Monthly Archives: October 2021

ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, DR CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON FROM GUYANA

ABOUT DR CHRISTOPHER A JOHNSON

Dr. Christopher A. Johnson was born in Guyana (former British Guiana), South America into a poly-ethnic family. He is an award- winning journalist, editor, publisher and business management consultant since the 1980s. Former Commonwealth/Nuffield Cambridge Press Fellow, Management Science Fellow, holder of a Diploma in Journalism & Professional Writing, a certified
Commonwealth Youth Worker, with an MBA in Marketing Management and a Doctorate in Business Management.

A visiting lecturer/tutor in Marketing, Leadership-Management and Enterprise Research among others. He is a Founder/Director of Global Entrepreneurial Development Services Limited (www.geds.center) and Chair of Community Education Academy of Leadership (www.ceal.org.uk). A highly successful bid writer having contributed over £3 million worth of funding for SMEs and charities in London, the South East and the Midland Counties especially. Keen to support economic and social initiatives in
Africa, Caribbean, MENA Region and South Asia.


Dr Johnson’s most recent publications are The Anatomy of British South Asian Enterprise (2016) and British Caribbean British Caribbean Enterprises (2009) for which he received the ‘Obama
Shield’. Currently, he is working on a new book on British African Entrepreneurship. He is a stirring advocate of inclusive policies for the advancement of the ethnic/migrant firm sector in Britain. Past-
President of the Lions Club of London Hornsey (2004-2005), being a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship (M.J.F) for leading the recruitment of female members into the organisation.
His motto is `Excellence is the Fulfilment of the Human Spirit’.

HUMBLED TO RECEIVE MY 23RD AWARD – THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

I was so humbled to receive this beacon award on Monday the 4th of October 2021 by The City beacon team.

Many thanks to Dr Sohail Abraham Ahmed and Bradford 4 Better team for the honor.

The soul of any community lives within the heart of its people as we continue to be the CHANGE we want to see in society The truth is, even though this is my 23rd award – it simply feels like the first.

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“THE INTRICACIES OF PURCHASING A PROPERTY” WITH JACQUI AS GUEST ON SUPREME FM

Jacqui Defoe, who will be sharing her experience of purchasing properties, the legalities you need to be aware of plus possible pitfalls and much more…..Tune in to Supreme FM Saturday 9th October 2021From: 8am-10am (GMT) 9am-11am (CEST) 8am-10am (WAT)Www.supremefmlive.ning.com Radio Garden: Supreme FM Tunein: http://tun.in/seSJw

A SUCCESSFUL BLACK HISTORY EVENT AT THE CITY LIBRARY IN BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE

A SUCCESFUL BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT IN THE HEART OF WEST YORKSHIRE The soul of any community lives in the heart of its people. On Monday the 4th of October,

We organized The BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS which took place at The City Library in Central Bradford. Many thanks to the amazing Dionne V Hood and team for providing us with the venue.

The theme of this years event was THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN SOCIETY AS BLACK PEOPLE. We were humbled to have THE DEPUTY MAYOR OF BRADFORD – Concillor Bev Mullaney in attendance, it was great to meet her for the first time

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR MEDIA PARTNERS FOR THIS EVENT – Bradford 4 Better managed by Dr Sohail Abraham Ahmed and his amazing team,.

They conducted some amazing interviews and provided professional video footage which will soon be available. Watch this space for more updates on Bradford4Better on my International Blog

SPECIAL THANKS ALSO TO OUR AMAZING KEY SPEAKERS WHO HAVE NOT ONLY MADE PROFOUND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SPIRIT OF BLACK HISTORY, BUT WHO CONTINUE TO MAKE GREAT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CITY OF BRADFORD

A BIG THANK YOU TO

MR Charles Dacres – DIRECTOR OF BRADFORD HATE CRIME

MR Jerry Red Dred Crawford– ALL NATIONS UK AND COLLECTIVE IMPACT BLM

MR Kofi Amoateng– CEO FO YAM SPICE AFRICAN RESTAURANT, BRADFORD

Nana Abena Owusuwaa Hagan– TV HOST OF THE INSIDE VIEW

YOU WERE ALL SIMPLY AMAZING

THANK YOU TO SOME AMAZING COMMUNITY LEADERS WHO WERE ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Many thanks to

