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MACRA unveils the First Lady Her Excellency Madam Monica Chakwera as Malawi’s Child Online Protection (COP) Ambassador

#MACRA has unveiled the First Lady Her Excellency Madam Monica Chakwera as Malawi’s Child Online Protection (COP) Ambassador.  Madam Chakwera was unveiled during a fundraising dinner held at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre for Shaping Our Future Foundation, a charity which she founded to promote holistic development and education of village girls and street children. Speaking

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Salima Secondary School

Unplanned early pregnancies among students has emerged as another negative impact of the internet. This was revealed at Salima Secondary School during the ongoing Safer Internet Day outreach campaign being held across the country. During the interface, the students admitted that they are addicted to watching pornographic materials with male friends and relatives, a development

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Chipoka Secondary School

Internet fraud particularly through social media has not spared the administration of examinations in secondary schools. In what could be termed as a groundbreaking revelation, one of the issues raised during the Safer Internet Day 2024 outreach program at Chipoka Secondary School was that some students fail examinations because they are deceived by fake examination

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Mchinji Secondary School

In Mchinji, it was another interesting and eye-opening encounter when the online safety outreach team visited Mchinji Secondary School. After the session, students pleaded for more open engagement and interface on cyber security, saying the exchange with the #MACRA outreach team has been an eye opener. The joint cyber safety awareness outreach were being held

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Ludzi Secondary School

Students from Ludzi Secondary School sent out a clarion call for a safer online space, arguing: “If we as young people suffer online violence, we cannot grow into productive citizens.” The Girls sent out the call during a cyber safety awareness outreach held at the school. The outreach was organized by #MACRA in partnership with

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Mzimba Secondary School, Nkhata-Bay Secondary School and in Rumphi, Bandawe Girls and Phwezi Girls and Boys Secondary schools.

Safer internet day (SID) is celebrated in the month of February and this year’s global theme is “Together for a better Internet”. This year the day was celebrated on Tuesday, February 7 and as a country, Malawi commemorated the day under the sub-theme “Inspiring Change? Making a difference, managing influence, and navigating change online”. MACRA

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Chayamba Secondary school and Kamuzu Academy

Students from Chayamba Secondary school and Kamuzu Academy  have expressed gratitude for informative awareness sessions organised by #MACRA in partnership with local NGOs on the dangers and risks that go with digital communication services. The sentiments were made as the Safer Internet Day (SID) 2024 outreach campaign in the central region reached Kasungu district targeting

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