02. Desmond Tutu – Family life: Wife and Children

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Tutu was married to Nomalizo Leah Shenxane, born on 14 October 1933 in Krugersdorp, South Africa. Tutu and Leah got married on 2 July 1955. They had four children, Trevor Thamsanqa, Theresa Thandeka, Naomi Nontombi and Mpho Andrea, all of whom attended the Waterford Kamhlaba School in Swaziland.

They have nine grandchildren, Palesa Tutu and Lizo Tutu via Trevor, Xabiso Gxashe via Thandeka, Tebogo Joy Ngoma, Nompumelelo Ngomane, and Mpilo Ngomane via Naomi, and Nyaniso Burris and Onalena Burris via Mpho. Tutu and Leah renewed their marriage vows in 2015 in Orlando, Soweto.

Read More about Nomalizo Leah Shenxane on Wikipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nomalizo Leah Tutu

Desmond Tutu Family Life, Wife And Children

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