Tutu honoured

3 September 2007 at 10:13 am | Posted in Africa, Desmond Tutu, Sydney Peace Prize | Leave a comment

The University of the Western Cape has honoured 1999 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Archbishop Emiritus Desmond Tutu with launching the Desmond Tutu Chair of Ecumenical Theology and Social Transformation in Africa.

The initiative was launched to marked Tutu’s legacy. It aims to enhance research and teaching programmes on societal transformation.

Separately, Tutu also received an honorary doctorate in education from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth last week. Read the full acceptance speech here.

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