AYAN DE FIRST IN CONJUNCTION WITH BEN TV PRESENTS 1ST AFRICAN CULTURAL GALA DINNER IN THE UK

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First African Cultural Galla Dinner in UK

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, COMRADE FRANK IKEGWUONE- PUBLISHER, EDITOR, FILMMAKER &PRESIDENT OF QUEEN OF NOLLYWOOD ACADEMY

Comrade Frank Ikegwuonu is a Nigerian publisher, editor, filmmaker, social affairs analyst, PR and events management guru.

In 2003 he established the Nollywood Excellence and Leadership Awards (a.k.a The Nelas Academy Awards) as part of his annual publication titled “Nigerian Entertainment Who is who Encyclopedia” at the Artist Village, National Theatre Lagos in collaboration with the Actors Guild of Nigeria under the leadership of AGN president Ejike Asiegbu, Directors Guild of Nigeria under the leadership of the then DGN president Fidelis Duker, and the Association of Movie producers under the leadership of AMP president Madu Chikwendu..

He is also the president and founder of the Queen of Nollywood Academy where young talented women are given the platform to showcase their creative talents n films and Tv series, and the annual Queen of Nollywood Reality Tv Show. In 2016 the Queen of Nollywood Germany was established with the Nigerian Ambassador and other diplomats and dignitaries in attendance…

Comrade Frank Ikegwuonu has produced 13 feature movies, and 52 episodes of the Queen of Nollywood Tv series… His Magazine publication, The Nelas Top 100 Most Influential Personalities, the “Nigerian Entertainment Who is who Encyclopedia”, and the “Top 100 Nollywood Celebrities & filmmakers” has been in worldwide circulation since 2003 promoting and educating the public with exclusive information about Nollywood and the Nigerian creative industry practitioners, ensuring that the rich and diverse experiences of their everyday lives are well documented for posterity.

The purpose of the Nelas Top 100 Most Influential Personalities, the “Nigerian Entertainment Who is who Encyclopedia”, and the “Top 100 Nollywood Celebrities & filmmaker” is to collect, preserve, interpret, and display articles of artistic and cultural significance for the education of the general public especially fans, critics and researchers of the Pan-African socio-cultural events, personalities and achievements.

For the Nollywood Excellence and Leadership Awards (a.k.a The Nelas Academy Awards) Mr. Ikegwuonu seek to award personalities who have distinguished themselves in their areas of expertise and position of leadership, also people whose ideas, whose contribution, example and talent noted to have transformed and impacted humanity positively.

Mr. Ikegwuonu has received numerous awards and official commendations from the Minister of Information of Nigeria, Federal House of Representatives, Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Nigerian Television Authority, National Film and Video Censors Board, and National Library of Nigeria. Others include the, the Voice of Nigeria, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Directors Guild of Nigeria, Association of Movie Producers, Creative Designers Guild of Nigeria, and the Nigerian Society of Cinematographers.

In 2018 he went into broadcast partnership with NTA-Startimes Network for the broadcast of the Queen of Nollywood Reality Tv Show at the Yankari Game Reserve Bauchi, and the Nollywood Excellence and Leadership Awards (a.k.a The Nelas Academy Awards) in Abuja Nigeria.

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, FRANK IKEGWUONU – PUBLISHER, EDITOR, FILM-MAKER & PRESIDENT OF QUEEN OF NOLLYWOOD ACADEMY

Comrade Frank Ikegwuonu is a Nigerian publisher, editor, filmmaker, social affairs analyst, PR and events management guru.

In 2003 he established the Nollywood Excellence and Leadership Awards (a.k.a The Nelas Academy Awards) as part of his annual publication titled “Nigerian Entertainment Who is who Encyclopedia” at the Artist Village, National Theatre Lagos in collaboration with the Actors Guild of Nigeria under the leadership of AGN president Ejike Asiegbu, Directors Guild of Nigeria under the leadership of the then DGN president Fidelis Duker, and the Association of Movie producers under the leadership of AMP president Madu Chikwendu..

