WhatsApp is currently down for several users across the World, including South Africa. According to downtime tracking services, reports suggest that users in South Africa and around the world are currently unable to access the messaging app. WhatsApp has acknowledged that it is aware that users are unable to access the service.
According to statistics from website and app downtime tracking service Downdetector, users in South Africa began to report issues with accessing WhatsApp at around 9:00am. At the time of publishing, reports on Downdetector had jumped to 14,465, indicating widespread issues among users of the popular messaging service.