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- mfecane (zulu pronunciation: [m̩fɛˈkǀaːne], crushing), also known by the sesotho name difaqane (scattering, forced dispersal or forced migration) or lifaqane
- historian to attempt to discredit conventional historical beliefs about the 'mfecane' - a period of wars during the 1820s and 1830s that resulted in the emergence
- southern africa state that during the southern african migrations known as mfecane, the nguni peoples spread across a large part of southern africa, absorbing
- the white umfolozi, in what is now northern kwazulu-natal. during the mfecane his tribe was displaced by zwide or shaka and subsequently became vagrant
- leader mzilikazi, who left kwazulu in the early 19th century during the mfecane. zimbabwean ndebele and transvaal ndebele are separate languages. both
- subject to debate following cobbing's critique of once orthodox views of the mfecane as a period of conflict generated by zulu expansion. dithakong was later
- zwangendaba, a former general of king shaka of the zulu, who fled the mfecane. it is named after the ngoni warrior-king mpezeni (also spelt mpeseni)
- zulu-speaking tribe in south africa, ****imilated under shaka during the mfecane, the name survives as a surname gideon buthelezi (born 1986), south african