Desmond Tutu: Archbishop and anti-apartheid veteran dies aged 90

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Desmond Tutu: Archbishop and anti-apartheid veteran dies aged 90
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South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the leaders of the anti-apartheid movement, has died at the age of 90, the President's Office has said.

He was an outspoken critic of the country's previous brutal system of oppression against the country's Black majority.

He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his campaign of non-violent opposition to South Africa's white minority rule.

"The passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is another chapter of bereavement in our nation's farewell to a generation of outstanding South Africans who have bequeathed us a liberated South Africa," President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

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