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, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row 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

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, LAURETA UJUNWA UZOMA OF DARLING FM 107.3 OWERRI, NIGERIA

Laureta Ujunwa Uzoma has spent her life aspiring to be a prominent media personality and with her internship experiences which helped her established, stablized and still growing in the industry as a radio broadcaster reaching out to the people within … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER “subsumption” WRITTEN BY KENNETH CHRISTIE-ATITI

subsumption- I hear my poetry stinks like a water pot filled with broken bottles of wine –that the infant thread ties road heads to mimicking minds at dawn. I hear rumours of a dying me at another crucifixion on Tabernacles … Continue reading

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A FREE 10 WEEK COURSE ON ISLAMIC LITERACY

FAO OF ALL OUR MUSLIM BROTHERS AND SISTERS New Beginnings are a brilliant convert/revert Initiative who are running FREE cutting edge courses online. If you don’t know, now you know!!! FOR MORE INFO EMAIL info@beginnings.org.uk

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, DENISE DENNIS OF INFO 92.3 FM, PORT- HARCOURT, NIGERIA

Denise Dennis, an award winning broadcast journalist with over six years of active experience, is currently an On-Air Personality (OAP) working with the nation’s number 1 News, Talk and Sports radio station, Nigeria Info 92.3 FM, in the beautiful city … Continue reading

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FREE SIX WEEK CREATIVE COURSE FOR PEOPLE OF COLOUR TAKES PLACE IN SHEFFIELD

FREE SIX WEEK CREATIVE COURSE FOR PEOPLE OF COLOUR TAKES PLACE IN SHEFFIELD Free 6 week creative course for people of colour using storytelling, poetry, creative writing and Art takes place on Thursday the 1st of October at 10am at … Continue reading

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60 MOST IMPACTFUL NIGERIANS IN GHANA AWARD TAKES PLACE ON THE 3RD OF OCTOBER

SPECIAL INVITATION* You are kindly invited to the 60 Most Impactful Nigerians in Ghana Award in commemoration of Nigeria’s 60th Independence. *Theme* – ‘Celebrating the Hardwork, Entrepreneurial Spirit and Passionate Commitment of Nigerians in Ghana’. *Date* – Saturday 3rd October, 2020 *Venue* … Continue reading

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MICHAEL BUTLER INTERVIEWS ELIZABETH OBILEYE ON WWW.AUTHORSPOTLIGHT.COM

The Car Ride That Changed the Future Forever “Leaves the Reader Fascinated and Grateful!” Pastor Julie SchaecherAuthor of Best-Selling Book Messed Up “It was fascinating I simply could not put it down!” Shala LaTorracaAuthor of Best-Selling Help The Book A … Continue reading

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EFIK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION USA, ANNUAL VIRTUAL CONVENTION

✅ Efik National Association (ENA) Inc USA, Convention 2020 is going virtual! Join ENA Inc., USA for a taste of #EfikCulture and MORE on September 5-6, 2020 at 2 PM EST! ▪️What’s the Future of our Efik Culture? Register today: ⤵️http://bit.ly/ENAIncUSA2020Convention 🔋:@efikusa🎶: Sounds by … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, ZAINAB FAKUNLE OF 32 FM 94.9 IBADAN, NIGERIA

I am Zainab Fakunle born and brought up in Ibadan Capital of Oyo State in Nigeria. I studied Yoruba/Social at Adeyemi college of Education Ondo state and presently studying Philosophy & public affairs at University of Ibadan Oyo state Nigeria.  … Continue reading

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