Thursday, 15 October 2015

Mambo Ntema's SOUL SEEDS Poetry Preview

Maun born and Botswana's rare multi-talented Creative artist Mambo Ntema has confirmed that since its publication, SOUL SEEDS: Reality and Mental inspiration Poetry has not been previewed visually to extend on the book's potential outreach. The outspoken Entrepreneur and Cultural activist has indicated that the 4-minute sneak preview was filmed in different locations in Botswana and Namibia (in Kasane and Impalila island along Chobe-Zambezi rivers, and in Matsaudi village along Thamalakane-Santandadibe rivers in the Okavango Delta)  and directed by Tumelo Prince Mokongwa and published by ISHYN GATES Graphix Media & Arts. The promotional video is hoped to reach-out to Folk and Contemporary Poetry community worldwide, whilst working on an Audio and DVD projects scheduled for 2016. 

Watch the Promo Video: Mambo Ntema Poetry promo video 

As well, the Scholar-Applied Researcher-Author-Musician-Entrepreneur is editing his second, third and forth book(s) 'The Voice of a Shadow: Life, Reality and Mental Inspiration Poetry' a 250 poems and inspirational quotes anthology featuring poets and wordsmiths from Africa, Asia, US America and Europe, and 'Poko Puo: Tswana Same' a 50 Setswana poems collection and 'Ntema and the Wayeyi Ancestral Chants!' which is a historical tribute to my late grand father Ntema Shaldiwara Sinqaera. He has also worked (and continues to) on numerous trans-continental poetry collaborations to spread his wings beyond just Botswana. 

The philanthropist (if not Community Developer) has pledged his creative skills, expertise and indigenous knowledge in mentoring and facilitation of Arts and Cultural heritage in Chobe through establishment of a legal arts structure; Chobe Alliance for Arts Organization (CAAO) which is a newly registered arts entity, seeking to leverage on Social Enterprising through Cultural tourism; a component-based 'company limited by guarantee' in the nearest future. 

Mr. Ntema is a founding Director of OPN Group of Companies (Pty) LTD which trades as African Arts & Crafts and Chizo Travel & Tours based in Kasane and Maun (Botswana), with partners and agents across Botswana, Africa, Europe and Asia and world-wide. He also is a Secretary and Public Relations (and Marketing) Manager for CAAO, and a member of DysisGraphy, Chobe Alliance for Non-Governmental Organizations (CANGO), Craft Council of Botswana and World Youth Alliance. He has a BA (Sociology) from the University of Botswana with vast experience on Sustainable Rural and Remote Community Development, Land and Agrarian Question, Land Rights and Land Use/reforms to mention but a few.

Published Research works: Decentralized Land Reforms: Cases from Botswana, Madagascar and Mozambique by Rick de Satgé (Phuhlisani, Republic of South Africa), 2011

SOUL SEEDS ISBN 978-1-4931-4128-9

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