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Desmond Tutu develops new African leadership in Al Jazeera series

Desmond Tutu develops new African leadership in Al Jazeera series

A fresh generation of African leaders will be featured on new Al Jazeera English series Tutu’s Children, about the leadership programme Desmond Tutu leads.

Desmond Tutu turns 80, still strongly tackling authorities

Desmond Tutu turns 80, still strongly tackling authorities

(InformAfrica) — As Archbishop Desmond Tutu turns 80 on Friday, still skewering South Africa for falling short of its own democratic ideals, he told AFP in an interview that he wishes his rabble-rousing were not needed.

Tutu and Dalai Lama Criticize South Africa Over Visa Delay

Tutu and Dalai Lama Criticize South Africa Over Visa Delay

(InformAfrica) — South Africa’s failure to issue a visa to the Dalai Lama, or even respond to his repeated requests for one, was sharply criticized on Wednesday by the Dalai Lama and by Desmond Tutu, the former Archbishop of Capetown. The two men called the failure disrespectful.

Kenyans to sue Britain over Mau Mau uprising

Kenyans to sue Britain over Mau Mau uprising

(“InformAfrica”) — Four elderly Kenyans won court approval Thursday to sue the British government over the brutality they claim they suffered at the hands of the British army during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising.

Social justice at local scale takes courage, Tutu tells Marrickville mayor

Social justice at local scale takes courage, Tutu tells Marrickville mayor

The Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu has penned a letter of praise to Marrickville Council over its support for a boycott of Israel, almost two months after the policy was abandoned amid an angry political backlash. The Nobel peace prize recipient and critic of Israel wrote that he wanted to extend his respects to the mayor, […]