Benson Kunchezera

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.
Benson Kunchezera
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.

Women in Tech challenge industry stereotypes in Malawi

Women in Tech is building tech communities in schools and universities to mentor and guide the next generation.
Oct 27, 2023

Old Mutual, Airtel Malawi unveils Phuka Digital savings platform

The financial services company and telecoms player have unveiled a new digital savings platform for Malawians to improve their savings habits.

Malawi's Mzuzu e-hub empowers youth through tech

This cohort has 40 participants, and a number of entrepreneurs are developing new solutions for their communities to support job development and poverty eradication.

ITU picks Malawi comms regulator to host acceleration centre

Malawi's regulator has joined the ITU's new flagship Network of Acceleration Centres.
Sep 12, 2023

MultiChoice's pricing battle continues in Malawi

MACRA authorised MultiChoice's application to raise subscription yesterday, but the pay TV company insists on waiting for the court decision first.
Sep 6, 2023

Old Mutual Malawi launches customer digital platforms

The company says customers' interactions with the company will be redefined by the platforms, which will remove barriers and streamline financial transactions.
Sep 1, 2023

Malawi explores tech to support small businesses

Malawi's first tech innovation centre, mHub, has released the Trade Arena app to help small businesses increase their market reach.