Major social media services including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were hit by a massive outage on Monday, 4 October. This impacted potentially tens of millions of users.
Heritage Day is celebrated to promote unity and diversity in South Africa. The day, which falls on September 24th, was first proclaimed by the then president Nelson Mandela. It is an important annual event that gives South Africans the opportunity to celebrate their diverse cultures and customs.
Did you watch 'The Braai Show With Cassper Nyovest'? Former Miss Universe and beautiful Zozibini Tunzi joined Cassper Nyovest on Wednesday evening for the first episode of 'The Braai Show With Cassper Nyovest' as the first guest of season 2.
Wayde van Niekerk unredeemed himself in the 400m semi-finals on Monday at the Olympics after recovering from an injury in 2017. Wayde finished fifth in his heat, missing out on the showpiece final. It was a disappointing end to his Olympic campaign, but social media users rallied behind Van Niekerk.
"Creating more opportunities for young people, and supporting young people to access these opportunities, is the government's foremost priority.”
South Africans receiving social grants will find the below dates very useful as it lists every SASSA payment date in the year ahead.
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Although President Cyril Ramaphosa recently said the country would soon have standardized proof of vaccination to facilitate travel, access to establishments. The digital vaccine certificate is yet to be made publicly available until later this week.
President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his last Covid-19 address, said further information would still be provided on how vaccine passports can be used as evidence of vaccination for various purposes and events. New developments have since emerged regarding the issue of vaccine certificates.
South Africans travelling to the United Kindom (UK) have been met with travel ban restrictions due to Covid-19 concerns. President Cyril Ramaphosa was subsequently advised to speak to the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson to remove the country from its red list and new developments have emerged since then.