Mick Chandsoor and team from THE BRADFORD CULTURE BID 2025 TEAM

KATH Kaf Muscrat Canoville OF BRADFORD COMMUNITY RADIO STATION

Matt Henderson – OF Bradford For Everyone

Irene Eribo Ani – THE CEO OF Ebony Ambassadors

AND MANY OTHERS

MANY THANKS ALSO TO OUR LEEDS REPRESENTATIVE OF AFRICA 4 U ASSOCIATION – MR Anzir Boodoo– YOUR COMMITMENT IS PROFOUND.

THIS WAS THE 2ND OF OUR SIX INITIATIVES FOR BLACK HISTORY- CONTINUE TO WATCH THIS SPACE

2You and Inspiring Bradford

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ALARO CITY ?

Alaro City is a new city being built in the Lekki Free Zone.We are a mixed use, mixed income city-scale development with areas for light industrial, commercial, residential uses.When completed, over 200,000 people will live and work in our City.Since launch in January 2019, Over 40 businesses are operational or in various stages of building their facilities at Alaro City.Businesses such as Ariel Foods, Starium(BUA), Sana, Mantrac Caterpillar, Rungas.

We have also seen great momentum on the residential side of the city. Over a recent 30 day window, we welcomed on average one new residential subscriber daily, pushing us to intensify clearing works on phase 2 of the residential enclave.Have we piqued your interest yet?

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THE AWARD WINNING DR CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON FROM GUYANA ON THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW – WATCH THIS SPACE

The amazing Dr Christopher Johnson , an award- winning journalist, editor, publisher and business management consultant from Guyana will be a guest on THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW as part of BLACK HISTORY MONTH. This is a show you cannot afford to miss.

Dr Johnson’s most recent publications are The Anatomy of British South Asian Enterprise (2016) and British Caribbean British Caribbean Enterprises (2009) for which he received the ‘Obama
Shield’. Currently, he is working on a new book on British African Entrepreneurship. He is a stirring advocate of inclusive policies for the advancement of the ethnic/migrant firm sector in Britain. Past-
President of the Lions Club of London Hornsey (2004-2005), being a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship (M.J.F) for leading the recruitment of female members into the organisation.

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ABOUT DR CHRISTOPHER A JOHNSON

Dr. Christopher A. Johnson was born in Guyana (former British Guiana), South America into a poly-ethnic family. He is an award- winning journalist, editor, publisher and business management consultant since the 1980s. Former Commonwealth/Nuffield Cambridge Press Fellow, Management Science Fellow, holder of a Diploma in Journalism & Professional Writing, a certified
Commonwealth Youth Worker, with an MBA in Marketing Management and a Doctorate in Business Management.

A visiting lecturer/tutor in Marketing, Leadership-Management and Enterprise Research among others. He is a Founder/Director of Global Entrepreneurial Development Services Limited (www.geds.center) and Chair of Community Education Academy of Leadership (www.ceal.org.uk). A highly successful bid writer having contributed over £3 million worth of funding for SMEs and charities in London, the South East and the Midland Counties especially. Keen to support economic and social initiatives in
Africa, Caribbean, MENA Region and South Asia.


Dr Johnson’s most recent publications are The Anatomy of British South Asian Enterprise (2016) and British Caribbean British Caribbean Enterprises (2009) for which he received the ‘Obama
Shield’. Currently, he is working on a new book on British African Entrepreneurship. He is a stirring advocate of inclusive policies for the advancement of the ethnic/migrant firm sector in Britain. Past-
President of the Lions Club of London Hornsey (2004-2005), being a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship (M.J.F) for leading the recruitment of female members into the organisation.
His motto is `Excellence is the Fulfilment of the Human Spirit’.