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Kristen Opalinski
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Archbishop Tutu treated for "persistent infection"

A statement from his foundation said he would spend a second night in a Cape Town hospital.

The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, named after the anti-apartheid activist and his wife, said Mr Tutu's daughter, Revd Canon Mpho Tutu, would give a further update this afternoon.

The 83-year-old was admitted to a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday. At that time Mpho Tutu said their family hoped the Nobel Peace Prize laureate would be able to return home in a "day or two".

Mr Tutu has been treated for prostate cancer for many years.

He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for campaigning against apartheid.

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