MACRA
2:00
13 Nov

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

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.
2:00
May 29, 2020

Malawi: Director of comms regulator removed from office

Godfrey Itaye reassigned to Malawi Posts Corporation as civil society groups continue to clash with authorities.
1:30
Apr 14, 2020

Cybercrime piles on pressure as Malawi battles COVID-19

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority expresses concern over escalating levels of phishing attacks.
1:20
Mar 16, 2020

Malawi leans on USF in rural mobile comms rollout

Industry regulator confirms plans to establish telecommunications towers in latest project.