Experts offer Malawi govt help to fight hackers

President Lazarus Chakwera announced last week that hackers had taken control of the country's passport printing machinery, demanding an undisclosed payment.
Charles Pensulo
26 Feb

Malawi's budget supports mobile money agents

Minister of finance said this is being done to comply with the current withholding tax rate for banks and insurance brokers, which is 1%.

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.
16 Feb

COMESA investigates ATC, Airtel Africa

The Commission said it received a complaint alleging anti-competitive agreements between American Tower Corporation and Airtel Africa.

PayChangu seeks to transform Malawi payments ecosystem

The company has introduced a new solution that allows locals to make domestic and international payments with cards and mobile money.

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.

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.

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.
Nov 1, 2023

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 23, 2023

Malawi Science University establishes AI centre

The centre aims to provide solutions to the country’s contemporary challenges which requires IT and tech solutions.
Oct 19, 2023

Malawian start-up promises to use AI to ease editorial duties

AiDitor App, which is slated to be released in November, aims to improve news text by reviewing and enhancing grammar, clarity, style, legality, and ethics.

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.