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/Dr Leon Poshai


  • PhD in Public Administration (University of the Western Cape, 2022)
  • Master of Public Administration Degree (University of Zimbabwe, 2017).
  • Bachelor of Administration Degree (University of Zimbabwe, 2013).
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management (IPMZ, 2017).
  • Certificate in Copy-Editing (University of Cape Town, 2020).
  • Certificate in Practical Project Planning and Management (University of Zimbabwe, 2016).
  • Certificate in Data analysis using SPSS (SPSS Zimbabwe, 2017).
  • International Computer Driving Certificate (TelOne Center for Learning, 2015).

Research Interests:

  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Digital Governance 
  • Public Administration 


  1. Poshai, L. & Vyas-Doorgapersad, S. (2023). Digital Justice Delivery in Zimbabwe: Integrated Electronic Case Management System Adoption. South African Journal of Information Management, 25(1), pp.1-11.
  2. Poshai, L.,  Chilunjika, A., & Intauno, K. (2023). Examining the Institutional and Legislative Frameworks for Enforcing Cybersecurity in Zimbabwe. International Cybersecurity Law Review, 4 (2), pp.1-19.
  3. Poshai, L. & Vyas-Doorgapersad, S. (2023). Constraining impact of rapid urban in-migration on sustainable urban housing provision in Harare, Zimbabwe. Journal of Southwest Jiaotong University, 58 (4), pp.251-267.
  4. Poshai, L. & Marawako, J. (2023). ‘Evaluating the efficacy of digital platforms for cyberspace election campaigning in Zimbabwe: Implications for the 2023 plebiscite’. In S. Muqayi (Ed.). The Route Towards the 2023 Harmonised Elections in Zimbabwe. (pp.11-38). Harare: University of Zimbabwe Publications. 
  5. Chigora, P., Poshai, L., & Mcilo, A. (2022). Challenges with online teaching and learning under Covid-19 lockdown in selected Zimbabwean universities. Journal of Public Administration and Development Alternatives7(2), pp.36-49.

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