Imposter account spreads false death rumour about SA icon Desmond Tutu

Published on 21/10/2021 at 16:42

Social media posts shared in South Africa and Nigeria claim that South African anti-apartheid icon and Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu died on October 20, 2021. But the claim is false: both the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation and the Anglican Diocese of Johannesburg confirmed Tutu is alive.