Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel speaks at the funeral service of Desmond Tutu on January 1, 2022. Photo: AP
Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel speaks at the funeral service of Desmond Tutu on January 1, 2022. Photo: AP

Desmond Tutu was South Africa’s ‘moral compass’, President Cyril Ramaphosa says at state funeral

  • Ramaphosa delivered the main eulogy at St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, where for years Tutu preached against racial injustice
  • Tutu’s body will be cremated and then his ashes interred behind the cathedral’s pulpit in a private ceremony

Topic |   South Africa
Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel speaks at the funeral service of Desmond Tutu on January 1, 2022. Photo: AP
Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel speaks at the funeral service of Desmond Tutu on January 1, 2022. Photo: AP
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