Business, tech lobbies Malawi’s govt to relax tax
Officials received requests to review taxation policies on ICT services.
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.
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