MACRA News

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…

Insurers urged to embrace new technologies

Insurers in the country have been urged to undertake digital transformation seriously due to the ever-rising consumer expectations and the insurance sectors lagging position in terms of embracing digital. MACRA’s director General Mr. Godfrey Itaye made the remarks in his…

vacancies

VACANCIES The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) is a statutory body established under the Communications Act, 1998 to regulate the provision of services in the communications sector in Malawi, comprising telecommunications, postal and broadcasting. MACRA is inviting suitable persons to…

Malawi hosts CRASA committee meetings

MACRA is hosting a week-long Communication Regulators Association for Southern Africa (CRASA) electronic communications and postal committee meetings in Lilongwe.   Speaking at the official opening MACRA’s Director General Mr. Godfrey Itaye said Malawi values the role that CRASA plays…