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It's a love story most people will find inspiring - Desmond and Leah Tutu pledged their affection and commitment to each other as if it was their first time on their 60th wedding anniversary. Their daughter, Mpho also presided over part of the ceremony.
Contemporary South African Art made a strong showing at an auction in Cape Town this week, with Ed Young's The Arch selling at well above its pre-sale estimates and a Robert Hodgins work achieving a world record, auctioneer Strauss & Co said in a statement on Tuesday.
People from more than 100 countries have already signed up for the online "global forgiveness challenge", conceived by Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho. "Forgiveness is not something we do for others, we do it for ourselves and this then impacts all those around us," says the former archbishop.
"We all belong to one family, which is the family of ubuntu," Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said as he became the latest South African to add his footprint to the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site in Maropeng, outside Krugersdorp.
South Africa's new smart ID card demonstrates again what the country is capable of achieving, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said after receiving his new ID from Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor on Thursday.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, speaking during the unveiling of the Mandela Legacy Canvas at Cape Town's City Hall on Tuesday, praised his fellow Nobel Peace laureate and wished him a happy birthday in advance.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been honoured with Fifa's Presidential Award for his role in uniting South Africa ahead of the 2010 Fifa World Cup and for embodying the spirit of the Beautiful Game.
Announcing that he is to retire from public life on his 79th birthday in October, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has praised South Africans for their contribution to the world.
It could be mistaken for any other street in Soweto, with small, well-kept homes and the daily bustle of pedestrians. One may notice a few extra restaurants and bars, but nothing out of the ordinary. Yet Vilakazi Street is one of the most famous in South Africa.
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