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.
1:50

Malawi’s president tears into industry regulator, national broadcaster

Lazarus Chakwera says action is to address anomalies and malpractices within MACRA, MBC.
1:30

Malawi pushes up mobile, internet penetration

But industry representatives say more has to be done to provide more widespread access to the Net.
2:00
Jun 4, 2020

Malawi: Mixed reports over Itaye’s removal from office

Official sources confirm development, but Godfrey Itaye has reportedly refused to vacate his position.
1:20
Jun 1, 2020

Victory for Malawian media in radio ban saga

Country’s Constitutional Court overturns ban imposed by regulator on the broadcast of phone-in programmes.