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Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

Researcher, The Brenthurst Foundation

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Marie-Noelle Nwokolo was previously our Machel-Mandela Fellow and now works at the Brenthurst Foundation as a researcher. She is a recent MSc Development Management graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an alumni of the Programme for African Leadership (PfAL) at LSE. Prior to the Foundation, Marie-Noelle worked across a broad spectrum of roles at organizations such as The Advisory Board Company in Washington D.C, WaterAid UK, Diamond6 Leadership & Strategy and PrimeStrategy Ghana. She has spoken at, and organized, convenings on growth, poverty and inequality, such as the flagship LSE Africa Summit. Prior to this, she graduated from Dickinson College, Pa, USA with an undergraduate degree in International Business & Management (Departmental Honors) and a minor in Economics. She is a proud member of Sigma Beta Delta, and Phi Beta Kappa - the oldest and most prestigious academic honour society in the United States.


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Content by Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

Ghana Needs Truthful and Accountable Leadership to Save its Economy

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Ghana Needs Truthful and Accountable Leadership to Save its Economy

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

28 Nov 2022

Brothers in Freedom - Bobi Wine and Sofia Grabovetska with String Mockingbird

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Brothers in Freedom - Bobi Wine and Sofia Grabovetska with String Mockingbird

Bobi Wine, Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Richard Harper, Robin Auld, Zitto Kabwe

9 Nov 2022

Where to Next?: Inside Lesotho's 2022 Election

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Where to Next?: Inside Lesotho's 2022 Election

Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Ray Hartley, Richard Morrow

25 Oct 2022

Alone But Altogether - Bobi Wine and Sofia Grabovetska with String Mockingbird

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Alone But Altogether - Bobi Wine and Sofia Grabovetska with String Mockingbird

Bobi Wine, Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Richard Harper, Robin Auld, Zitto Kabwe

28 Sep 2022

Voter Apathy — Especially Among the Young — Threatens Democracy in Africa

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Voter Apathy — Especially Among the Young — Threatens Democracy in Africa

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

15 Sep 2022

Lessons from Kenya's Knife-Edge Presidential Election

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Lessons from Kenya's Knife-Edge Presidential Election

Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Ray Hartley

6 Sep 2022

Kenyan Election: Will Democracy Triumph?

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Kenyan Election: Will Democracy Triumph?

Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

2 Aug 2022

What it takes to Build a State: Lessons from Somaliland

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What it takes to Build a State: Lessons from Somaliland

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

12 Jul 2022

Somaliland: How to Get onto the Right Side of History

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Somaliland: How to Get onto the Right Side of History

Bobi Wine, Greg Mills, John Steenhuisen, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Ray Hartley, Richard Harper, Richard Morrow, Tendai Biti

29 Jun 2022

The Case for a New and Better Social Compact for Africa in the Quest for Growth

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The Case for a New and Better Social Compact for Africa in the Quest for Growth

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

25 May 2022

No One Is Safe Until Everyone Is Safe: A Study of Migrant Experiences With COVID-19 in South Africa

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No One Is Safe Until Everyone Is Safe: A Study of Migrant Experiences With COVID-19 in South Africa

Alexandra Willis, Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere, Gugu Resha, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Richard Morrow

18 May 2022

Youth Unemployment is Africa's Biggest Crisis and Puts the Continent at Risk of Becoming Home to Centres of Chaos

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Youth Unemployment is Africa's Biggest Crisis and Puts the Continent at Risk of Becoming Home to Centres of Chaos

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

23 Feb 2022

Africa Needs to Start-Up its Future if Poverty is to be Beaten

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Africa Needs to Start-Up its Future if Poverty is to be Beaten

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

27 Dec 2021

Africa is a Mineral Treasure Chest That Could be a Huge Boost for Development — if State Predators Are Kept at Bay

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Africa is a Mineral Treasure Chest That Could be a Huge Boost for Development — if State Predators Are Kept at Bay

Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

22 Oct 2021

 Government Should Change its Approach to Service Delivery

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Government Should Change its Approach to Service Delivery

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

14 Oct 2021

Killing Africa's Poor Governance with Kindness

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Killing Africa's Poor Governance with Kindness

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

13 Oct 2021

Zanzibar's Bright Future as a Blue Economy Destination

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Zanzibar's Bright Future as a Blue Economy Destination

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Richard Morrow

16 Aug 2021

Planning is Easy, Implementation is the Real Skill

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Planning is Easy, Implementation is the Real Skill

