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Future of Somali Chapter

The Somali Chapter of the Internet Society is facing a major challenge that highlights the need for ICT solutions in Somalia. Due to the Covid19 challenges and now the election processes that almost shut down all government businesses, we cannot even get our... read more

Secure Internet

The Internet has radically transformed our lives for the better. It is a critical resource with an open architecture that enables it to offer connectivity, innovation, and empowerment to all. Why does it work? The Internet owes its strength and success to a foundation... read more

July update

As the country moves into election mode, and COVID19 limits our interactions, the chapter wants to remind its members and the Somali ICT sector to follow many interesting events around the world via Zoom. Here we would like to share with you the  IGFUSA2021.. hope you... read more

MM & FI presentations

Here are two presentations from the founder of the Somali Internet Society Chapter, Mohamed Ibrahim who now lives in Australia. In fact, these two presentations were backup copies prepared in advance for the virtual Mobile Money & financial inclusion summit which... read more

Internet use versus mobile money in Somalia

The use of the internet has made possible for Somalia to move towards being truly cashless economy. in 2018 A World Bank has reported approximately 155 mobile money million transactions, worth of $2.7 billion were recorded in Somalia per month. Needless to say that... read more

The learning passport… coming soon!

Transforming Societies through Education….  finally, the chapter has found the exact expression on earlier initiatives to deliver online education. We are exploring ways to introduce the Learning Passport platform.  We would like to invite educational... read more

ICT update

Ramadan Karim. This update is for our members and all those in the Somali ICT sector. Please watch this video and let us (Somalis) learn from our neighbouring countries. Our chapter founder, Mohamed Ibrahim in Jan 2019 presented a paper on Blockchain... read more

Fellowship Oppurtunity

The use of the Internet has given us the possibility and opportunity that has transformed our lives for the better. It is place where we collaborate, share ideas, and strengthen connectedness. It’s where we work, seek help, learn, communicate, and innovate. The... read more

MIT TAU Series

Attend MIT X TRUE Africa University Webinar Series. Please submit your questions or comments to: Here is the  March 18 event on Africa’s New Technologies with Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is now available on the CIS YouTube... read more

MANRS Fellowship program

After great success last year, MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 2021. If you are an emerging leader eager to improve the well-being of the Internet’s global routing system, apply now. The... read more

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