Desmond Tutu's Home Robbed —He Was at Mandela Service Thieves take advantage in South Africa By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Dec 11, 2013 6:51 PM CST 19 comments Comments Retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg Tuesday. (Matt Dunham) (Newser) – A low blow: Police in South Africa say retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu's home was robbed while he was away to attend Nelson Mandela's memorial service. A statement from the South African Police Service said the robbery of Tutu's home in Cape Town happened between 7 and 9pm yesterday. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and foe of apartheid had traveled to Johannesburg to speak at Mandela's service. The 82-year-old Tutu had his home robbed in August as he and his wife slept inside. Both were unhurt.