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

28 May 2021

Africa needs to ramp up education to meet the changing world of work

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Africa needs to ramp up education to meet the changing world of work

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

16 Apr 2021

Understanding and Building Resilience of Health Systems in Africa: COVID-19 and Beyond

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Understanding and Building Resilience of Health Systems in Africa: COVID-19 and Beyond

Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

14 Apr 2021

The Brenthurst Foundation Podcast

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The Brenthurst Foundation Podcast

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

Africa's dearth of statistics a major impediment to policymaking

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Africa's dearth of statistics a major impediment to policymaking

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Natalya Oberst

20 Jan 2021

Ghana's election: A play for change or continuity

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Ghana's election: A play for change or continuity

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

5 Dec 2020

A Aspiração Asiática

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A Aspiração Asiática

Bobi Wine, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Emily van der Merwe, Greg Mills, Hailemariam Desalegn, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ray Hartley

14 Oct 2020

L'aspiration asiatique

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L'aspiration asiatique

Bobi Wine, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Emily van der Merwe, Greg Mills, Hailemariam Desalegn, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ray Hartley

14 Oct 2020

The Asian Aspiration Documentary

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The Asian Aspiration Documentary

Bobi Wine, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Greg Mills, Hailemariam Desalegn, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ray Hartley

12 Oct 2020

If Africa masters the rules of artificial and data intelligence, it can solve some of its biggest issues

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If Africa masters the rules of artificial and data intelligence, it can solve some of its biggest issues

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

12 Oct 2020

Kingdom of Lesotho must seize textile manufacturing crown

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Kingdom of Lesotho must seize textile manufacturing crown

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

22 Sep 2020

Ghana's Great Agricultural Opportunity

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Ghana's Great Agricultural Opportunity

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

7 Aug 2020

Lesotho under its new prime minister: Time to think out of the box?

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Lesotho under its new prime minister: Time to think out of the box?

Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

22 May 2020

After the virus: What are Africa's chances of recovery?

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After the virus: What are Africa's chances of recovery?

Emily van der Merwe, Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Ray Hartley

30 Apr 2020

How to Turn Crisis into Opportunity: After COVID-19 — Choices for a Better South African Future

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How to Turn Crisis into Opportunity: After COVID-19 — Choices for a Better South African Future

Emily van der Merwe, Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Ray Hartley

23 Apr 2020

Changing the incentives of Ghana's political institutions: A lesson from NPP about winning elections

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Changing the incentives of Ghana's political institutions: A lesson from NPP about winning elections

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

6 Apr 2020

Leadership in a time of crisis: lessons for the AfCFTA

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Leadership in a time of crisis: lessons for the AfCFTA

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

4 Apr 2020

How much could Coronavirus cost the SA economy? A preliminary estimate

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How much could Coronavirus cost the SA economy? A preliminary estimate

Emily van der Merwe, Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Ray Hartley

30 Mar 2020

The Asian Aspiration Book Podcast

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The Asian Aspiration Book Podcast

Emily van der Merwe, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

The Future of African Cities - Crucibles of Change

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The Future of African Cities - Crucibles of Change

Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Nchimunya Hamukoma, Ray Hartley

30 Jan 2020

Move quickly or be damned: The imperative of African competitiveness

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Move quickly or be damned: The imperative of African competitiveness

Emily van der Merwe, Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

20 Jan 2020

Beyond business as usual: Addressing Ghana's unemployment woes

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Beyond business as usual: Addressing Ghana's unemployment woes

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

11 Dec 2019

Lesotho at the crossroads: New engines are needed to drive growth

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Lesotho at the crossroads: New engines are needed to drive growth

Emily van der Merwe, Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

26 Nov 2019

We don't have to do it alone: Lessons from Asia for Ghana

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We don't have to do it alone: Lessons from Asia for Ghana

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

26 Nov 2019

Somaliland - New Ways Of Doing Things In A Tough Neighbourhood

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Somaliland - New Ways Of Doing Things In A Tough Neighbourhood

Greg Mills, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Ray Hartley

10 Sep 2019

Taking an Uber on water could be the answer to the traffic chaos that gridlocks Lagos

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Taking an Uber on water could be the answer to the traffic chaos that gridlocks Lagos

Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

9 Sep 2019

Ramaphosa's choice for the declining ANC

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Ramaphosa's choice for the declining ANC

Emily van der Merwe, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

20 May 2019

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