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Tributes are paid to Archbishop Tutu, the Nobel peace prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa.

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Inspirational cleric and anti-apartheid campaigner who played a major role in the process of reconciliation in South Africa.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Anglican cleric whose good humor, inspiring message and conscientious work for civil and human rights made him a revered leader during the struggle to end apartheid in his native South Africa, has died.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South African anti-apartheid activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, died at age 90 on December 26, 2021.

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"Like falling in love" is how Archbishop Desmond Tutu described voting in South Africa's first democratic election in 1994, a remark that captured both his puckish humor and his profound emotions after decades fighting apartheid.

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BBC South Africa correspondent Nomsa Maseko looks back at the life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu who has died aged 90.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged 90

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South African anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu, described as the country's moral compass, died on Sunday aged 90, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

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A suicide bomber killed at least five people at a crowded night spot in the city of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Saturday, local officials reported. 

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A suicide bomber killed at least five people at a crowded night spot in the city of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Saturday, local officials reported. 

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Six people have been killed after a suicide bomber targeted a restaurant in eastern DR Congo.

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Authorities in Burkina Faso have declared a two-day period of mourning after suspected militants killed at least 41 members of a government-backed civilian militia in the country's desert north this week.

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Socialites are becoming wary of what they post online in case Kenya's revenue authority comes calling.

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A suicide bomber attacked a restaurant and bar Saturday as dozens of patrons gathered on Christmas Day, killing at least six others in an eastern Congolese town where Islamic extremists are known to be active.

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A bomb exploded at a restaurant Saturday as dozens of patrons gathered on Christmas Day, killing at least seven people in an eastern Congolese town where Islamic extremists are known to be active.

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A bomb exploded inside a restaurant in Beni, a city in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo, the mayor said on local radio. It was not immediately clear whether there were any casualties.

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The Nobel laureate retired from public life over a decade ago, but he continued to advocate social justice, gay rights and climate change.

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Clashes between two rival factions of the security forces in a port city in northeast Somalia have forced hundreds of families to flee their homes, a local official said Saturday. The fighting has for several days rocked Bosaso, the commercial capital of the semi-autonomous state of Puntland in the country's northeast.

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Protesters are demanding the military step back and allow the transition to civilian rule.

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From prominent South African lawmakers to religious figures, many on social media honored Archbishop Tutu as a patriot of peaceful principles who dedicated his life to combating injustice everywhere.

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"The Daily Show" comedian's unusual opinions on "Home Alone" and "Frosty the Snowman" might be the gift you'll use.

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Protesters opposed to military rule on Saturday reached the vicinity of the presidential palace in the capital of Khartoum for the second time in a week, television images showed, despite heavy tear gas and a communications black out.

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Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse protesters Saturday in the capital Khartoum as the opponents of military rule marched toward the presidential palace, a Reuters witness said, while internet services in the city also were cut.

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Protesters opposed to military rule marched near the presidential palace in the Sudanese capital on Saturday for the second time in a week, television images showed, despite heavy tear gas and a communications blackout.

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