SABC News - Desmond Tutu


Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa opens its doors

Friday 22 September 2017 21:41

The largest museum dedicated to contemporary Art from Africa has officially opened its doors to the public in Cape Town.


Tutu speaks out on plight of the Muslim minority in Myanmar

Friday 8 September 2017 05:48

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has broken his silence on the plight of the muslim minority, Rohingya in Myanmar.


Robinson expresses concern about current situation in South Africa  

Tuesday 9 May 2017 21:48

A leading member of The Elders has expressed her concern that the political and economic situation in South Africa was very worrying and causing considerable concern.


The initiative is spearheaded by former Presidents Thabo Mbeki, F.W De Klerk , Mlambo Ngcuka.
New National Foundations Dialogue to address SA's political crisis

Tuesday 2 May 2017 21:23

Former Presidents Mbeki and De Klerk will officially launch National Foundations Dialogue Initiative in Johannesburg on Friday which is aimed at addressing the country’s political crisis.


The Freedom Movement's Prince Mashele and Catherine Constantinides says they will converge at Freedom Park on Freedom Day.
Freedom Movement urges pressure on Zuma to step down

Friday 21 April 2017 10:01

The Freedom Movement has called on all South Africans to rally together in a call to remove President Jacob Zuma.


Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada is to be buried today at the Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg.
Kathrada praised for humility and humanity

Tuesday 28 March 2017 08:35

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has praised ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada as a champion of non-racial justice.


Home Affairs building named in honour of Tutu

Friday 17 February 2017 12:07

The Department of Home Affairs will be re-launching its Marabastad offices.


President Zuma will deliver the party's January 8 Statement on Sunday at Orlando Stadium.
Don't lose faith in the ANC: Zuma

Saturday 7 January 2017 09:05

President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans not to lose faith in the African National Congress. President Zuma addressed crowds in Soweto on Friday.


The Tutu – Then and Now exhibition, currently on at St Paul’s Chapel on Wall Street, New York, runs until December 18th.
NY exhibition captures Arch Tutu, Then and Now

Thursday 15 December 2016 09:08

A photo exhibition in New York speaks to the iconic legacy of the Arch, allowing a visual understanding of his critical role in shaping not only South Africa but the rest of the world.


An exhibition in New York explores the life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Tutu photography exhibition launched in New York

Friday 9 December 2016 07:53

An exhibition on the life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, spanning a period of over 30 years, has been launched in New York City.


The exhibition pays tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah's lifelong commitment to human dignity.
Art exhibition pays tribute to Tutu

Monday 28 November 2016 07:45

An art exhibition with a difference is on display at the Stellenbosch University Museum.  


Many join in Tutu's 85th birthday celebrations

Friday 7 October 2016 19:21

In celebration of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 85th birthday on Friday, cupcakes were handed out to the public at the Company Garden’s in Cape Town.


The Ubuntutu, Legacy of Love and Action exhibition was launched by the Archbishop's daughter, Mpho Tutu.
Quilt exhibition pays tribute to Tutu family in Cape Town

Monday 3 October 2016 15:51

A quilt exhibition paying tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah has been launched in Cape Town.


Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth believes that the Anglican Church will fully accept same-sex unions one day.
Tutu van Furth hopeful for same-sex unions in Anglican Church

Saturday 1 October 2016 20:36

Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth says she strongly believes that the Anglican Church will fully accept same-sex civil unions one day.


ANCWL wishes Madikizela-Mandela a happy birthday

Sunday 25 September 2016 14:31

African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) president, Bathabile Dlamini, has sent well wishes to ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who will turn 80 on Monday.


Tutu’s family grateful for support

Wednesday 21 September 2016 08:27

The Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's family members have expressed their gratitude for the support and prayers they have received from the public as he remains hospitalised.


Cyril Ramaphosa attended a Eucharist service in Desmond Tutu's ward with the archbishop's family.
Ramaphosa visits Tutu at Cape Town hospital

Tuesday 20 September 2016 13:56

The Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has visited the Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu at a Cape Town hospital.


Sanef says they will look for an appropriate course of action to take against such fake news sites.
Sanef condemns fake news sites

Tuesday 20 September 2016 12:17

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) says it has noticed an alarming trend by fake news websites that publish inaccurate information under the guise of news.


Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital on Wednesday after a successful surgery to treat recurring infections that have afflicted him.
Archbishop Emeritus Tutu back in hospital

Saturday 17 September 2016 12:24

Cleric and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu was readmitted to hospital on Saturday to treat an infection following a surgery last week, his family said.


Tutu discharged from hospital after surgery

Wednesday 14 September 2016 17:52

Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital on Wednesday after a successful surgery to treat recurring infections that have afflicted him for more than a year, his family said on Wednesday.


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