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

OUR BLACK HISTORY ANNUAL EVENT AT UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT IN OCTOBER 2022

I am pleased to inform you that we will be organising THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT on Friday the 28th of October 2022. It has been a pleasure to organise THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH … Continue reading

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MWANA EVENTS – AN EXCLUSIVE SHOW FOR TANZANIANS AROUND THE WORLD – SAT 28TH OF MAY

MWANA EVENTS Tanzania | Tanzania | Tanzania SAT – 28 – MAY 2022 – 8PM ( UK TIME) Celebrating African Culture, Creativity & Art Providing African Entertainment & Community Poetry | Music| Culture | Network Time for all performers location … Continue reading

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“BLACK IN BRADFORD” ON BRADFORD COMMUNITY RADIO STATION EVERY THURSDAY

Black In Bradford on Bradford Community Radio Station Black in Bradford is all about the Hard-hitting and positive themes directly affecting the Black Community in Bradford as well as other surrounding areas. This amazing show is hosted by the amazing … Continue reading

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LYDIA OLET CONTINUES TO PROMOTE GOODWILL AND INTERNATIONAL AID BETWEEN UK AND KENYA

The amazing Lydia was in Cumbria a few days ago to receive two fire engines on behave of H.E Governor for Homabay Kenya The Governor with his delegates are scheduled to arrive in the UK in the next few days … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, TINA NORBURY (DISTINGUISHED TOASTMASTER) FROM ZIMBABWE

Tina Norbury-DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster) Communication,Leadership and Executive Team Strategist.  Comforting Hands Recruitment Director – an International Healthcare Recruitment, Training and Domiciliary Care Company based in Harrogate providing talented nurses, care assistants, support workers and social companions to the community, private … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CITIZEN COIN BRADFORD ?

Citizen Coin Citizen Coin is a digital scheme which recognises, values and rewards people for doing social good. A unique platform which rewards the great things people do, supports organisations who manage volunteers and promotes civic activities whilst supporting our … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING DAVID OWUMI BASED IN BRADFORD – AFRICA4U AWARD WINNER 2022

David Owumi based in Bradford was one of The Africa4u Award Winners at The Africa4u Awards for African and Caribbean Achievers living in West Yorkshire. The well attended event was held on Friday the 6th of May at The City … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING DIONNE EDWARDS BASED IN LEEDS – AFRICA4U AWARD WINNER 2022

Dionne Edwards based in Leeds was one of The Africa4u Award Winners at The Africa4u Awards for African and Caribbean Achievers living in West Yorkshire. The well attended event was held on Friday the 6th of May at The City … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING JERRY CRAWFORD BASED IN BRADFORD – AFRICA4U AWARD WINNER 2022

Jerry Crawford based in Bradford was one of The Africa4u Award Winners at The Africa4u Awards for African and Caribbean Achievers living in West Yorkshire. The well attended event was held on Friday the 6th of May at The City … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ESTHER OSAKWE BASED IN BRADFORD – AFRICA4U AWARD WINNER 2022

Esther Osakwe based in Bradford was one of The Africa4u Award Winners at The Africa4u Awards for African and Caribbean Achievers living in West Yorkshire. The well attended event was held on Friday the 6th of May at The City … Continue reading

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