MACRA

Business, tech lobbies Malawi’s govt to relax tax

Officials received requests to review taxation policies on ICT services.
Michael Malakata
1:30
Aug 25, 2021

Lack of connectivity is costing Malawi

Study by country’s industry regulator finds that telecommunications could generate an additional US$13m in revenue annually.
1:50
May 10, 2021

Malawi taps into US$72.4m fund to drive major digital overhaul

Country’s Public Private Partnership Commission has tabled three core strategies as part of the Digital Malawi Project.
1:30
Apr 26, 2021

Malawi MNOs directed to lower data costs by 30%

Response to online Data Must fall campaign initiated locally.
1:40
Mar 8, 2021

Malawi targets 80% internet connectivity by 2025

About 14% of Malawians use the internet says the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).
1:40
Feb 17, 2021

Malawi’s uphill battle to capitalise on e-commerce

UNCTAD report confirms low uptake and several challenges the country is facing.
1:50
Jan 11, 2021

Speculation over future of Malawi’s tech industry regulator

Government mulls over establishing new authority to leverage telecommunication trends.
1:40
Nov 19, 2020

Malawi fast-tracks regulation to halt expiry dates on data bundles

Industry regulator MACRA has drafted the Communication Type Approval Regulation 2020.
2:00
Nov 13, 2020

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.
1:50
Nov 3, 2020

Lack of funding threatens Malawi’s rural connectivity project

Contractor Huawei Technologies Malawi raises concern over meeting 2021 deadline.
1:40
Aug 13, 2020

Malawi engages Econet’s Masiyiwa for affordable internet

Authorities look for a way to address the increasing cost of data.
1:30
Jul 23, 2020

Malawi: ISPs, telcos under pressure to reduce costs for internet services

Minister of Information engages country’s regulator to address prices.