Onalethuso Buyile Petruss Ntema was born on February 27th, 1985, in Maun, Botswana, Africa. He hails from Matsaudi village in the Eastern side of Ngamiland, towards Shorobe and Chobe. He is the 6th from a family of seven, and a descendant of the Wayeyi lineage. The versatile dub-Poet and writer has interconnected nature with reasoning through spoken word. His rhetoric approach illustrates a personal self (efficacy, assertiveness, versatility and self identity to an analytic science of emotions and the mind.
His daughter’s (Deczybelle Shiloh) inspiration has immensely crafted his art in poetry over the years and his cultured mother, Ndaruka Ntema is the yardstick to all talents he possesses.
He holds a BA (Sociology) from the University of Botswana. The multi-talented Mambo de Poet is a trained Applied Researcher and Entrepreneur with vast experience in Statistical Packages (for Social Sciences), Social and Community Development and Social Policing, Spatial Analysis, Land and related Tenure Rights, Environment and Natural Resources Conservation, Access and Sustainable Land Utilization, Population Dynamics/ Trends and Socio-Economic Development, Land Policing/Administration, Families and Households, Literature of Liberation, and African Social Thought. He is an arts and cultural activist, operating a Cultural tourism based business (African Art and Craft market/ centre) in Kasane, Botswana.
The outspoken Ntema has handwritten unpublished countless eBooks since 2010 with more than 500 inspirational poetry pieces. SOUL SEEDS: Reality and Mental inspiration poetry is his first internationally published anthology through XLIBRIS PUBLISHING (UK), and he is currently compiling the second anthology titled The Shadow (Beyond Shadows): Life, Reality and Mental inspiration poetry to be published in late 2015.