The West African Cable System (Wacs) is broken again, the South African National Research & Education Network reported early on Saturday morning.
A Wacs break earlier this year helped cause a significant slowdown in the internet speeds South African users experienced.
It was not immediately clear if the break is in an undersea part of the cable – which is hard to repair – or on land.
Other cables have taken some of the load, but speeds may be affected again, depending on ISP.

The West African Cable System (Wacs) is broken again.

The South African National Research & Education Network, a major user of the cable, detected the break just before midnight. Its network was stable, thanks to two other undersea cables that could take the load…

https://www.businessinsider.co.za/wacs-undersea-internet-cable-is-broken-again-2020-3