The British Council in collaboration with the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) last week organised a three-day training for managers of telecentres from across the nation in Lilongwe.
The telecentres, which Macra established, allow people in rural areas to access telephone, printing and Internet services, mostly accessed by people in urban areas previously.
British Council Malawi programmes manager Chikumbutso Simukonda said in an interview the training was aimed at empowering the participants with computer skills.
She said the British Council decided to partner with Macra in the initiative because the council has similar structures.
The establishment of the telecentres, according to Macra, has helped to reduce the distances people in rural areas were travelling to access Internet services in towns.