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South Africa’s internet network is hit by undersea cable failures

VAAL TRIANGLE - South Africa is experiencing widespread internet disruptions due to multiple undersea cable breaks, with reports surging from various service users, including FNB, LinkedIn, and WhatsApp. Microsoft is probing an outage affecting services in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, particularly impacting users in South Africa, Kenya, and the United Kingdom. The precise location of the cable breaks, possibly near the Ivory Coast in West Africa, remains unconfirmed. Vodacom spokesperson Byron Kennedy confirmed the impact on the network providers.

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