MACRA summons Zodiak Broadcasting Station over July 4 demonstrations coverage

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has summoned Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) for covering live the July 4, 2019 demonstrations organized by Human Right Defenders Coalition (HRDC) to force the immediate resignation of Malawi Electoral Commission ....

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Journalists Engages MISA-Malawi over Phone-in Program Ban, Macra Adamant on Reversing the Decision

Journalists in the country have called on Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) - Malawi Chapter to drag Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) to court following its failure to lift the ban on phone-in programs ....

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Two arrested for demanding cash in free Mandatory SIM Card registration

Two people have been arrested for allegedly demanding cash from customers wishing to register their SIM Card in the ongoing free mandatory SIM Card registration launched by Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA). According to information ....

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MACRA Warns Broadcasters Over Sensationalized Stories

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has cautioned broadcasters to avoid broadcasting sensationalized stories that cause panic to the public. Director of Broadcasting at MACRA, Fergus Lipenga said broadcasters play a vital role in informing people ....

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Mandatory SIM cards registration stirs debate on social media

Malawians have expressed mixed reactions over mandatory SIM card registrations being championed by the state owned Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA). On Monday MACRA released a statement saying Malawians who fail to register their phone ....

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