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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

TANZANITE – TAKING PLACE 31ST OF JULY, DO NOT MISS IT

Please SHARE, SHARE & SHARE this flyer with your Friends, Family, Neighbours and Colleagues, invite them all to celebrate; African Culture, African creativity, African art, African talent and entertainment with us here @ Tanzanite_events. We look forward to seeing you … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW ?

THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW is all about promoting the true life and success stories of African and Caribbean achievers around the world. FEEL FREE TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL HERE – http://www.youtube.com/user/etekatoks Perhaps there is an Event, Initiative or … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, NAIROBI THOMPSON – WRITER, POET AND WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

A writer, poet and learning and development specialist, Nairobi is a versatile communicator and facilitator with a rare ability to challenge and entertain professional and artistic audiences. ​ When asked to describe herself and what she does Nairobi often quotes Chaka Khan’s … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK – MR INGRAM JONES

An enterprising and dynamic community leader with a proven track record in identifying and executing trailblazing public projects to engage disadvantaged and hard-to-reach members of society. Using compelling powers of communication and charismatic presence gained from over 5 years as … Continue reading

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IN CELEBRATION OF THE AMAZING JADON SANCHO

On Sunday the 11th of July, the amazing Jadon Sancho made us proud at the UEFA EURO Final when England faced Italy. We have a duty to promote the positive narratives and success stories of our young achievers. The vision … Continue reading

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IN CELEBRATION OF THE AMAZING MARCUS RASHFORD

On Sunday the 11th of July, the amazing Marcus Rashford made us proud at the UEFA EURO Final when England faced Italy. We have a duty to promote the positive narratives and success stories of our young achievers. The vision … Continue reading

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IN CELEBRATION OF THE AMAZING BUKAYO SAKA

On Sunday the 11th of July, the amazing Bukayo Saka made us proud at the UEFA EURO Final when England faced Italy. We have a duty to promote the positive narratives and success stories of our young achievers. The vision … Continue reading

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“FABLES OF OLD CALABAR” A COLLECTION OF AFRICAN FABLES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS (COMING SOON)

“FABLES OF OLD CALABAR” A COLLECTION OF AFRICAN FABLES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS (COMING SOON) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, ORDERS ,PUBLICATIONS AND PRE- ORDERS send an email to jehfcentre@outlook.com

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“LEARN EFIK 1 AND 2 ” BY PHILIP AKODA

About two years ago, I enrolled in an Efik class with the hope of learning the Efik Language. I realized several issues my Efik teacher faced when teaching Efik. For starters, the textbook we used was very old and colourless. … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK , MR DESMOND OVBIAGELE – AWARD WINNING FILM DIRECTOR

Desmond Ovbiagele worked in investment banking for over a decade before exiting to pursue a passion for movie production. He wrote, produced and co-directed his debut feature film, Render to Caesar, which was selected to screen in official competition at FESPACO, … Continue reading

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