Several SA govt internet sites crash

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Quite a few South African govt web-sites went offline on Tuesday in an outage that struck Household Affairs, the Presidency, StatsSA, and the Department of Mineral & Vitality Resources, among the some others.

It is not the 1st outage govt web sites have noticed this yr.

Makes an attempt to obtain a number of sites on Tuesday afternoon returned messages saying the asked for URL could not be retrieved.  

State Data Technologies Agency spokesman Tlali Tlali stated he wasn’t straight away in a position to comment when sent concerns by text message.

By mid-afternoon on Tuesday, the outage appeared to have been rectified. 

* Further reporting by Fin24.

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