Posts tagged: Desmond Tutu

Reading the Tea Leaves on Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela is in the hospital, and South Africa is worried. Mandela was airlifted from Capetown to Milpark Hospital in Johannesberg on Wednesday and was seen by pulmonologist Michael Plit. The doctor told reporters that Nelson Mandela “has been admitted for investigation.” 

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Happy Birthday and Happy Retirement

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu turns 79 today, and he announced his retirement from public life.

That doesn’t mean he’ll stop working altogether. He still has a peace center to run, after all. Archbishop Tutu said he’ll be giving up his university position and stop giving interviews. He plans to spend more time with his wife.