Shingirirai Mashura has been appointed as lecturer in business administration. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe. He has been involved in a variety of consultancy and research projects, including “regional cost comparison study to ascertain the competitiveness of Zimbabwe’s tourism businesses”; “Multi-country study on service quality in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions and the “Development of Southern African Development Community (SADC) trade development and trade promotion framework”. He has also authored and co-authored research papers, on international trade issues, climate change and agriculture in developing countries, and institutional economics. Mr. Mashura is also currently pursuing a PhD with the University of Western Cape.