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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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY FATHER

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY FATHER  The dawn has been eager to embrace this day, Its heart has bee waiting, before the motions of the sunrise. Its palms are filled with fresh daffodils Kissing the moments of a new celebration . … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, LOUISA OLANIYI – TV HOST AND AWARD WINNING BROADCAST JOURNALIST

LOUISA OLANIYI is a 21st century compere, multi award winning Broadcast Journalist, Tech enthusiast, TV host and producer, whose knack for performance drives to explore greater challenges in the industry and has led her to be consistently active in both … Continue reading

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HOW TO LAUNCH YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS AND BE TOTALLY UNBEATABLE

HOW TO LAUNCH YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS AND BE TOTALLY UNBEATABLE

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT GLOBAL VILLAJE RADIO STATION ?

Global villaje Radio is an internet radio station providing health, wellness and well being content to members of the black community in the Uk and around the globe, also featuring vintage soul, R&B and more.Are you a health care practitioners? … Continue reading

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ARE YOU FINDING IT DIFFICULT TO STAY MOTIVATED DURING THE LOCKDOWN ? HERE IS WHAT TO DO

HERE IS A QUESTION , Are you finding it difficult to stay motivated during the Lockdown ? HERE IS WHAT TO DO We are currently running private one to one virtual sessions on “HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED AND HAPPY DURING … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, CHINOMSO AMADI – TV PRESENTER, MEDIA TRAINER AND CONTENT DEVELOPER

Chinomso Thelma Amadi is a seasoned broadcaster and an experienced communication professional and media trainer. She has about 6 years of experience in full-time TV broadcasting as a content developer, Reporter, Anchor, Producer, trainer, editorial skills etc. She started out with … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, THELMA OBAZE – TV PRESENTER AND FITNESS TRAINER

THELMA OBAZE I have always loved to broadcast,to talk,to narrate,to conduct interviews., I love to see peoples reactions to pleasant and surprising news..I used to interview my siblings as far back as I can recall.. I did get into UNIBEN … Continue reading

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TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL ONLINE POETRY COMPETITION 2021 -CLOSING DATE, 1ST OF APRIL

We are pleased to inform you that entries are now open for this years TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL ONLINE POETRY COMPETITION 2021. To enter this years online poetry competition, applicants are advised to send in just ONE POEM to afripoet@gmail.com … Continue reading

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“HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED & HAPPY DURING THE LOCKDOWN” BY TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ

DO YOU FIND IT DIFFICULT TO STAY MOTIVATED DURING THE LOCKDOWN? ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLE DEVELOPING A ROUTINE THAT FITS INTO YOUR LIFESTYLE? ARE YOU HAVING DIFFICULTIES EMBRACING THE PRESENT MOMENT ? IF YOU HAVE ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, GEORGINA NDUKWE-EZEANYIKA OF SILVERBIRD NEWS 24, ABUJA

BIOGRAPHY: GEORGINA NDUKWE-EZEANYIKA  My name is Georgina Ndukwe-Ezeanyika, I currently work as a senior Correspondent, Reporter and Newscaster with Silverbird News24, Abuja. Asides from reading the news on Silverbird Television and on Rhythm 94.7FM, I produce and present a live programme on Silverbird Television … Continue reading

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