Tawanda Matema

Tawanda Matema is a former Konrad Adenauer Foundation Scholar at SAIIA.

Work Title
Former Konrad Adenauer Foundation Scholar
SAIIA Programme
Economic Diplomacy
Areas of Expertise

Social movements
Sustainable development

Country Focus
South Africa, Zimbabwe

Shona and English


His research interest is African development, particularly in the areas of poverty alleviation, improving healthcare and embracing information communication technologies. Tawanda has a Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Zimbabwe (2014), an Honours degree in Development Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand (2019) and is currently studying for a Masters degree in Development Studies at the same institution.

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