Dr.Mercy Mlay Komba

Senior Lecturer

Dr. M. M Komba is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at Mzumbe University. She holds a PhD in Information Science from the University of South Africa. She supervises postgraduate students, and teaches e-business and e-commerce, e-government, e-learning, m-learning, information systems management, information technology and society, System analysis and design, software engineering to undergraduate and post graduate students at Mzumbe University. Dr. Komba has published in peer reviewed journals and one book chapter, and she has presented research papers in international conferences. Her area of research interests includes e-learning, e-business, m-learning and e-government.

Full Name: Mercy Mlay Komba
Date of Birth: 29/8/1973
Place of Birth: Moshi
Country of Birth: Tanzania.
Gender: Female
Nationality: Tanzanian
Country of Birth: Tanzania.
Marital Status: Married with three children.
Contact: Mobile:+255 784 598758 || +255 767 598758 || +255 713 598758
Tel: 255 (0) 23 2604380/1/3/4
Email: mmkomba@mzumbe.ac.tz || mmkomba@gmail.com
Address: P. O. Box 87, Faculty of Science and Technology, Mzumbe University , Morogoro, Tanzania.
Physical Address: Haile Sellasie Building,office No.

University of South Africa

Qualification:       Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in Information Science

2002 – 2003  

University of Salford - Salford, United Kingdom

Qualification: MSc. Business with Information Technology

1998 – 2001


Institute of Finance Management (IFM) – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Qualification: Advanced Diploma in Information Technology (ADIT)




February 2018 – July 2018

Mzumbe University

Ag. Director, Directorate of ICT

September 2017 To date

Mzumbe University

Senior Lecturer

January 2014 – January 2017

Mzumbe University

Head of Department Computing Science Studies

February 2013-September 2017

Mzumbe University


2001 – 2006

Institute of Finance Management

Assistant Lecturer

  • To carry out lectures, conduct tutorials, seminars, practicals, invigilation and assessment for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • To mentor junior staff in research and publication
  • To develop curricula
  • To undertake research and publish/disseminate results
  • To supervise field practicals, undergraduate special projects, masters and PhD dissertations/theses
  • To organise and participate in workshops, conferences and symposia
  • Member- Center for Information and Communication Technology Board (Sokoine University) (2016/2017)
  • Member -Faculty Board- Mzumbe Faculty of Science and Technology (2014-2017)
  • Member- Mzumbe University Academic Staff Association (MUASA). (2006-To date)
  • Member- Mzumbe University Convocation (2006 To date)
  • Komba, MM. 2016. Adoption of E-government Services Among Citizens in the Selected Districts of Tanzania. International Journal of Computer Science 7(3) 36-42
  • Komba, MM, & Lwoga, ET. 2015. Government information seeking behaviour of citizens in selected districts of Tanzania. Journal of Library & Information Science, 5(4).
  • Lwoga, E. T & Komba, M. 2015. Antecedents of continued usage intentions of web-based learning management system in Tanzania. Education+ Training,57(7), 738-756.
  • Komba, MM & Ngulube, P. 2014. An empirical application of the DeLone and McLean model to examine factors for e-government adoption in the selected districts of Tanzania. Emerging Issues and Prospects in African E-Government, 118.
  • Komba, MM & Ngulube P. 2014. Socioeconomic determinants of e-government adoption in selected districts of Tanzania. ESARBICA Journal: Journal of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives 33(1): 45-56.
  • Komba, MM & Ngulube P. 2012. Factors for e-government adoption: lessons from selected African countries. MOUSAION Journal: South African Journal of Information Studies 30(2): 17-24.
  • Komba, MM & Ngulube P. 2011. E-government adoption in developing countries: trends in the use of models. ESARBICA Journal: Journal of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives 30(1): 162-176.
  • Komba, MM & Ngulube P. 2015. Factors That Influence E-government Adoption in Selected Districts of Tanzania. International Conference on eBusiness, eCommerce, eLearning and eGovernance
  • Lwoga, E. T & Komba, M. 2014. Understanding University students’ behavioral continued intentions to use e-learning in Tanzania. Conference Proceedings 7th Ubuntu Alliance Annual conference (13-14 November)


The Dean,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
P.O.Box 87,
Mzumbe, Morogoro.
Telephone : +255742762012,
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Website: fst.mzumbe.ac.tz