Historiography of Mfecane/Difaqane on 702 FM Radio

By Mocholoko (Dr), Zulumathabo Zulu

702 FM Radio Podcast

Yesterday Thursday night August 27, 2020 after 10pm, I was interviewed by an engaging and popular DJ, Aubrey Masango on 702 FM Radio station on the topic of Mfecane/Difaqane.

This was a lively and engaging topic that foregrounded history; historiography; metaphysics and cosmology. I received lots of positive feedback from those who listened to the show.

Mfecane/Difaqane is about a tragic period in Azania (South Africa) of displacement; genocide and forced migrations that took place in the second and third decades of the 1800s. Millions of our people lost their lives; got displaced or got sold into a cruel trade of enslavement.

Does the name Mfecane have a lexical root in the African languages? How did this name come about? What was the history that gave rise to Mfecane/Difaqane?

If you missed the show last night, no worries! We have uploaded the full length radio podcast for your benefit. Without further ado, the Mfecane podcast.

702 FM Radio Podcast

Published by Zulumathabo

Research Scientist and Director: Madisebo University Research Institute. Metaphysical Scientist; African Philosopher; Software Engineer, Published Author, Inventor, Lexicographer, Intellectual Historian and Contextual Poet.

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