It is about the origin of the San, Khoikhoi and Nguni peolple. They belong to the common male ancestor hence agnate. They resided at what is now known as Mpumalanga and Gauteng Provinces. The book also states how the Ngwane people left their mother land Swaziland which they had ruled for centuries. It gives answers to why King Dingaan killed the Boers. It states the facts which eludes many that the natives were never forced to join Christianity. It gives clarity on what Amasiko( Traditional Cultural Customs) are. Mfecane is infact a nguni or isiZulu word.