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Desmond Tutu

Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a former cleric who gained fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in his native country of South Africa.
Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a former cleric who gained fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in his native country of South Africa. « Show less

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  • Kenyans take Britain to court over colonial-era torture

     
    Nearly half a century after Kenya won its independence, three elderly Kenyans who say they were tortured and brutalized at the hands of the British during the Mau Mau uprising in the 1950s are seeking justice in a London courtroom, rekindling debate over how B
  • Alice Walker says no to Israeli edition of 'The Color Purple'

     
    In a protest of Israeli policies, Alice Walker has declined to publish an edition of her prizewinning novel "The Color Purple" in that country.

    Albertina Sisulu dies at 92; veteran of South African anti-apartheid movement

    Albertina Sisulu dies at 92; veteran of South African anti-apartheid movement
    Albertina Sisulu, a veteran of the anti-apartheid movement who saw her children become leaders in a democratic South Africa, died Thursday in Johannesburg. She was 92. Her death was confirmed by African National Congress spokesman Brian Sokutu, but no...

    Sweden's Robyn joins 'day in the life' photo project

     
    The Swedish pop star Robyn will join Richard Branson, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and thousands of others in an attempt to document their everyday lives as part of a photography project.

    The BRICS are getting together. Who are they?

     
    The BRICS are meeting Thursday for an economic summit in India. If you're scratching your head over that acronym, here's a quick explainer on who the BRICS are and why they've teamed up. The BRICS stand for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa....