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Desmond Tutu, South African Archbishop has died at 90 years old .

Lovetvnews Nigeria reports that the 1984 Nobel Prize winner died at the early hours of today the 26th of December, 2021.

He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in early 90s, he was hospitalized severally in recent times to treat infections associated with his treatment.

A contemporary of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, he was was one of the driving forces behind the movement to end the policy of racial segregation and discrimination enforced by the white minority government against the black majority in South Africa from 1948 until 1991.

Desmond Tutu was a contemporary of Nelson Mandela in the struggle to against apartheid in South Africa.

“Ultimately, at the age of 90, he died peacefully at the Oasis Frail Care Centre in Cape Town this morning,” Dr Ramphela Mamphele, acting chairperson of the Archbishop Desmond Tutu IP Trust and coordinator of the Office of the Archbishop, said in a statement on behalf of the Tutu family.

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