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 introduces 1% tax on mobile money transactions
Critics believe administration has changed or abandoned its original agenda.
Lack of regulation impedes Malawi's financial inclusion strategy
Country records increase in mobile money users and agents, but there is no regulation to extend reach to rural regions.
Malawi bemoans low number of rural mobile money agents
Consumer Association says the situation challenges the country's financial inclusion agenda.
Malawi toughens stance on mobile SIM card registration
Communications regulator confirms 31 March 2018 deadline.