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Full Name: 
Tapfuma Pashapa
Academic Role: 
PhD Student
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In 2006, Tapfuma graduated at Midlands State University with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Mathematics. Thereafter, he worked as High School Mathematics teacher for two years. In 2011, he graduated with a MPhil Degree in Demography at UCT. From 2011 to 2013, he worked as a Demography Research Assistant in the Centre for Actuarial Science (CARE) at UCT. In 2014, Tapfuma joined iCOMMS research team to pursue his PhD ​at University of Cape Town under supervision of A/Prof. Ulrike Rivett. Tapfuma enjoys watching and participating in sports such as soccer, tennis and cricket

Research Project / Interests: 

ICT4D, Information Systems

  1. Pashapa, T., ​Rivett, U. (2015): The context of ICT4D and development in rural areas: a case study of South Africa. Proceedings of the 9th IDIA conference, 8 - 9 November 2015, Nungwi, Zanzibar: 266-285 ISBN: 978-0-620-68395-1
  2. Conference Presentation: Presented Masters Research Findings at the Population Association of Southern Africa Confrence (2011) in Bloemfontein. Title Presented: Interrogation of the fertility differentials between the Malawi DHS and the Malawi Diffusion and Ideational Change Project data set