Somaliland’s Ministry of Education and her Communication and Technology counterpart held a meeting in Hargeisa to stop examination candidates from cheating using the social media platform. According to information reaching Somaliland News Agency (Solna) the ministry of education had to the this drastic approach following the start of Somaliland National Examination for Primary and Secondary School.
The ministry had to do something because of prevalence of social media has made cheating in examinations much easier.
The Somaliland National Examination and Certification Board chairman Mr.Daud Ahmed Farah has promised to eradicate cheating in national exams. A source close to Solnanews.com confirmed that Mr.Daud was behind the move to close down social media during the time of examination.