Africa 4u is all about what’s happening in Reading from an African view point, this also entails events taking place, success stories, people making a difference and projects available aimed at encouraging social integration and community awareness.
If you are an African living in Berkshire, or living elsewhere in the UK with a interest in the Reading area, and have a story, I would like to hear from you. Ring me on 07882809005
Every Tuesday from 6pm; I interview role models, community leaders, professionals, artists, music critics, social entrepreneurs and young people in Reading who are making a difference in Berkshire. I also play Afrobeat, Afro-Jazz, West African Highlife, Congolese Soukous, Music from different countries in Africa, 80s, 90s and oldies.
Previous guests include; Israel Onorode – Highlife Musician, Comedian and Actor – Reading; David Ajisafe – Professional Photographer and Entrepreneur; Ebele Obumselu – Community Engagement Consultant; Raphael Obrike – Musician, Entrepreneur and Director of Cru-Network; James Pyle – Youth Worker; John Salisman – Arts Director of Unity Arts, Reading; Jass – Singer; Beth Wright – Singer; Izandra – Performance Poet, Philosopher and Teacher; Mathew Daniels– Businessman and Author of 5 Books; Jacqueline Wabara – CEO of Miss Nubian Foundation; Peter Orji, Solicitor; Chidi, Owner of Proud to be African Clothing; Elnette Parsons;Amantha – Director of Kuumba Nia Arts; Frehiwot – dance teacher; Lesley Elias – Exhibition Organiser; Julia Titus – Singer songwriter; Phil Gregory – Brainchild of Black Presence;Mish da Fyah Sistah – Singer and Songwriter; Frank Eyembe– Urban Pulse; Obiora Egere – Businessman; Malcolm Effiong– Musician & Sales Coordinator for OHTV; Reto – Guitarist; The Phatt Lady – Singer songwriter; Des O’Connor – Life dating and relationship coach; Natasha Jacobus – Seap Advocate;John Lusingi – Chairman of Tanzanian Association; Winston Ellis – British Filmstar, Producer & 3 times martial arts world champion; Jo Bettlestone – Singer; Roland Perkins – Chairperson of Greneda Association of Reading; James Mommoh – Chairperson of Legloma Association of Berkshire;Robert Ntefon – Relationship Coach and Marriage Mentor, Author & Motivational speaker; Chancellor Debs Edwards – The Mayor of Reading; Joshua Olaleye – Young person of the year at the Price of Reading Awards; Jonathan Hubbard – Music Promotor; Carol Jiani – Nigerian Musician; Enomfon Ntefon – Relationship coach, motivational speaker and Pastor;Shirley Anstis – Writer and Counsellor; Jocelyn Melton-Greyand Annette Levy – Jamaican Society of Reading; Yemi Akinsiwaju – Published writer; Patricia Smith – Poet; Juwon Ogunge – Singer Songwriter; Bridgette Chalau – Founder of Miss West Africa UK; Rob Garriet – Director of Education2Day;Beatrice Byakika – Ugandan singer songwriter; Ethel Elaka Gondiwe – Zambian singer songwriter; Stephen Missah,Tahira Andrews and Nrma Dube – The Teen Club, Reading; Nigerian Gospel group Infinity; Adebantu – Nigerian musician;Jesse Jagz – Nigerian musician; Ill Bliss – Nigerian musician;Amina Ibrahim – Nigerian musician; Psalm Ebube – Nigerian musician; Simply Michael – Nigerian musician; Femi Jubai – Nigerian musician; Sunday Udoh – Nigerian musician; Jenny O– Nigerian musician.
To find more about my community and social events, join the ‘Africa Awakening International’ facebook group.
I have written and published three books; ‘The Beauty in the Dark’, ‘The Sound of Running Water’ & ‘One Moment of Peace’.