MACRA News

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…

Announcement on sim registration cut off date

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has set the 30th of September 2018 as the new deadline for the registration of existing sim cards and generic numbers. Any unregistered number beyond this date will not be able to access phone…

Malawi launches child online reporting portal

A child online reporting portal and Tithandizane helpline android application have been launched in Malawi. The Minister of Gender, Children, disability and Social Welfare Dr Jean Kalilani launched the two tools in Lilongwe. The launch was part of the international…

Malawi meets Facebook Africa team

The Malawi government on Wednesday met a team from Facebook Africa to discuss how they can work together in fighting cyber crime.   The meeting which took place at MACRA‘s offices in Blantyre was a follow up to a preliminary…

Stakeholders comment on draft National broadband strategy

Consultants from the UK based firm InterConnect communication recently presented the national broadband strategy draft to key stakeholders from the academia, telecommunication and service providers, internet service providers as well as government officials at workshops which took place in Blantyre…