Malawi

Malawi adopts tech to manage elections

The electoral commission introduced 720 hand-held Electoral Management Devices, which will be utilised for voter registration, photo verification and results administration.
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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.
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23 May

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.
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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.
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Apr 30, 2024

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.
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Apr 15, 2024

Malawi exec criticises Africa for falling behind on IXPs

According to Brian Longwe, CEO of Converged Technology Networks, effective Internet traffic interchange between networks is critical for a robust Internet in Africa.
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Apr 11, 2024

Malawian scribes face weight of cyber crime laws

The International Press Institute has appealed to Malawi authorities stop arresting journalists using cyber-crime laws.
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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.
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Mar 14, 2024

Malawi recovers 'hijacked' passport system following cyber-attack

The system was hacked by unknown ‘mercenaries' who wanted a ransom, constituting a ‘major violation in Malawi's national security,' according to the president.
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Feb 27, 2024

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.
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Feb 26, 2024

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%.
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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.
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Feb 16, 2024

COMESA investigates ATC, Airtel Africa

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