MACRA News

Malawi commemorates world radio day

MACRA and the Malawi National Office for UNESCO led Malawians in celebrating World Radio Day in Mchinji, under the theme “Dialogue, Tolerance and peace”. World Radio Day is commemorated each year on the 13th of February. Speaking at the multiparty liaison committee…

students trained in app development

MACRA in conjunction with M-Hub and ICTAM held a two-day training workshop for 7 secondary schools in Lilongwe as part of the continued commemoration of Safer Internet Day which falls on the 5th of February every year. The workshop’s aim…

MACRA commemorates Safer Internet Day

  This year Malawi joined the rest of the world in commemorating Safer Internet Day (SID) under the theme “Together for a better Internet”. SID is celebrated each year on the 5th of February. Speaking at a press briefing which was…

Public Notice on Type Approval

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT TYPE APPROVAL The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) wishes to inform the general public, particularly manufacturers, importers, distributors and vendors of electronic equipment, THAT SUCH EQUIPMENT MUST BE TYPE APPROVED BEFORE IMPORTATION OR USE IN MALAWI. MACRA…

MACRA conducts a midterm review of its strategic plan

MACRA, with technical support from the Monitoring and Evaluation Division Team under the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, has conducted a midterm review of its strategic plan (2015-2020). Speaking when a draft report of the review was presented…

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…