Benson Kunchezera

10 African countries receive broadband boost

The program supports efforts to promote digital connectivity in African countries where internet access is still limited in most places.
Benson Kunchezera
Jun 13, 2024

Malawi's comms regulator warns against sharing graphic plane crash images

Following the plane crash that killed Malawi's VP, MACRA warns that sharing insensitive online content is illegal and may lead to arrest.

Malawi varsity launches e-campus learning

Malawi’s university of agriculture has partnered with Astria Learning to offer online courses to its students.

Malawi comms regulator to build over 100 ICT Labs

The Connect-A-School project aims to construct 193 Smart Labs in educational institutions around the country.
May 23, 2024

Airtel Malawi enhances security features to combat fraud

The telco said new features address the escalating fraud incidences, offering a more secure manner in which potential victims are not targeted.
May 10, 2024

Malawi to host AI awareness day

The goal of AI Awareness Day  is to increase students' and staff's comprehension and knowledge of AI for them to understand the value of AI in education.

Malawi comms regulator helps youth develop digital skills

The initiative seeks to bridge the digital gap and promote economic growth by providing prospective young entrepreneurs with critical digital skills.
Apr 5, 2024

TNM moves to curb mobile money fraud in Malawi

TNM launches Sim swap exemption to reduce fraud, which it believes is threatening the gains of mobile money in Malawi and eroding user trust.
Feb 23, 2024

Malawi’s passport system gets compromised by cyber-attack

Hackers have compromised Malawi’s passport system and are seeking a ransom, which the government has refused to pay.

Malawi launches AI demo day

The Malawi National Commission for Science and Technology is planning a virtual AI Demo Day on January 26th, with the goal of showcasing local AI solutions for adoption.
Nov 8, 2023

Malawi bourse launches chatbot to encourage savings culture

Malawi Stock Exchange says it is harnessing technology to address the issue of managing finances and investments.
Nov 6, 2023

Malawi takes action to combat mobile fraud and theft

The solution will protect mobile phone customers from handset theft, prevent mobile money fraud, and identify counterfeit or cloned mobile devices.
Nov 2, 2023

NxtGen launches Malawi start-up incubation initiative

The incubation programme is designed for start-ups and entrepreneurs whose ideas will be supported and enhanced in order for them to become profitable businesses.