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

“TIME TO SAY GOODBYE” BY CHAIRMAN OF NIGERIANS IN THE DIASPORA ORGANISATION EUROPE- HON KENNETH GBANDI

🈴 GOODBYE EUROPE! HOME COMING GERMANY!!: After 4 Years as Chairman of Nigerian Diaspora Org. Europe, it’s time to say Goodbye. Thank you all for the great honour and opportunity to serve you. Let us collectively make the 2020 AGM a … Continue reading

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5 GOOD REASONS TO VISIT TANZANIA, BY JACKLINE WAZIRI

5 GOOD REASONS TO VISIT TANZANIA, BY JACKLINE WAZIRI Maasai culture and lifestyle openly welcomes visitors with their vibrant red shuka and energetic soul Tanzania remains the heart of the most beloved home for Safari destinations. Climbing the tallest mountain … Continue reading

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CHADWICK BOSEMAN, BLACK AMERICAN ICON DIES OF CANCER

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chadwick Boseman, who played Black American icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown with searing intensity before inspiring audiences worldwide as the regal Black Panther in Marvel’s blockbuster movie franchise, died Friday of cancer. He was 43. … Continue reading

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BETTER CHOPS NIGERIA INSPIRED BY STEVEN, WATCH THIS SPACE -LAUNCH DATE, 1ST OF OCTOBER 2020

BETTER CHOPS NIGERIA LAGOS INSPIRED BY STEVE FERNANDEZ AN INNOVATIVE FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE WITH A DIFFERENCE NIGERIAN JOLLOF RICE JAMAICAN RICE AND PEAS STEVENS FRIED RICE CHICKEN AND CHIPS PLACE YOUR ORDER IN THE WEEK AND WE WILL DELIVER IN … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, MIRIAM CHIOMA ALETE OF SOUNDCITY RADIO, PORT-HARCOURT, NIGERIA

MY PERSONAL BIO MIRIAM CHIOMA ALETE Miriam Chioma Alete popularly knows as Mimi or Mimz is a Nigerian Media Personality, and Editor. Early Life and Education Mimi is a graduate of The University Of Calabar with a degree in Educational … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER “PEACE” WRITTEN BY JACKLINE WAZIRI

PEACE Front Door  back Door Opened wide All day Still a HODI with respect and a KARIBU   always with Warmth Peace was alive it walked day and night Eyes Full of smiles Laughs carried you all day long flood … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, CHIOMA NKWONTA OF FLO 94.9 FM UMUAHIA, ABIA STATE

Chioma Nkwonta  is a trained broadcaster  with years  of successful experience in program presentation and news casting. Chioma currently works for Flo 94.9 Fm umuahia Abia state. A strong believer of being the best you can always. She was formerly … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER “COMMUNITY” WRITTEN BY UK BASED POET, JACKLINE WAZIRI

Community  It was the way They held each other’s Hands in that Circle elevated Brotherhood It was the way Dance went through them In beat. Their Hearts Painted Sisterhood WRITTEN BY JACKLINE WAZIRI

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POETRY CORNER “DNA” WRITTEN BY THE AMAZING JACKLINE WAZIRI

DNA Being African is not a choice or a decision.  It is culture You cannot choose it today and not want it tomorrow. It is DNA deep planted in the soil of our blood. It is Seeds Being African is … Continue reading

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF OTUNBA (DR) DAPO WILLIAMS (PHD, FRSA)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF OTUNBA (DR) DAPO WILLIAMS (PHD, FRSA) We still feel your candles that have lit the voices of so many homes, And the laughter that filled the warmth of faces that were scared to smile We still … Continue reading

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