By Zulumathabo Zulu © 2017
I am sharing with you a radio interview that took place on Sunday June 28, 2017 on North West FM with the radio great Sir Max on his Sunday show. Our discussion centered on the African knowledge of the cosmos using the Basotho as a reference.
Sir Max of North West FM
Let me first give you some background.
In the book The Sacred Knowledge of the Desert: African Philosophical Transcendence in the segment The Genesis we describe the cosmology of the Basotho. An excerpt from the book reads thus:
“The Basotho, like other Africans, trace their genesis to the cosmos. They originate from Mokgubu wa Kganare (The Galactic Core). One of their most valued stars is Tosamasiu (Sirius) which is regarded as a ternary star system. They refer to the orbiting star of Tosamasiu known as Peo Ya Makgakga. Makgakga is not visible to…
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