By Tony Enyinta
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While we wait for this site to become fully operational, please do take time to acquaint yourselves with the principal author and owner of "Africa Short Stories" website, Tony Enyinta.
Tony Enyinta was born in Amiyi Uhu - Oguduasa, Isuikwuato L.G.A, of Abia state, Nigeria. He was educated variously at St. Patrick's School, Oguduasa, Isuikwuato Abia State, had his General Certificate Education (Ordinary Level) by tuition, went to College of Technology, Owerri in Imo State of Nigeria (now known as Federal Polytechnics, Nekede-Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria). He further went through The Writing School, London N22 6BX, UK where he horned his creative writing skills. He attended the Abia State Polytechnic for a Certificate course in Computer Sciences and then proceeded to Abia State University, Uturu for a Diploma in Law.
Over the past years, Tony had attended many Senior Management Courses, Conferences and Seminars and had made presentations in a couple of them. He is a writer with bylines in many Nigerian Newspapers such as The Guardian, Sunday Vanguard, Champion, and The Ambassador. He had been a columinst in The Statesman, The Ambassador and still writes for Abia State Service Monitor and weekly short stories for Broadcasting Coorporation of Abia State (BCA), Radio Station, Umuahia, currently transmitting on 88.1 FM in Abia State and environs.
Tony Enyinta's "The Mystery Contraband" had been published in the Saturday Sun Ray and the Life magazine. His short story, "The Merceneries" is part of the collection of short stories in Through laughter and tears : modern Nigerian short stories. His Bride price for the dead, has appeared in the Saturday Independent in 2011. Tony is the author of the book "The Absent Minded Professor (Humour Mongering) 2005. Finally, his collection of short stories including The Mystery Contraband have been registered with the United States Library Of Congress, Washington D.C. USA.
In displaying his multi-talentness, Tony stared on BCA-TV Channel 47 Youth Panorama Program where he had a segment in which he made fun/joked on our lives from death to family values; fashion & k-legs, marriage & divorce etc under the sobriquet 20-20 the Absent-minded Professor.
Tony Enyinta is also the Chief Operating Officer of TwentySquare Ventures where he provides specialized services to College/University students with their Term Papers and Thesis. He also anchor events, writes screen plays and considers scripts acting appearances.