death was announced Sunday by the South African president’s office. Mr Tutu, an Anglican archbishop, died in Cape Town at the age of 90 The minister in the South African presidency, Mondli Gungubele, said in a statement that President Cyril Ramaphosa “expresses, on behalf of all South Africans, his profound sadness at the passing today, Sunday December 26, of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu”. “President Ramaphosa expresses his heartfelt condolences to MAM Leah Tutu, the Tutu family, the board and staff of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, the Elders and Nobel Laureate Group, and the friends, comrades and associates nationally and globally of the iconic spiritual leader, anti-apartheid activist and global human rights campaigner,” the minister said. Mr Tutu was an Anglican cleric and theologian, known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist. He was the Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then the Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position. “President Ramaphosa expresses his heartfelt condolences to MAM Leah Tutu, the Tutu family, the board and staff of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, the Elders and Nobel Laureate Group, and the friends, comrades and associates nationally and globally of the iconic spiritual leader, anti-apartheid activist and global human rights campaigner,” – the statement from Mr Ramaphosa’s office said. According to Mr Ramaphosa, the passing of Mr Tutu is another chapter of bereavement in the nation’s farewell to a generation of outstanding South Africans who bequeathed a liberated South Africa. “Desmond Tutu was a patriot without equal; a leader of principle and pragmatism who gave meaning to the biblical insight that faith without works is dead.” Mr Ramaphosa said the deceased “was a man of extraordinary intellect, integrity and invincibility against the forces of apartheid.” He said Mr Tutu was tender and vulnerable in his compassion for those who had suffered oppression, injustice and violence under apartheid, and oppressed and downtrodden people around the world. He said as the chairperson of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Mr Tutu articulated the “universal outrage at the ravages of apartheid and touchingly and profoundly demonstrated the depth of meaning of ubuntu, reconciliation and forgiveness.” SamuelI am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Archbishop, Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu, South Africa Continue Reading Previous Countries in Africa with the Best Betting LegislationNext Happy New Year to E-PLAYAFRICA readers More Stories ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Why Playtech is Still South Africa’s Favorite Slots Provider for 2022￼ 5 hours ago Iwo Bulski SOUTH AFRICA Online Gambling on the Rise among Young People in South Africa 3 days ago Szarlot ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Online gambling is terrible news for SA’s youth 3 days ago Samuel ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA South African Police Launch Investigation into Alleged Crypto Fraud 4 days ago Iwo Bulski BETTING SOUTH AFRICA SA’s favourite sports betting app 4 days ago Samuel HOT NEWS NIGERIA ONLINE Flutterwave Partner AfroSport Network to Broadcast AFCON 5 days ago Adeleye Awakan ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Industries that you should keep an eye on in South Africa 6 days ago Samuel CASINO HOT NEWS Advanced Roulette betting strategies. 1 week ago Samuel BETTING HOT NEWS African Cup of Nations 2022 Betting Guide 1 week ago Samuel BETTING SOUTH AFRICA Bet Your Way To A Winner 1 week ago Szarlot BETTING HOT NEWS Three things you may want to know before betting on the AFCON 1 week ago Samuel ALGERIA BETTING HOT NEWS Who are the most successful AFCON winners in history? 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.