(News.com.au) Burglars broke into the Cape Town home of South African peace icon Desmond Tutu when he was away speaking at Nelson Mandela's memorial.
"I can confirm that there was a burglary last night," said Archbishop Tutu aide Roger Friedman.
"We are not able to tell exactly what was stolen, the archbishop and his wife were not at home. The house was not pillaged."
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Archbishop Tutu had used the memorial to call on South Africans to follow Mandela's example.
"I want to show the world we can come out here and celebrate the life of an icon."