MACRA News

WORLD RADIO DAY

on the 13th of February MACRA joined the international community in commemorating world radio day under the theme “Radio and Sports”. MACRA in collaboration with UNESCO organized an event held in Monkey Bay where community radio stations were trained in…

MACRA CELEBRATES SAFER INTERNET DAY

for the first time ever MACRA joined the rest of the world in commemorating safer internet day which falls on the 6th of February every year. safer internet day was coined by insafe to promote safer and more responsible use…

MACRA SENSITISES STAKEHOLDERS ON THE NEW ACTS

MACRA has started conducting stakeholder public awareness workshops on the implementation of the Communications Act and the Electronic Transactions and Cyber Security Act, 2016. Government identified Macmillan Keck, consultants from the USA to support MACRA with preparations for the implementation.…

Malawian ICT innovator exhibits at world forum

    A young telecommunications lecturer with the Malawi Polytechnic, Mayamiko Nkoloma, has taken a giant step with his innovations showcasing them at this year’s ITU Telecoms World event in Busan, South Korea. ITU Telecom World is a global platform for…

MACRA and MPS sign MoU on spectrum management

MACRA has signed a memorandum of understanding on spectrum management with the Malawi Police Service (MPS). Both parties have a mutual responsibility through their respective jurisdictions to ensure that ICTs assist in achieving institutional and national goals. Among others, the…

Lilongwe hosts Communication Regulators from COMESA region

The 12th Annual General Meeting for the Association of Regulators of Information and Communication for Eastern and Southern Africa (ARICEA) recently took place in the capital Lilongwe. Director of Information, Gedion Munthali, told delegates during the meeting’s official opening that they…