uMgungundlovu: through the eyes of the izinceku (podcast)

Presented by the FHYA

A description of life at uMgungundlovu in the 1830s based on accounts by Lunguza kaMpukane Mthembu, Thununu kaNonjiya Gcabashe, Ngidi kaMcikaziswa, and Sivivi kaMaqungo Malunga recorded in the early 1900s by the amateur historian, James Stuart. Stuart published it in a school reader, uKulumetule in 1925.

In this podcast we listen to their description of uMgungundlovu read from uKulumetule by Dr. Mbongiseni Buthelezi. The podcast was produced by Dan Corder. The musical excerpts are from Thokozani Mhlambi’s “Ukudibana kwezimpondo” (The meeting of the tusks).

 

 

Presented by the FHYA & Produced by Dan Corder

Online from: 15 Sep 2020

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