MACRA News

Malawi designs Computer Emergency Response Team

MACRA, in collaboration with stakeholders in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector in the country, has designed a National Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). The designing process, which was facilitated by ICT experts from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU),…

MACRA takes Girls in ICT Day to Chapananga

Girls in the remote Chapananga area in Chikwawa district were the main focus of 2018 Girls in ICT Day celebrations as MACRA took the event to Chapananga Secondary School.   The event also saw the participation of girls from three…

call for bids

click on the links below to view call of bids for pool motor vehicles and MACRA website development respectively;   Call for bids on the Development of the MACRA website Call for bids on MACRA pool motor vehicles

ITU vacancy notice

click on the links below to view ITU vacancies on administrator and programme officer respectively; ITU Vacancy Notice Programme Officer   ITU Vacancy Notice Administrator

MACRA discusses economic regulations with stakeholders

MACRA met its stakeholders on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 to discuss the draft economic regulations. The regulations are on tariff, interconnection and facility sharing. speaking during the opening ceremony the director general  for MACRA Mr. Godfrey Itaye said that the aim…

DEACTIVATION OF UNREGISTERED SIM CARDS

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) wishes to inform the general public that deactivation of unregistered sim cards will be done on 1st October, 2018. In January this year, MACRA directed all mobile service providers to register their subscribers by…

MACRA hosts 56th AFRALTI governing council

MACRA hosts the 56th African Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) governing council meeting in Lilongwe. AFRALTI is a pan-African capacity building institution that has been partnering with the ICT insudtry in the region since 1992 in the delivery of the ICT…

MACRA TAKES LOCAL INNOVATIONS TO THE WORLD

MACRA is once again showcasing local ICT innovations at ITU’s Telecom World event underway in Durban, South Africa. Taken on board this year is an automated mushroom cultivation system developed by Willie Kasakula and Jonnah Dickson who are bachelor of…

MACRA pumps in K1m towards girls science camp

As one way of encouraging girls to take ICT as a career, the Malawi Communications regulatory Authority (MACRA) has pumped in K1m towards this year’s girls science camp organized by The Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST). The camp…