Johanna Mazibuko, a South African woman, is the oldest woman in the world at 128 years old.
Since the Centenarian’s birthday was on May 11, there have been persistent appeals for her to be added to the Guinness World Records.
On May 11, 1894, Johanna Mazibuko was conceived. She was raised in Ottosdal, an agricultural region, on a corn farm.
Even though she couldn’t read or write, she told the local news source News24, “We lived so well on the farms.
There weren’t any issues. Johan Mazibuko is too elderly to fully recall all of her recollections.
She recalled being married to an older man whose wife had passed away, as she explained to a local outlet. He went by the moniker Stawana Mazibuko.
“He was an independent man. He had a horse carriage and cows. I would milk the cows and make butter to sell.
That man treated me very well and made me forget about my life before him. I did not want for anything.”
Johanna Mazibuko expressed. She had seven kids during her lifetime in which two of them are alive at the moment.
marriage and family life. She spent most of her life as a domestic worker for farm owners and satisfactorily served diligently. She is a proud elder of 50 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Having lived through the racial period of apartheid, the South African native said she will never forget voting in the first democratic elections in 1994.
“Mandela was my person. He allowed us to control ourselves. He got us houses and made the government give us pensions,” she relieved her memories of the South African revolutionary to News 24.
Mama Mazibuko has a difficulty in hearing at the moment but can still see. Assisted by a frame, she can still navigate her way around home.
“My body feels rigid. I have a childlike gait when I walk. I simply observe from my window as people move about the streets, wishing I were one of them.
Thandiwe Wesinyana has been Johanna’s caretaker since 2001. I have trouble falling asleep when I’m not next to her, Thandiwe Wesinyana claimed.
She’ll also say she couldn’t sleep when I get back. She claims that all she does is sit at the window and watch the gate, wondering when I would return.
Mazibuko attributes her good health to using wild spinach and fresh milk. She consumed locust as well.
“I eat contemporary stuff now. She added, “I am acclimated to it, but I do miss the meals I grew up on.