Freedom Fighter; Bishop Desmond Tutu Dies at 90
The freedom fighter cum Archbishop; Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged 90.
His death was confirmed in a statement by South Africa President; Cyril Ramaphosa.
The president daysIt marked "another chapter of bereavement in our nation's farewell to a generation of outstanding South Africans who have bequeathed us a liberated South Africa," he said.
Tutu was one of the country's best known figures at home and abroad.
Popular American movie star, Lance Reddick dies at 60
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Gambia vice president dies
The President of Gambia has announced the death of his deputy via a press release.According to the president, the Vice president, Badara Joof died after a brief illness in a hospital in India.He writes:Fellow #Gambians, it is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of my #VicePresident, His Excellency, Badara Alieu Joof. The sad event took place in India after a short illness. May Allah grant him Jannahtul Firdawsi.
Almost a decade after he resigned from the papacy position, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has been confirmed dead at the age of 95, the Vatican announced.His death on Saturday came days after Pope Francis had asked for prayers for his predecessor, saying he was “very sick”.The Holy See Press Office said Benedict, the first German pope in 1,000 years, died in his residence at the Mater Ecclesiae monastery, which he had chosen as his residence after resigning in 2013.
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