South African president Ramaphosa pays tribute to Desmond Tutu in address to the nation – video

Cyril Ramaphosa, president of South Africa, paid tribute to the late archbishop Desmond Tutu in a televised address to the nation on Sunday. Calling him a leader with ‘compassion, dignity, humility and grace’, Ramaphosa highlighted Tutu’s activist approach to peace and alleviating poverty.

Tutu was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the late 1990s and in recent years was hospitalised on several occasions because of infections associated with his treatment. He died peacefully in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to his relatives.

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