Downtime for government department Web sites on the gov.za domain name, as some bring up an error message.
Minister in the presidency, Jeff Radebe, says Cabinet trusts that talks between MTN and the Nigerian authorities will bear fruit.
Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says MTN's R71?billion fine could hurt SA in the long term if it is imposed by Nigerian authorities.
The Presidency shops for network upgrades and a new video conference system for the Union Buildings.
President Jacob Zuma signs a proclamation establishing new ministries and abolishing old ones.
Entities falling under the altered Department of Communications have yet to define their functions in the new set-up.
A closer eye on government departments has seen the Presidential Hotline case resolution jump from 64% in its first year to 94% last year.
Political will is needed to make sure the recommendations that state-owned entities be overhauled are implemented.
The Eastern Cape Department of Transport has only one outstanding query received through the Presidential Hotline.
It takes an average of 67 working days to resolve an issue logged through the Presidential Hotline.
Politicians have taken to social networking sites to listen to the views of citizens ahead of the State of the Nation Address.
Treasury described the sum as unforeseeable and unavoidable expenditure.