ARTICLES RELATING TO SOUTH AFRICA

PICS: The burnt-out undersea cable that crippled SA's internet

2020-02-07 14:38

Images have emerged revealing the full extent of the break on the Wacs cable.

South Africa's slow internet: First broken cables could be fixed two days ahead of schedule

2020-02-04 14:07

The undersea cables have been down since 16 January 2020.

As load shedding returns, here's why getting Kusile fully online is crucial

2020-01-31 06:15

Eskom continues to battle with unplanned outages. It newest power station can help.

Slow internet: Repair ship reaches first of broken cables off the coast of Angola

2020-01-29 07:43

After 6 days at sea, the cable repair ship Leon Thevenin reached its first target last night.

Here's where - and when - your car is most likely to be stolen or hijacked

2020-01-28 13:12

Tracker said in December there has been an 18% overall decline in the number of car thefts and hijackings reported countrywide.

The cable repair ship Leon Thevenin has left Cape Town and is en route to fix SA's slow internet

2020-01-23 08:33

After a brief delay, the Leon Thevenin left Cape Town harbour at 9pm last night.

Beyond 2020: A vision of a prosperous South Africa

2020-01-22 11:16

Graduates and immigrants have built some of the largest tech companies in the US. South Africa should catch up quickly.

Update on SA's slow internet: Cable repair boat still stuck in Cape Town, companies resort to crisis measures.

2020-01-20 10:37

So far Afrihost and Axxess have given up waiting and have purchased additional international bandwidth.

These are the biggest green energy projects in SA - all wind farms

2020-01-13 06:43

These wind farms have changed SA's landscape.

 

The 5 most in-demand jobs in SA right now - with salaries of around R500,000

2020-02-03 05:45

Adzuna says 65% of the rarest skills within the country are in the tech industry.

Runners in South African ultra-marathons run at the fastest pace in the world, report shows

2020-01-30 06:55

Female ultrarunners who compete in South Africa are faster than the men from all other countries rated in the report, apart from South Africa.

Eskom is buying electric cars - here's what we know

2020-01-28 14:08

Eskom is considering deploying electric vehicles as part of its fleet.

17 jobs paying more than R2 million in SA right now

2020-01-27 06:01

Local salaries are under pressure as companies seek to automate and cut costs, recruitment agency Michael Page said.

Here’s what you need to know about the Leon Thevenin – the cable repair ship tasked with fixing SA’s slow internet

2020-01-22 13:04

The vessel has been ploughing through rough oceans for over 29 years.

SA internet update: Repair ship departure pushed to Wednesday evening, says Openserve

2020-01-21 14:50

We now know the repair ship is commissioned to fix both undersea cables that broke.

Slow internet in SA: Still no end in sight, Openserve admits, as cable repair ship gets ready to leave Cape Town

2020-01-20 16:12

A repair crew will need to reach the broken undersea cables that caused the trouble, Openserve said, and that will take a while.

Slow internet set to continue in SA after another breakdown in an undersea cable - this time near the UK

2020-01-17 14:57

South African internet speeds have been hit by breakdowns in the two undersea cables that connect the local internet with the world.

We were weirded out by Sunlight's new bubble bath - but as expected it packed a monster punch

2020-01-12 08:19

One Twitter user described it as “like waking up to Domestos Whitening Tooth past, Robertsons Flavourful Juices or Jeyes Eyedrops”.

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