Sangwali - David Livingstone at Linyanti 2. Extended Edition

David Livingstone at Linyanti 2: Extended Edition


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Pages: 52
Language: English
ISBN: 9789991682136
Publication date: 02.10.2016
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Livingstone's Baobab, March of the Makololo, Helmore-Price-Expedition, Mayeyi
Sangwali, a nondescript little village situated in the deepest Caprivi Strip (currently called the Zambezi Region in the extreme northeast of Namibia) is the venue for a historic encounter between the famous missionary and African explorer, Dr. David Livingstone and Sebitwane, Chief of the great Makololo tribe.
He had fled with his men and their families from their powerful enemies to safety in the marshes of the Linyanti River.
A tragedy occurring many years ago, depicts the history of African missionary work from a very different view. After more than 150 years, the Mayeyi tribe still recount the time when they were enslaved to the Makololo, their sorrowful existence and the agonizing death of a group of
English missionaries and their families; whom they firmly believe were poisoned by the cruel Makololo successor, Chief Sekeletu.
Only one of the missionaries, Roger Price, and two young children from the Helmore family, survived this ordeal. They took the diaries of the deceased to England, describing their hardship on the banks of the Linyanti, a haven where they were to build a mission station bringing the Christian faith to the savage tribe.
A German entrepreneur and traveler recently established “Livingstone’s Camp” situated in this untouched landscape of indescribable beauty. The camp not only gives access to the wild romantic Nkasa Rupara (former Mamili) National Park, but also provides a historical connection to the missionaries and the Makololo tribe.
A young and educated Mayeyi, a direct descendant of the slaves, built a small thatched “Livingstone‘s Museum“, commemorating the incredible events taking place in this paradise.

This is their story ...
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ENGLISH:
Konny von Schmettau, born 1962 in Hesselbach, in the Wittgensteiner Land, already knew as child exactly what she wanted: To became a journalist and live in Africa. She fulfilled both her dreams.
In the age of nine she composed her first short stories and poems. During her University studies of Classical Archaeology and History of Art she began writing as free-lance journalist.
From 1989-1993 she reported from Uganda as first accredited foreign correspondent and war correspondent after Idi Amin’s dictatorship
In December 2011 she published her first book “Auf Pad mit Konny von Schmettau - Reportagen und Geschichten” including reports and short stories from Namibia, Uganda and Malawi.
Together with Peter Brüggemann, she composed “Swakopmund 120 Years- The official Yearbook 2012”.
Also in 2012, her second book from the series “Auf Pad mit Konny” („On the road with Konny“) was published: “Mit Konny von Schmettau durch den Süden Namibias - inkl. Oranjemund” was released.
2014 she composed the first official travel book about the diamond town in the restricted area: “Oranjemund - a journey through history and modern times”.
In 2015 she first published „Sangwali - David Livingstone at Linyanti“.
2. Extended Editions: October, 2016 (English and German).
In addition, the Namibia Scientific Society published a Special Edition (English) in October, 2016.

Apart from writing and tour guiding, Konny is active in Charity for African mothers and children. Form every book sold, a donation is made to those in need.

DEUTSCH:
Konny von Schmettau, geboren im Wittgensteiner Land, zwischen den Bergen und Tälern des Rothaargebirges, wusste schon als Kind genau, was sie wollte:
Journalistin werden und in Afrika leben.
Beide Träume erfüllte sie sich.
Mit neun Jahren verfasste sie ihre ersten Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte.
Während ihres Studiums begann sie, als freie Journalistin zu publizieren und berichtete als Auslands-Korrespondentin und Kriegsberichterstatterin aus Uganda.
Ihre Reisen und Reportagen führten sie durch viele Länder dieser Welt, doch ihr Herz hing stets an Afrika.
Namibia manifestierte sich zu ihrer neuen Heimat, und seit einigen Jahren ist sie in Swakopmund, der schönen Stadt an der stürmischen Atlantikküste, zu Hause.
Im Dezember 2011 erschien ihr erstes Buch: „Auf Pad mit Konny von Schmettau -
Reportagen und Geschichten. Aus dem Land der unendlichen Weite und Freiheit“ mit
Reisereportagen und Kurzgeschichten aus Namibia, Uganda und Malawi.

2012 publizierte sie gemeinsam mit Peter Brüggemann das Jahrbuch zum 120. Bestehen
der Stadt Swakopmund: „Swakopmund 120 Years - The Offi cial Yearbook 2012“.
Im selben Jahr erschien ihr zweites Buch aus der Reihe „Auf Pad mit Konny“:
„Mit Konny von Schmettau durch den Süden Namibias - inkl. Oranjemund“.
2014 verfasste sie das erste offizielle Reisebuch über die Diamantenstadt im Sperrgebiet:
„Oranjemund - A journey through history and modern times“.
Die erste Ausgabe von „Sangwali - David Livingstone am Linyanti“ erschien 2015. Im Oktober 2016 wurde die 2., erweiterte Neuauflage in Deutsch und Englisch gedruckt sowie eine englische Sonderausgabe in Namibia.

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