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Malawi losing MWK120m monthly to mobile fraud

Malawi is losing approximately MWK120-million monthly to mobile money fraud, according to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).
Michael Malakata
2:00
Mar 23, 2022

Malawi centralises handset registration to combat digital fraud

Industry regulator MACRA outlines plan to register mobile handsets using Central Equipment Identification Register.
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).
1:30

Rise in demand for Digital Financial Services in Malawi

Latest statistics based on Reserve Bank’s quarterly National Payment Systems report.
2:20
Jul 21, 2020

Tax stifles mobile money growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Certain taxes on mobile money transactions have had a distortionary impact claims GSMA report.
1:20

Malawi backtracks on 1% mobile money tax

TNM, Cama among companies and organisations that lobbied government.
1:40

Malawi introduces 1% tax on mobile money transactions

Critics believe administration has changed or abandoned its original agenda.
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Lack of regulation impedes Malawi's financial inclusion strategy

Country records increase in mobile money users and agents, but there is no regulation to extend reach to rural regions.
1:30
Jul 3, 2019

Malawi bemoans low number of rural mobile money agents

Consumer Association says the situation challenges the country's financial inclusion agenda.
1:50

Malawi records Q1 drop in mobile money activity

Despite an increase in the number of subscribers, claims latest Reserve Bank report.
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Jan 29, 2018

Malawi toughens stance on mobile SIM card registration

Communications regulator confirms 31 March 2018 deadline.
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Malawi: Consumer body fumes over poor tech service delivery

Industry regulator accused of timid response and failure to act decisively.