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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Is Dead

Popular South African Archbishop known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist, and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Desmond Mpilo Tutu, is dead.

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday.

Tutu died at the age of 90.

“Another chapter of bereavement in our nation’s farewell to a generation of outstanding South Africans who have bequeathed us a liberated South Africa,” Ramaphosa said.

He was the Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then the Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position

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