Malawi's Central Bank debuts new instant money transfer tech
Reserve Bank of Malawi urges local financial services market to help drive financial inclusion through digital channels.Michael Malakata
Malawi: Consumer rights boss blasts telcos over high data costs
‘Shocking that most of the companies in the country were pushing consumers to the edge by raising tariffs instead of improving internal inefficiencies’ - CAMA Executive Director.
Malawi losing MWK120m monthly to mobile fraud
Malawi is losing approximately MWK120-million monthly to mobile money fraud, according to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).
Malawi centralises handset registration to combat digital fraud
Industry regulator MACRA outlines plan to register mobile handsets using Central Equipment Identification Register.
Malawi targets 80% internet connectivity by 2025
About 14% of Malawians use the internet says the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).
Rise in demand for Digital Financial Services in Malawi
Latest statistics based on Reserve Bank’s quarterly National Payment Systems report.
Time running out for Malawi’s operators over data bundle expiry dates
Consumer, tech organisations lobby government to intervene as regulator remains tight-lipped on the matter.
Malawi urged to reach rural with mobile money services
Lack of incentives, adequate information on services impacting on usage in remote regions.
Tax stifles mobile money growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Certain taxes on mobile money transactions have had a distortionary impact claims GSMA report.
7.9% increase in mobile banking subscribers in Malawi
Channel is most widely used, according to Central Bank report.
Malawi draws up new cyber security guidelines to protect finance
Country's Reserve Bank introduces new regulations finalised in October 2019.
Malawi backtracks on 1% mobile money tax
TNM, Cama among companies and organisations that lobbied government.