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Desmond Tutu’s widow, Leah Tutu mourns husband - Africa Flavour

                           Desmond Tutu’s widow, Leah Tutu mourns husband - Africa Flavour

In Cape Town, in St George's Anglican Cathedral where a composition mass was held to pay tribute to Desmond Tutu later the public song of devotion, President Cyril Ramaphosa conveyed the commendation prior to giving up the country's banner to the ecclesiastical overseer's widow.

"Assuming Archbishop Desmond Tutu was here, he would have said 'hello, hello, for what reason do you look so pitiful so miserable'" he said.

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South Africa honored its last incredible enemy of politically-sanctioned racial segregation legend, Desmond Tutu, in Cape Town on Saturday in a burial service that was not quite so sumptuous as he had needed however was brimming with feeling and words reviewing how the little man in the purple robe left a mark on the world.

"The Archbishop was without a doubt a crusader in the battle for opportunity, equity, fairness and harmony, in his local South Africa, yet all through the world. Such was Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's effect and impact that accolades have been paid by at various times presidents, strict pioneers, rulers, officials, ideological groups, performers, specialists and conventional individuals from all sides of the world," added President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Letsie III, the King of Lesotho, the delegate of the Dalai Lama with whom Tutu traded noteworthy giggles, and previous Irish President Mary Robinson were among the visitors at the service. Tutu had asked that the light pine final resting place in which he lay throughout the previous two days in the church building, for thousands to come and respect the memory of his battles and enthusiasms, be picked "as economically as could be expected".

No gold handles, straightforward bits of rope to convey it. On top, a straightforward bunch of white roses

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