Business, tech lobbies Malawi’s govt to relax tax

Officials received requests to review taxation policies on ICT services.
Michael Malakata
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.
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.
Apr 26, 2021

Malawi MNOs directed to lower data costs by 30%

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

Malawi targets 80% internet connectivity by 2025

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

Malawi’s uphill battle to capitalise on e-commerce

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

Speculation over future of Malawi’s tech industry regulator

Government mulls over establishing new authority to leverage telecommunication trends.
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.
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.
Nov 3, 2020

Lack of funding threatens Malawi’s rural connectivity project

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

Malawi engages Econet’s Masiyiwa for affordable internet

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

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

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