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New MISA Malawi NGC engages MACRA

MISA Malawi - MACRA
19 May, 2023
MACRA and MISA Malawi have agreed to engage further and work together to develop the broadcasting sector.
New MISA Malawi National Governing Council met Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) officials at MACRA House in Blantyre on Friday, May 19, 2023 to explore possible areas of collaboration including effective management of  developments in the broadcasting sector.
MISA Malawi Chairperson Golden Matonga appealed to MACRA to consider a holistic approach in the management of the challenges affecting broadcasters such as delays in remittance of license fees.
MACRA Director General Daudi Suleman expressed concern over poor management of radio stations in the country despite efforts by the Authority to build the capacity of the broadcasters.
MACRA and MISA Malawi have agreed to engage further and work together to develop the sector, including community broadcasters. Suleman has also pledged to support MISA Malawi in its efforts to promote media freedom in Malawi.

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The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) was founded in 1992. Its work focuses on promoting, and advocating for, the unhindered enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media.

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