ABOUT JACKLINE WAZIRI
Jackline Waziri was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1993, she was the daughter of Fauzia Waziri Juma.
Her mother Mwanjaa Shabaan Robert, Jackline is the great granddaughter of the legendary Swahili language writer and poet Late Shaaban Robert.
When Waziri moved to the United Kingdom, she developed a keen interest in Literature, Creative writing and Poetry.
Today, she is an upcoming Poet with profound thirst for life on a mission to make a difference to her generation and African communities worldwide.
Her poems are rich in imagery, a wide range of stylistic devices and content inspired by a deep world of experiences, transitions ,journeys and the unapologetic vision to embrace “All things African”
Waziri illustrates her truth and paints an art of her journey here in the UK, but her writing also embraces a world that still lives in Tanzania, this is also reflected through her writing.
Waziri says, “In a world that my African-ness- has been easily taken away from me, or that I
have given it away consciously, with out knowing better. This is for you”, Waziri’s great passion
is to bring healing, truth, light, awakening and unity to the African Community but in particular the African children who are the future to lift up and rebuild Africa- The Motherland .
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