Tutu out of hospital

File: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu turns 87 on Sunday.

File: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was admitted in hospital for an infection.

AFP

JOHANNESBURG - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital and is gathering his strength at home.

The Arch had been in hospital for over two weeks undergoing a series of tests.

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He was unable to attend the annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture.

Tutu celebrated his 87th birthday last Sunday.

In a statement, his foundation has thanked the public for its prayers and well-wishes.