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Cell C Offers Free Data Bundles to Those Affected by Load Shedding

South African telecom Cell C has launched a new solution to help its prepaid customers claim some of the data they may have lost during the country's ongoing rotational blackouts, either as a result of inability to access data...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Mobile data prices take the cup this week, as readers rushed to find out which African country has the most...

How Loadshedding Can Cause Cyber Security Risks

Work-from-anywhere (WFA) model have greatly expanded in South Africa in recent weeks, as loadshedding forces remote workers to seek power from a multitude of sources, in malls and coffee shops, meaning they may be alternating between mobile phones, tablets and...

New Load Shedding Warnings for SA After Short Weekend Reprieve

South Africa's state-owned electricity utility Eskom has issued a warning urging South Africans to reduce their power usage and switch off unnecessary appliances such as swimming pool pumps and geysers as the country's electricity system is "severely constrained." According to...

SA’s Eskom says Load Shedding to Remain Until Friday

This morning at around 7:00, Eskom - South Africa's embattled energy utility - was forced to implement Stage 4 rotational blackouts due to the loss of additional generating units across its grid of powerplants. The utility has announced that load...

Stage 2 Load Shedding in SA – Why & For How Long?

South Africa's embattled power utility Eskom has announced a new round of rotational load shedding for the country. Why is Load Shedding Back? An initial announcement was made Monday afternoon, where Eskom said it would have to implement rotational load shedding...

A Whole Week of Stage 4 Blackouts as SA Falls Deeper Into Power Crisis

The ending weeks of October and most of November so far has been marked by on-again off-again load shedding from South Africa's power utility Eskom as a renewed power crisis takes hold of the Rainbow Nation. While SA had been...

A Dark Weekend for SA as Eskom Announces Stage 4 Load Shedding

South Africa is headed for a dark weekend as Eskom has just announced Stage 4 load shedding from 14:00 on Friday until 05:00 on Saturday - thereafter Saturday will be under Stage 2 load shedding, which will continue until...

Stage 4: SA Load-Shedding Up To Three Times a Day

South Africa's power utility Eskom has announced that it is jumping from Stage 2 load-shedding to Stage 4 from 12:00 on Wednesday. Stage 4 load-shedding will then continue until 05:00 in the morning on Friday - thereafter it will continue...

#Loadshedding: Here’s How to Find Out When Your Area Will Be Hit

South Africa's power utility Eskom has announced that Stage 2 rotational load-shedding will take place from 09:00 on Tuesday until 05:00 on Saturday. The announcement came to the surprise of South Africans, as Eskom was forced to reschedule load-shedding last...
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Regular Vigilance Crucial for Spotting Software Breaches

Chief Technology Officer for Obsidian Systems, Karl Fischer, says "Constant vigilance is essential to identifying software security breaches." Fischer recounts,...
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