Thabani Makamure (19) comes from a family of six (6) in Masvingo, where he just another farm boy. His humble beginnings in poetry can be traced back to the time when he was just a grade 6 pupil at Gwebi College, where he realize he could compose and present his own poems.
Inspired by local poet Abel Mauchi and internationally recognized Trevor Noah of ‘The Daily Show” fame, Thabani was uplifted by the support he got from both his teacher Mrs. Nyandoro, family and friends.
Currently, he is doing his A’ level at Mazambara High School.
The young man likes reading novels, sporting activities and sometimes fishing, while he dislikes negative people and those who look down upon others.All in all, Thabani feels all his achievements and dreams have been made possible because heis surrounded by people who help him embrace his dream and the audience which seems to like what he has to offer, as a budding poet.