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

COMING SOON ON THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW – TASHAN HENDRICKS, BRAND STRATEGIST AND WRITER BASED IN JAMAICA

Watch this space for the amazing Tashan Hendricks – Creative brand strategist and writer based in Jamaica Take 2 secs to subscribe to our channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/etekatoks TASHAN HENDRICKS – CREATIVE BRAND STRATEGIST AND WRITER FROM JAMAICA I am a Jamaican … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK- ERNEST EBELE OBUMSELU

I have a varied professional background with a strong focus on managing market research, social research and stakeholder programmes and projects in both public and voluntary sector. I have experience of developing insight products from data collection and analysis in … Continue reading

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JAMES ENE HENSHAW FOUNDATION PRESENTS – JEHF PLAYWRIGHTS AWARD 2021

YOU ARE INVITED to join us for the virtual presentation of the JEHF Playwriting Competition Awards 2021Time: Sept 26, 2021 @ 4:30 PM (London)To join, click on the link below:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85003817119…Meeting ID: 850 0381 7119Passcode: 943524

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, PATIENCE AGADA – SPOKEN WORD POET BASED IN JOS, NIGERIA

Patience is a spoken word poet and writer who lives in Jos, Plateau state Nigeria. She’s a student of University of Jos, in the department of Mass Communication and hopes to be an excellent TV host someday. Patience believes that … Continue reading

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BLACK HISTORY AT THE CITY LIBRARY IN BRADFORD – MONDAY THE 4TH OF OCTOBER AT 5PM – DO NOT MISS IT

BLACK HISTORY AT THE CITY LIBRARY IN BRADFORD – MONDAY THE 4TH OF OCTOBER AT 5PM – DO NOT MISS IT We are pleased to inform you that THE AFRIC4U ASSOCIATION will be organizing The Black History Month Celebrations at The … Continue reading

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CLIMATE EMERGENCY WALK TAKING PLACE IN BRADFORD on FRIDAY THE 17TH OF SEPTEMBER

There will be two walks, one from Baildon and Shipley and one from Allerton leaving at 4pm with Julie Longden.  The Climate Emergency Walk takes place on Friday the 17th of September 2021 To support The Climate Emergency Walk from … Continue reading

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OUR BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATIONS AT UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT 2021

Dear Family and Friends, We are pleased to inform that We shall be organising The Black History Month Celebrations at UK House of parliament for the 8th year next month . We are also pleased to inform you that the … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, DR EMMANUEL ABRAHAM – CHAIRMAN OF TOPFAITH SCHOOLS

Topfaith University is a Vision of splendour born out of passion for excellence in university education within the context of functional research, global trends, entrepreneurship and life skills. This Vision is part of the overall philosophy of Thomas Abraham Foundation, … Continue reading

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BLACK HISTORY AT THE CITY LIBRARY IN BRADFORD – MONDAY THE 4TH OF OCTOBER AT 5PM – DO NOT MISS IT

We are pleased to inform you that THE AFRIC4U ASSOCIATION will be organizing The Black History Month Celebrations at The City Library, Centenary Square Bradford BD1 1SD on Monday the 4th of October at 5pm on the Dot. Come and … Continue reading

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The Objectivity Paradox By Livy-Elcon Emereonye -(SILVER AWARD WINNER, TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ COMPETITION 2021)

The Objectivity Paradox By Livy-Elcon Emereonye We live in a world of deception where most people are not real and as such hate, with passion, objective minds. They love lies and court anyone that can feed them with that may … Continue reading

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