Olivia Nyahokwe

Economics Faculty

Olivia teaches and contributes to the development of the Business and Economics course at ALA.

Olivia works at ALA with her peer faculty members to advance pedagogy, school culture, and student life. Olivia’s Business and Economics courses at ALA enable her students to gain a further understanding and problem solve around the Business and Economic issues on the African continent.

Olivia joined University of South Africa in 2015 as an economics facilitator teaching economics modules. From there she joined University of Johannesburg as a research assistant. She has also worked with Management College of Southern Africa, IMM school of Marketing as a Business and Economics facilitator.

At ALA, Olivia is a Board Member for the Student Enterprise Programme and a mentor of the CFO competition. Additionally, she is part of the advisory program and coaches student teams on campus.

Olivia Nyahokwe


Time management
Business & Economics


Masters in Economics – University of Fort Hare

Honours and Awards

Received an award from Economics research of southern Africa as the second best student in Economics for my Honours


Exchange rate volatility on unemployment in South Africa
The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on South African Exports
Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on Unemployment in South Africa