Jackline Waziri– UK Based Writer & Poet From Tanzania
Jackline Waziri was born in Dar es Salaam 1993, she is the daughter of Fauzia Waziri Juma.
Fauzia Waziri Jumas mother Mwanjaa Shaaban Robert, Jackline is the great granddaughter of the legendary Swahili poet Shaaban Bin Robert.
Waziri was then moved to the United Kingdom, where she had a keen interest in Literature, creative writing and poetry.
Waziri illustrates her truth and paints an art of her journey here in the UK but her soul that was left behind in Tanzania, through her writing.
Many know Waziri as a UK based Poet and the Author of ‘Mwana’ poetry collection from Tanzania.
Waziri is also the Founder of ‘Mwana’ events, a platform that highlights and portrays artist and entrepreneurs from Africa based in London. It was established in 2020 and has worked closely in the local community, providing a focus for African culture, creativity and art through poetry and music – providing African entertainment events and most importantly a community.
Waziris great passion is to bring healing, truth, light, awakening and unity to the African community but in particular the African children as she believes they are the future, who will lift up and rebuild Africa. Their motherland.