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Rhinos in Boucher’s safe hands

Following a severe eye injury which forced his early retirement, former Proteas wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has gloved up for rhinos – the cricket star has decided to devote his time to rhino activism as South Africa battles with escalating poaching figures.

Top prize for local TB researchers

The Cape Town-based Desmond Tutu TB Centre has won a prestigious global accolade for its work, a welcome nod of approval for those working to help reduce infections of the lung disease among children in South Africa and the rest of the developing world.
TB diagnosis breakthrough

Spiritual leadership award for Tutu

Tutu: lifelong speaker of ‘truth to power’

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is to give South Africa's Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu a special once-off award, accompanied by a $1-million grant, in recognition of his "lifelong commitment to speaking truth to power".

SA ready to host One Young World

Young world leaders, working under the banner of global initiative One Young World, will descend on Johannesburg in 2013 to engage world leaders on socio-economic issues challenging the world's youth today.

Women’s rights start with girls

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has added his voice to a global drive to stop the tradition of offering young girls as brides, a custom which affects about 10-million girls every year.
UN lifetime award for Tutu

The Mandela Family Museum

Nelson Mandela's humble little house in Orlando West, Soweto, now known as the Mandela Family Museum, is an interesting stopover for those keen to imbibe a slice of authentic history on the world's most famous former prisoner.

Celebrities on sale for charity

Care to have lunch with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius or bad-boy heartthrob Steve Hofmeyer? You can – if yours is the best offer on bidorbuy's charity celebrity auction, launching today.

UN lifetime award for Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is once again the recipient of a prestigious award. Tutu was awarded a United Nations Millennium Development Goals lifetime achievement award for his tireless services to humanity.

Tutu to help Island set up TRC

Ethnic violence, which once tore through the Solomon Islands, will soon be a thing of the past as peace lobbyist Archbishop Desmond Tutu heads to the country to help them form a Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

The Arch turns 77

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu turns 77 on 7 October 2008. The charismatic cleric received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 and has won the admiration of the world as an outspoken moral voice and human rights campaigner.


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