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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

NIGERIAN GLOBAL DIASPORA SUMMIT TAKES PLACE IN AMSTERDAM FROM APRIL THE 25TH

++ Sights and Sounds of Amsterdam-Netherlands++: The Great Nigerian Global Diaspora Summit+ Nigerian Global Diaspora will assemble in Amsterdam from the 25th of April for NIDOE Global Summit 2019. The Diaspora summit this year which is themed “Mobilizing Diaspora Human … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, SORIE KAMARA FROM SIERRA LEONE – LIVING IN FINLAND

In 1991 l started my musical group Ripsta Culture but by then it was called Sunny Theatre then later it was twisted to purely musically oriented movement sanitizing communities and our country as a whole on salent issues like health … Continue reading

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Nigerian Literary Icon and Poet- Gabriel Okara passes away at 97

Nigerian literary giant, Gabirel Okara, known as the first English language African writer, passed away in his sleep in Port Harcourt on Monday. He was two months shy of his 98th birthday. Okara, referred to as the “Nigerian Negritudist,” for his … Continue reading

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MORE COPIES OF OUR BLACK HISTORY AT UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT BOOKLET NOW AVAILABLE

DEAR FAMILY AND FRIENDS, MORE COPIES OF OUR NEW BOOKLET ON THE JOURNEY OF ORGANIZING BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR 6 YEARS IN A ROW IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UK MINISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE … Continue reading

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PETER TABICHI FROM KENYA WINS WORLDS BEST TEACHER & 1 MILLION DOLLARS

Meet Peter Tabichi, winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2019 The winner of the 2019 US $1 million prize was announced on stage by movie star Hugh Jackman. Peter was chosen from our top 10 finalists who come from all corners of the globe. … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Enrolment of All Nigerians in the National Identity Database (NIDB) Commences:-

PRESS RELEASE: Enrolment of All Nigerians in the National Identity Database (NIDB) Commences:- Nigerians in Diaspora Organization Worldwide (NIDOWW), in collaboration with various Nigerian organizations in the Diaspora, will commence the mobilization of all Nigerians for enrolment into the National … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK ,ABA GRAHAM FROM SIERRA LEONE – INSPIRATIONAL MOTIVATOR

An Inspirational Motivator and Cross-cultural Engagement Consultant. Educating Services and Communities. To develop a conscious mind about Equality and its impact. About Safeguarding and Harmful practices such as FGM Asset Mapping untapped potential Women and girls advocate History Post Graduate … Continue reading

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