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  • SA Tourism confirms site outages due to unpaid hosting bills, blames ‘red tape’

    South Africa's primary online tourism portal has repeatedly gone down over the last week because the organisation behind the site failed to pay its web-hosting bills. A source close to Memeburn said that SA Tourism, which owns the Twitter handle @SouthAfrica and is effectively the face of tourism in the country, had failed to pay hosting service provider Rackspace for several months before southafrica.net was taken down. SA Tourism spokesperson William Price confirmed that Rackspace had taken the site down because of non-payment but blamed it on an "error with the financing". Tourism is an important part of the South...