News & Events

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

PHP introduction in Somali language

Waxa aynu ku baran doono casharadan soo socda: waa Asaaska salka ee PHP Programming, Sida loo install gareeyo PHP7, Apache and MySql Fahamka PHP variable, loops, conditional iyo functions. Waxaan kaloo baraneynaa Sida loo process gareeyo foomamka bogaga internetka... 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