WOA give you a list of three things you could do for everyday of the working week. There’s no need for you to suffer the Monday Blues: An evening meal at a restaurant you’ve never been to; tickets to the latest shows; or a podcast candidly exploring topical affairs will help you get through your nine-to-five. Read on to find out what we suggest for you to do today.


Workshop – Raise your profile – get your business in the media part 1.

Jessica Huie JHPR

PR expert and founder of JH Public Relations, Jessica Huie MBE, has created a masterclass aimed at equipping small business owners and entrepreneurs with the tools needed to generate their own publicity and raise the profile of their business on a limited budget.

Attendees at this workshop will learn and explore;

  • Which elements of their business or brand will be most appealing to journalists
  • What their personal business/brand hook is
  • How to implement newsworthy partnerships or create events which will get the media writing about you
  • How to create a PR campaign which will create visibility for your business/brand on and offline
  • How to use media coverage to increase sales
  • How to pitch to journalists
  • How to maximise your media coverage

Tue 9 Aug 2016, 14.00 – 16.00

Business & IP Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road



+44 (0) 20 7412 7901



Merchants-X-Okapi-1170x781MERCHANTS X OKAPI is bringing African fashion and art to the streets of London. From June 8 to August 31 you can head to this pop-up shop to get your fix.

Designers participating in the pop-up will include amongst others – Lalesso, Thabo Makhetha, Fouché London, Halsted, Smith Art Gallery, Patrick Mavros, MaXhosa by Laduma, Sindiso Khumalo, Henriette Botha, MONAA shoes, Frazer Parfum, CLAN, Bello|Edu, Laurence Airline, And Banana, Laloo, Loza Maléombho, Michael Nelson, MAKONO, Malée Cosmetics, Tales of Thread and Lanre da Silva Ajayi. All brands are sourced from various African countries including South Africa, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria.’

Merchants x Okapi

Until August 31/ Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm/ Fri 10am-5pm/ Closed on weekends

40 Eaton Terrace



Tel:  020 3417 7172

Instagram:  @merchantsonlong/  @okapibags


Listen/ Watch – Iroko TV 


iROKOtv is a web platform founded by Jason Njoku, the company’s CEO. The platform provides paid-for Nigerian films on-demand. It is one of Africa’s first mainstream online movie steaming websites, giving instant access to over 5,000 Nollywood film titles. iROKOtv is a part of iROKO Partners which is one of Africa’s leading entertainment companies, housing brands such as iROKING, an online music platform and its YouTube website, Nollywoodlove.

IrokoTV is a great way to relax and unwind after a hard day at work. With a yearly subscrition of only £10 theres no excuse not to treat yourself to some of the best of today’s Nollywood.