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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, 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

EVERYONE NEEDS A RESPITE- VISIT WWW.RESPITETEA.COM TODAY

EVERYONE NEEDS A RESPITE… We can all relate with trying to juggle everything – relationships, work and of course, paying the bills! With such busy lives, modern life can feel like a constant race to do as much as possible. … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, ZULAYHAT GOBIR – HEAD OF STATION, LIBERTY RADIO 91.7FM KADUNA

Zulayhat Bello Gobir, popularly known as ‘Zeaty’ is a Radio Broadcaster and currently Head of Station Liberty Radio 91.7Fm Kaduna. She is an Award Winning On Air Personality with 12 years work experience where she worked at Ray Power 106.5Fm … Continue reading

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INNOVATION MEETS TRADITION – BITTERLEAF TEA FOR YOU

Innovation meets tradition – Bitterleaf teas for you “Biterleaf boosts T cells’ ability to react against bacterial and viral infections,” says Dr. John Ezeigwe, a consultant gynaecologist in Lagos. This action helps your body fight against antioxidants and relieves abdominal … Continue reading

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BLACK BUSINESS FOR BLACK YOUTH – CALLING ALL BLACK YOUTH AGED BETWEEN 13 – 26

S/O to #SaveOurBoys #KES #ImaniHousingTrust #YES & many others for working in partnership with us (@thesalamproject) on this #solutionbasedproject BUT we need of more business owners to give remote work experience for young people in communities #workexperience #vocationalmentoring #entreprenuerialmentoring If you are a business owner (who will go through due diligence … Continue reading

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5 PRACTICAL WAYS YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM THE LOCK DOWN – BY TONY TOKUNBO ETEKA FERNANDEZ

5 PRACTICAL WAYS YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM THE LOCK DOWN There is no doubt whatsoever that the current convid pandemic has had a huge impact on many homes around the world. Life does not seem to be the same anymore … Continue reading

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5 PRACITICAL WAYS YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM THE LOCKDOWN – BY TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ

5 PRACTICAL WAYS YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM THE LOCK DOWN There is no doubt whatsoever that the current Convid pandemic has had a huge impact on many homes around the world. Life does not seem to be the same anymore … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER “WE MUST TALK” BY CLARA MEIERDIERKS (WRITTEN IN ENGLISH AND GERMAN)

WE MUST TALK „ We can’t keep on trading in the dark,Believing all told and untold,Lies to sacrifice up minors, weak,old and poor, We shall crave to recoil,This common enemy,Whose sole intent is to destroy,And discriminate mankind, We must talk,And … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK – COUNCILLOR ABIGAIL MARSHALL KATUNG, BASED IN LEEDS

Abigail is an elected member of the Leeds City Council and the first African to be elected onto the Council in May 2019. Abigail represents Little London, Woodhouse & the City Centre. Abigail is the Lead member for BAME in … Continue reading

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MY LIFE AT 55 “THE STONE THAT THE BUILDERS REJECTED” BY DR DAYO OLOMU

My Life @ 55…The Stones that the builders rejected… Who could believe that a young man whose father died when he was eight years old, who celebrated his 10th birthday at a bus garage in Lagos (Iyana Ipaja to be … Continue reading

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“THE PRICE OF BLACKNESS” ZOOM MEETING ON MONDAY THE 29TH OF JUNE AT 7PM- DO NOT MISS IT

Jackline Waziri is A Poet, Spoken Word Artist, Community advocate and The AFRICA4U YOUTH AMBASSADOR FOR THE UK. Visit her site today at http://www.jacklinewaziri.com She will be a Speaker on A zoom session titled “THE PRICE OF BLACKNESS” this Monday … Continue reading

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