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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…

MACRA HOLDS AIDS CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL

  On Friday June 17th, MACRA members of staff commemorated at organisational level the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial at MACRA House in Blantyre. Under the theme “ENGAGE, EDUCATE, EMPOWER’’, Deputy Director General, Mr. Francis Bisika, led members of staff in…

MALAWI MOVES TO DEVELOP NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY STRATEGY

Minister of Information, Communications Technology and Civic Education, Honourable Patricia Kaliati, has called for collaboration in securing Malawi against cyber threats. The Minister was speaking when she presided over the official opening of a five-day high level workshop aimed at…

MACRA PRESENTS ICT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Charles Mpaka of The Daily Times and George Kalungwe of Zodiak Broadcasting Station have retained the MACRA sponsored Information Communication Technology (ICT) Journalist of the year award for print and electronic media categories respectively. The two were awarded at a…