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Telecommunication companies, banks, and other financial institutions have rerouted their traffic to alternative service providers following cuts to the undersea cable supplying broadband Internet connectivity to Nigeria and countries in the West African sub-region. The damage to critical submarine cables, on Thursday, led to significant network outages, preventing banks and telcos from providing seamless communication […]

NetBlocks, an internet monitoring organization, has reported that the disruption of internet connectivity in eight West African nations, including Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, and the Benin Republic on Thursday, was caused by damage to undersea cables. NetBlocks shared this information in a post on its X handle on Thursday. NetBlocks is an organization that monitors cybersecurity and the internet.