Archbishop Desmond Tutu's home in Cape Town robbed while at the Nelson Mandela Memorial

We are not able to tell exactly what was stolen, the archbishop and his wife were not at home. The house was not pillaged" . . .

So-called home invasions are common in South Africa and are frequently accompanied by violence.

Those who can afford it live behind high walls, electrified fences and with panic buttons that rapidly summon heavily armed private security guards.

I was watching some of the News coverage, and NBC Special Correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault, who has lived in South Africa for the last 16 years, said that crime happens everywhere in South Africa, not just the poor areas.

This is second time in five months that Archbishop Tutu’s home has been robbed.

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