He is also the president and founder of the Queen of Nollywood Academy where young talented women are given the platform to showcase their creative talents n films and Tv series, and the annual Queen of Nollywood Reality Tv Show. In 2016 the Queen of Nollywood Germany was established with the Nigerian Ambassador and other diplomats and dignitaries in attendance…

Comrade Frank Ikegwuonu has produced 13 feature movies, and 52 episodes of the Queen of Nollywood Tv series… His Magazine publication, The Nelas Top 100 Most Influential Personalities, the “Nigerian Entertainment Who is who Encyclopedia”, and the “Top 100 Nollywood Celebrities & filmmakers” has been in worldwide circulation since 2003 promoting and educating the public with exclusive information about Nollywood and the Nigerian creative industry practitioners, ensuring that the rich and diverse experiences of their everyday lives are well documented for posterity.

The purpose of the Nelas Top 100 Most Influential Personalities, the “Nigerian Entertainment Who is who Encyclopedia”, and the “Top 100 Nollywood Celebrities & filmmaker” is to collect, preserve, interpret, and display articles of artistic and cultural significance for the education of the general public especially fans, critics and researchers of the Pan-African socio-cultural events, personalities and achievements.

For the Nollywood Excellence and Leadership Awards (a.k.a The Nelas Academy Awards) Mr. Ikegwuonu seek to award personalities who have distinguished themselves in their areas of expertise and position of leadership, also people whose ideas, whose contribution, example and talent noted to have transformed and impacted humanity positively.

Mr. Ikegwuonu has received numerous awards and official commendations from the Minister of Information of Nigeria, Federal House of Representatives, Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Nigerian Television Authority, National Film and Video Censors Board, and National Library of Nigeria. Others include the, the Voice of Nigeria, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Directors Guild of Nigeria, Association of Movie Producers, Creative Designers Guild of Nigeria, and the Nigerian Society of Cinematographers.

In 2018 he went into broadcast partnership with NTA-Startimes Network for the broadcast of the Queen of Nollywood Reality Tv Show at the Yankari Game Reserve Bauchi, and the Nollywood Excellence and Leadership Awards (a.k.a The Nelas Academy Awards) in Abuja Nigeria.

 

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AFRICA4U AWARDS FOR AFRICANS IN BRADFORD TO TAKE PLACE IN BRADFORD LIBRARY AS PART OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Dear Family and Friends,

We are pleased to inform you that the first ever AFRICA4U ACHIEVERS AWARDS FOR AFRICANS IN BRADFORD shall be taking place on Saturday the 5th of October at the Bradford Library, West Yorkshire at 1pm on the dot as part of Black History Month Celebrations

KEY SPEAKERS AT THIS YEARS EVENT INCLUDE

MR David Smith – CHAIRMAN OF THE BRITISH AFRICAN BUSINESS ALLIANCE (VISITING FROM LONDON)

MR Ismael Lea South – BLACK AND ETHNIC MINORITY COMMUNITY CONSULTANT (VISITING FROM MANCHESTER)

WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM YOU THAT THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE/ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE RECEIVING AWARDS CERTIFICATES ON THE DAY FOR THEIR PROFOUND CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN BRADFORD

Kofi Amoateng – Pastor, Counsellor, Author, Leadership Consultant.

Irene Eribo Ani (Ebony Ambassadors)- Trainer, Workshop Facilitator, Stylist, Event Planner, Correspondent & Human right activist.

