Gogo celebrates 100th birthday

2018-05-15 06:00
Ward councillor Anthony Moses with the birthday girl Gogo Magaumbi,

Ward councillor Anthony Moses with the birthday girl Gogo Magaumbi,

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Oakhaven Old Age Home in Heideveld celebrated the 100th birthday of one of their oldest residents this past weekend.

Known as Gogo Magumbi, the emotional senior enjoyed a lavish party at the old age home, in Zuurberg Road, in the presence of close friends and family members.

“This event was special and it was all about celebrating Gogo’s 100 years of life with us,” says ward councillor Anthony Moses, who attend the party with several other guests.

“Gogo is one of many senior ladies in our community. She is originally from Johannesburg and grew up there. She came down to Cape Town to live here and is currently based at a local old age home in the area.

“The old age home got together in order to support her and to host this event, alongside members of the community’s senior forum, and officials from the City of Cape Town, amongst others.

“The Methodist Church in Nyanga was also here to support her with some activities on the day.”

“It was a beautiful and emotional day for Gogo and we are proud to have her with us,” adds Moses.

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