Suleman says Malawi creating a space for  youth to shape their future

By Burnett Munthali

Director General of the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA), Daud Suleman, says Malawi is taking action by creating a space for youth to participate in shaping their future.

Suleman made the sentiments at the Bingu International Convention Centre(BICC) on Tuesday as MACRA launched the Smart Africa Youth Chapter for Malawi.

Suleman highlighted the importance of involving Malawian youths in Africa’s digital transformation nigh promoting digitilization.


He said:”We cannot proceed with the digitalisation agenda without involving the youths as key partners who we must work with.”

In his remarks, Minister of Youth and Sports, Uchizi Mkandawire emphasized the great role that young people play in the digital age.

“Youths are the architects of the digital future. Your creativity and fresh perspectives are invaluable assets as we navigate complex challenges and seize new opportunities in the digital landscape,” said Mkandawire.

Director General of Smart Africa, Lacina Kone described Smart Africa Youth Chapter for Malawi as a call for action to hold innovation and gear the power of technology while  uncovering the potential that lies within every young individual.

Various stakeholders and students from various schools, including Malawi College of Accountancy(MCA), Daeyang University, and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) were present.