Andies Kitchen Bradford – AFRICAN CATERING INITIATIVE

British African Business Forum – BRADFORD BRANCH

BCB Radio – BRADFORD COMMUNITY RADIO

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS IN ADVANCE TO THE ABOVE NOMINEES
ALSO WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATES ON THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS WE SHALL BE ORGANIZING AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 7TH YEAR IN A ROW IN LONDON

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BRADFORD FLYER

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OUR BLACK HISTORY EVENT AT UK PARLIAMENT FOR THE 7TH YEAR IN A ROW TAKES PLACE NEXT MONTH

OUR BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 7TH YEAR IN A ROW TAKES PLACE NEXT MONTH – FRIDAY THE 25TH OF OCTOBER 2019

.The speakers for this year’s Black History month celebration at The UK House of Parliament for the 7th year in a row are

Louise Chandler from Barbadoes – A Multi award winner , A Media and PR Communications manager as well as former presenter for BBC Radio Berkshire,

12 year old Latoya Likambi from Cameroon ( who is already a published author at a very early age ) ,

Stephen Ssali from Uganda – The President of Mariandina Research foundation,

Mr Mazi Obi Okoli from Nigeria – The President of The Congress of Igbo Leaders UK as well as a Nollywood actor

Donald Wasterfall from Zimbabwe – A business entrepreneur and African thought leader .

PERFORMING ARTIST Tsungai Tsikirai from Zimbabwe

We are humbled to be organizing this annual celebration for the 7th year in a row with very limited resources.
Donations or any other forms of support are highly welcome by contacting us on +447882809005

This is also to inform you that copies of our Black History month celebration at The UK House of Parliament booklet are still available to purchase by making a donation via PayPal to afripoet@hotmail.com

As of Next Year (2020), we have intentions of organizing THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS IN MANCHESTER AS WELL (so that we can also serve the North of The Country).
We urge our Manchester contacts, to feel free to get in touch with us at this stage, as we would be looking into securing A FREE VENUE, i CAN BE REACHED ON +447882809005

Lets continue to promote our history, our stories and our narrative. www.tonyfernandez.co.uk

 

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, MATILDA CHONGWA FROM CAMEROON (BASED IN IRELAND)

Matilda Chongwa popularly known as AC matilda Matilda Chongwa is a multi-award-wining Social Advocate. A Diversity and Inclusion Coach.

She holds two postgraduate degrees in Social Enterprise and Leadership and Management from AIT Ireland. People’s Management certificate from University of Reading, UK. Certificate in Diabetes Pandemic from University of Dundee, Scotland. BA in Business Enterprise and Community Development A.I.T. She works with the Archdiocese of Dublin. She is the Director of AC Matilda Enterprise. The Founder and Director of Global Diabetes Initiatives which bring Irish Doctors and volunteers to Nigeria and other African countries on an International Diabetes Project that provides free education, awareness and screening on Diabetes. Matilda is the Founder and organiser of the World Diabetes Fashion Show. The Mr and Miss Valentine’s pageant and Fashion Show which raised significant funds for charities in Ireland.

She is the former Director of Miss European Team Ireland and the brain behind the International Runway Achievers and Recognition Awards, an annual event in Ireland that recognises people in Pageantry, Fashion, Entertainment, Community and Business. She is the Founder and Director of the Multicultural fashion Show. Promoting Diversity and Social Inclusion in Ireland. She has been offered position as chief judge in many Beauty Pageants across Europe.

In 2016, at a prestigious ceremony that was held in Germany, she was awarded the title of African Living Legend for Diaspora Integration. She is a Global Goodwill Ambassador for Ireland. tegration. She is a Global Goodwill Ambassador for Ireland.

 

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Xenophobia: Tiwa Savage cancels South African performance

 

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, on Wednesday, said that she would no longer be performing at a festival scheduled to hold in Johannesburg, South Africa, later this month.

Taking to her verified Twitter handle, Savage said the attacks on Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa were “sick” and said that was the reason, she would not be participating in the festival sponsored by South Africa-owned firm, DSTV.

She tweeted, “I refuse to watch the barbaric butchering of my people in SA. This is SICK. For this reason, I will NOT be performing at the upcoming DSTV delicious Festival in Johannesburg on the 21st of September. My prayers are with all the victims and families affected by this.”

SOURCE – THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

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