Mbuya Chifamba
Mbuya Chifamba
Birth: 14 September 1910
Zimbabwe (then British colony)
Death: 21 November 2020
Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Age: 110 years, 68 days
Country: ZimbabweZIM

Mbuya Remitiya Chifamba (14 September 1910 – 21 November 2020) was a Zimbabwean supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Mbuya Chifamba was born in Zimbabwe (then British colony) on 14 September 1910. She worked on a tobacco farm in Gweru in the 1950s. She married Raymond, but later separated. The couple had four children: three sons and one daughter. Raymond died in 1996. Her first son Edward died at the beginning of 2020 at the age of 87.

As of her 110th birthday, she had one living son Samuel (aged 78 in 2020), 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

There was also a history of longevity in her family: her mother and grandmother lived past 110 years respectively, her older sister died in 2012 at age 106 and her other surviving sister still alive at age 92 on her 110th birthday. She lived in Woodlands neighborhood, Bulawayo.

Mbuya Chifamba died in Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe on 21 November 2020 at the age of 110 years, 68 days.



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