Author Archives: Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

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

ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK -FAUSTINA ANYANWU, EDITOR IN CHIEF OF C. HUB MAGAZINE

Faustina is simple, humble and spirited yet  self-motivated serial entrepreneur. Having graduated  and practiced  Nursing and midwifery for over 5 years, Faustina however, got back to her first love which is writing and journalism, creating platforms within that area.  In … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK – DIANA BENSKIN, PUBLISHED WRITER AND POET LIVING IN NEW YORK

My name is Mrs Wavyne Diana Benskin Mcdonald, I was born in Trinidad of Barbadian Parents. I received my primary school education initially from Turner Hall elementary In Barabdos and subsequently, Fatima RC in Trinidad. I attended Curepe Junior Secondary … Continue reading

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NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY MARCH, LONDON, SATURDAY 9TH OF DECEMBER 2017

EVENT DESCRIPTION The enslaving and selling of black African in Libya The illegal detention of black Africans in Libyan concentration camps The torture of black Africans in Libya The raping of African women in Libya The extrajudicial killing of black … Continue reading

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COPIES OF MY 2ND PUBLISHED BOOK “THE SOUND OF RUNNING WATER” ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR CHRISTMAS ORDERS 

COPIES OF MY 2ND PUBLISHED BOOK “THE SOUND OF RUNNING WATER” ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR CHRISTMAS ORDERS  ORDER YOURS TODAY VIA PAYPAL (EMAIL ADDRESS – afripoet@hotmail.com ) As the new festive season fast approaches, I am pleased to inform you … Continue reading

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THE NOBLE BRAND PRESENTS “BUSINESS SURGERY” EVERY MONDAY AT 6PM WITH BERNADETTE ABU – DO NOT MISS IT

ABOUT BERNADETTE ABU  Bernadette hold BA Hons Accounting and Finance, currently studying Masters in Business Administration at the University of West London. She is a Fellow member of International Association of Bookkeepers ( IAB); member of Association of Chartered Certified … Continue reading

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MUSIC SPOTLIGHT- IN CELEBRATION OF THE AMAZING PETER TOSH FROM JAMAICA

Peter Tosh was a renowned reggae artist and founding member of the band the Wailers, which gave reggae artist Bob Marley his start.   Synopsis Reggae artist Peter Tosh was born in rural Jamaica on October 19, 1944. There, he … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP OF NIDO EUROPE CONFIRM SUCCESSFUL EMERGENCY PASSPORT INTERVENTION FOR STRANDED NIGERIANS IN GEORGIA

The Leadership of NIDO Europe can authoritatively confirm that the emergency passport intervention team dispatched to Georgia by CGIS, Mohammed Babandede have safely arrived and had long commenced the renewal and regularization of Passports for the over estimated 1000 stranded … Continue reading

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