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Celebrating Life at 117

BBC

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Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

As part of the BBC's Life Stories season - Journalist Priscilla Ng'ethe travels to Kenya to celebrate her great grandmother Elizabeth's 117th birthday. Elizabeth was born in 1900 and is thought to be the oldest woman in Africa. She was the fifth of six wives in a polygamous marriage to a tribal chief who was involved in both British colonial rule and the Mau Mau uprising. In this film Priscilla joins her extended global family for a unique group photograph as they gather to celebrate Elizabeth's remarkable birthday.

Language:

English


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