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About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Eastern Europe and Nigeria and has visited over 18 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for three years in a row (2013,2014 and 2015). He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World On Wednesday the 30th of October 2013, Tony Tokunbo Fernandez organised his biggest event ever- The Black History Month Celebration at the House of Parliament. The Special Guest on the day was The Minister for Sports and Equalities MP Helen Grant and Key Community Ambassadors in The Black Community

MUSIC SPOTLIGHT – “AFRICANDO” NEW YORK BASED LATIN MUSICIANS & AFRICAN VOCALISTS

Africando represents a cross-cultural collaboration between top-ranked, New York-based, Latin musicians and African vocalists. While lyrics are sung in Yoruba, Wolof, Mandigo and French, the group’s sizzling-hot dance rhythms blend classic mambo, Cuban son and mandigo traditions. Africando was initially … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, PROFESSOR THOMPSON OLUSEGUN EWATA

Thompson Olusegun EWATA This great Role model holds a Ph.D. (English) with specialisation in corpus linguistics. His academic areas of interest include: corpus linguistics, vague communication and discourse analysis. He’s currently with the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. … Continue reading

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HUMBLED TO ORGANIZE BLACK HISTORY AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 5TH YEAR IN A ROW ON 27TH OF OCTOBER 2017

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez will be organizing Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for the 5th Year in a row on Friday the 27tth of October at 2pm on the dot to 4pm at The Jubilee … Continue reading

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THE AMAZING TRUE AFRICAN HERITAGE AWARDS TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY THE 7TH OF OCTOBER, DO NOT MISS IT

TRUE AFRICAN HERITAGE TAH PRESENTS. AFRICANS UNITES IN PEACE AND UNITY This year we will be celebrating NIGERIA as one of its largest city LAGOS is 50 years this year. It will be a celebration of Culture, Tradition and Unity. … Continue reading

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MUSIC SPOTLIGHT, CELEBRATING AWILO LONGOMBA FROM CONGO

Awilo Longomba was born in Kinshasa (formally, Léopoldville). His father was from the Mongo region of the Ecuador and his mother was also from the Ecuador region of Ngombe and Congo Brazzaville. His father, Vicky Longomba, was the famous lead singer … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, HENRY AMADIEGWU, FOUNDER OF AFRICAN CHILD & YOUTH EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION

Henry Amadiegwu Henry is the founder and Executive Chair of African Child and Youth Empowerment Foundation (AFRICYEF), www.africyef.org, a UK based charity actively involved in supporting poor African children and youths acquire basic education. AFRICYEF currently supports more than 500 African pupils back to … Continue reading

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TONT TOKUNBO ETEKA FERNANDEZ, AT YOUR SERVICE IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST

DEAR FAMILY AND FRIENDS, WELCOME TO THE MONTH OF AUGUST, WE ARE THANKFUL FOR BEING ABLE TO ATTRACT NEW CLIENTS IN THE LAST SIX MONTHS, WE WILL ALWAYS GO THE EXTRA MILE TO ADD VALUE TO OUR SERVICES AS A … Continue reading

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