MACRA News

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…

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…