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About Faith J Shimba

Faith Shimba isan Entrepreneur, Investor and Instructor at the Faculty of Computer Science, Information Systems and Mathematics, Institute of Finance Management (IFM), Dar es salaam, Tanzania. He teaches Decision support systems, IT/IS security and Forensics, Systems analysis and Design and Business Information systems. He is also a member of IT Security and Forensics Research Group and Center for ICT Research and Innovations
He holds a Master of Science (Honors) degree in Computing from the Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin, Ireland and Advanced Diploma in Information Technology from the Institute of Finance Management in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

He is a full-time employee (Assistant Lecturer) of the Institute of Finance Management under the Information Technology (IT) Department.
His research interests are in the area of information systems security particularly security management tools, penetration testing and data recovery. His other areas of interest in research are in Cloud Computing, E-Governement,ICT Asset Management and IS anthropology.

Faith has served as the Acting Director Knowledge manage for the Tanzania Commission for Science and technology between June 2012 to July 2014. During his tenure at the commission, Faith has been involved in World bank funded project as Institution project coordinator. Faith has experience in working with incubators in Tanzania. While working with the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, he pioneered the inception of TV white space project in Tanzania through a PPP between Government, Microsoft, Private Sector and Universities.
Faith has vast experience in both Government, Education and Private Sector.


November 2015 - Present CEO, MOIRAI LIMITED ‐ MOIRAI
February 2008 - Present Assistant Lecturer, The Institute of Finance Management, Tanzania
June 2012 - July 2014 Director, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) ‐ Directorate of Knowledge Management
June 2012 - June 2014 Institutional Project Coordinator, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology ‐ Knowledge Management
April 2012 - June 2014 e-Learning Specialist, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology

Research Interests

IT security, Systems analysis and Design, and E-Learning

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Honors and Awards

  • Most Outstanding Thesis Award
  • Best Student Award


  • IS Security and Forensics
  • Information Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Software Engineering


August 2014 - February 2016 MPA - E-Policy and E-Government, Sung Kyun Kwan University ‐ Graduate School of Governance
September 2009 - October 2010 MSc Computing IT, Dublin Institute of Technology ‐ School of Computing
September 2004 - June 2007 BSc, The Institute of Finance Management, Tanzania ‐ Faculty of Computing Mathematics and Information Systems

Contact Information

Faith J Shimba
P.O Box 24566,
Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Mobile: +255 754 557 201



Journal Article/Proceedings (13)

Books (5)

Book Chapters (2)

Work on Progress (6)