Radio Powerful Tool to Combat Stereotypes

UNESCO and Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) have described radio and sports as powerful tools that can be used in combating stereotypes and gender imbalances in the country. The two organizations made the observation on Tuesday at Monkey Bay Community Resource Centre Ground where Malawi joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Radio Day which falls on February 13 every year. Assistant Executive Secretary for Malawi National Commission for the UNESCO, Christopher Magomelo, challenged radios in the…

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Airtel Urges Customers to Register SIM Cards

Airtel Malawi has urged its customers to register their SIM cards as instructed by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA). Thokozani Kamkondo of the Airtel marketing department made the call Wednesday after the ninth weekly draw of the Airtel Kuufira summer bonanza promotion in Lilongwe. “We have started the registration in all our shops and customers can easily walk into any of our shops and they will be registered without any problem. “For those who are in the villages,…

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MACRA Introduces Mandatory Sim Card Registration

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has introduced the mandatory SIM card registration and generic numbers amongst all mobile phone users in the country. According to the MACRA statement accessed by Malawi News Agency, the development is in accordance with the Communications Act of 2016. “In corroborating with all phone companies in Malawi, MACRA is therefore calling upon the general public to go to their respective phone service providers to have their numbers registered by 31st March, 2018. “Any number…

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