South Africa’s Tutu promotes COVID vaccine acceptance

South Africa’s Tutu promotes COVID vaccine acceptance

South Africans have been encouraged to receive COVID-19 vaccinations from one of the most prominent figures in the nation: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Tutu, through his foundation, issued a statement Monday that’s meant to reduce vaccine hesitancy while reassuring citizens that the coronavirus vaccines are as effective as they are…

South Africa’s Tutu resigns from role with scandal-hit Oxfam

South Africa’s Tutu resigns from role with scandal-hit Oxfam

In South Africa, the Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has resigned from his position as global ambassador for Oxfam International, the UK-based development and humanitarian aid organization at the center of allegations of sexual misconduct among its relief workers in Chad and Haiti. “The Archbishop is deeply disappointed by allegations…

Archbishop Desmond Tutu discharged from hospital on Friday

On Friday Archbishop Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. He had spent nearly three weeks there receiving treatment for a recurring infection, his foundation stated. South Africa’s 83-year-old Nobel peace laureate has been in and out of hospital over the past few months. Mpho Tutu,…