MACRA News

MACRA celebrates Family Day 2016

Part of the activities included games MACRA recently brought together members of staff and their families to celebrate Family Day. MACRA celebrates the day to highlight the importance of family in the organisation. Events to mark the day this year…

MACRA WINS EXCELLENCE AWARD

MACRA was named as the second runner up under the category Best Public Sector organization in the  Service Excellence Awards that took place at Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe on Friday 25th November, 2016. The awards are organized annually by…

Central region awareness campaign ends on a high

A big crowd watches performances during the campaign in Mchinji.   MACRA recently completed the second phase of its nationwide consumer awareness campaign. Thousands of communication consumers took part in this second leg of the campaign that took MACRA to…

MACRA celebrates Mothers Day 2016

MACRA as a big employer of women and firm supporter of women empowerment recently treated its female employees to a Mothers’ Day dinner at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre. Board member, Gladys Mwale, joined the MACRA ladies as they celebrated the joys…

ICT MINISTER PLEDGES TO PROMOTE ICT USE IN SCHOOLS

The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Honourable Malison Ndau, has pledged to promote the use of ICTs in Malawi’s schools. The Minister was speaking during his visit to the MACRA funded Goliati Telecentre in Thyolo. The visit was part of…

Cyber Security Working Groups meet in Lilongwe

MACRA has this week been hosting Cyber Security Working Groups meetings in Lilongwe as Malawi moves towards developing its first ever National Cyber Security Strategy. The Institutional; Legal, Policy and Regulatory; Technical; Security; and Outreach working groups are the five special…

MACRA hosts CRASA meetings

  MACRA recently hosted Communications Regulators Association of Southern Africa (CRASA) series of meetings on postal financial services, financial inclusion and universal Access and service committee. The meetings, which run from 29th to 2nd September 2016, discussed the creation of a common SADC Policy and…

MACRA launches new Strategic Plan

  Amid great pomp and fanfare, MACRA took a giant step into the future when it launched its new five year Strategic Plan. The development of the new Strategic Plan, covering the period 2015/16 to 2019/20, supersedes the previous Plan…