Desmond Tutu recovering after successful op

Tutu had been admitted to hospital two weeks ago for treatment for a recurring infection.

Desmond and Leah Tutu at St George's Cathedral in Cape Town on 2 July 2015. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is on the road to recovery following a successful operation yesterday.

Tutu underwent a minor procedure to treat a persistent infection, which he has been battling since last year.

The Arch was admitted to a Cape Town hospital about two weeks ago.