Known as the matriarch of the Bezuidenhoudt family, or just as “Ma Agnes”, Cape Town resident Agnes Bezuidenhoudt celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, September 20.
According to IOL, Bezuidenhoudt moved to the Mother City in 1971, where she raised her family with her late husband who passed away in 1996. She also worked at the Western Cape Blood Service until she retired at the age of 75 years old.
Bezuidenhout has five children, 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
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She also went on to mention to the publication that she is looking forward to voting on November 1, indicating that she has been voting since the country’s first democratic elections in 1994.
Meanwhile, voter registration was in full swing over the past weekend after the Electoral Commission declared that it’s geared up and ready to receive potential voters at registration stations across South Africa. A total of 23 151 registration stations was in operation from 8 am until 5 pm on both Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19.
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