Salat Barre

Halima Salat Barre (1981, Kenya) worked in Kenya as a senior TV reporter in the state-owned Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, specialising in politics and features. And as a bilingual radio reporter at the Nation Media Group where she focused on human-interest pieces. Moved on as an independent freelance contractor where she managed and oversaw the language dubbing of films for Discovery Learning Alliance.

In the Netherlands she has been writing poetry and performing at spoken word events in Amsterdam like "Word Up Amsterdam", “Rough Nights Press” and Soul Food Poetry.

Beeld: Negin Zendegani


Since moving to the Netherlands 3 years ago, Halima writes and reads poetry in various spoken word scenes in and around Amsterdam talking about various issues including women’s rights, domestic violence, highly sensitive people among other societal ills.

Meer informatie op unciapoetry.com

A few reviews from clients

“Very good articles. Very professional and I'll like to work with you again.” ~ Yebbo, on diverse Articles on African women for Nzuri magazine USA.

“ is great working with Halima. She is very professional,” ~ Maimouna Gbor on entertainment articles for Stream African magazine, USA.

Spoken word performance

Uncia at Rough Night Arts Lab 2.0

Meer informatie op youtube.com

Journalism in NL

Halima is currently working on an investigative series with Groene Amsterdammer. We cannot reveal too much on the nature and details of this investigation due to the sensitivity of the subject matter.

Spoken word performance

Uncia II for Word Up Amsterdam

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