Articles tagged 'desmond tutu'

Civic leaders, MPs flee govt terror 21 January 2019 HARARE - Dozens of MDC officials and civic society leaders have gone into hiding as there is no let up by government against pro-democracy and political activists it accuses of being part of last week's crippling strike. Despite the withering criticism of  government by the international  comm...
Sadc urged to intervene in Zim 25 August 2016 HARARE - Sadc must intervene in the escalating Zimbabwean crisis and facilitate a smooth transition of power in the country, a group of international elders — Graca Machel, Kofi Annan and Desmond Tutu — have urged. The elders said “Zimbabwe is on the verge of an important transition which, if ...
Tutu back in hospital 25 August 2016 JOHANNESBURG - Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital on Wednesday "for treatment to a recurring infection," according to a statement from his family. The 84-year-old archbishop will remain in the hospital for one or two weeks, according to his family's statement. The...
Tutu to stay second night in hospital 15 July 2015 CAPE TOWN - South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu will spend a second night in hospital for treatment of a "persistent infection", his family says. Archbishop Tutu thanked "everyone who had sent love and prayers" since his admission to hospital in Cape Town, his daughter Reverend Mpho Tutu sa...
Desmond Tutu says Blair, Bush should be 'made to answer' for Iraq 3 September 2012 JOHANNESBURG - South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Sunday that Tony Blair and George W. Bush should be "made to answer" at the International Criminal Court for their actions around the Iraq war. Writing in an op-ed published by The Observer newspaper, the Nobel laureate accused the former ...