Demonstration Alert –  U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (April 22, 2021)

Demonstration Alert –  U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (April 22, 2021)

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of a protest scheduled for Friday, April 23, 2021, at 9:00 am at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria.

U.S. citizens are reminded that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Embassy Pretoria recommends that U.S. citizens avoid areas of demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

Assistance:

  • United States Embassy to the Republic of South Africa
    (Note: The Embassy does not provide consular services)
    877 Pretorius Street
    Arcadia, Pretoria
    Tel: 012-431-4000 (outside South Africa: +27-12-431-4000)
    https://za.usembassy.gov/
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/USEmbassySA/

 

  • United States Consulate General, Johannesburg
    (Covering Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, and Free State provinces)
    1 Sandton Drive (corner of Rivonia and Sandton Drive)
    Sandhurst, Johannesburg
    ACSJohannesburg@state.gov
    Tel: 011-290-3000 (outside South Africa: +27-11-290-3000)
    After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1684 (outside South Africa: +27-79-111-1684)
    https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/johannesburg/
  • United States Consulate General, Durban
    (Covering KwaZulu-Natal Province)
    Delta Towers, 31st floor
    303 Dr. Pixley KaSeme Street
    ConsularDurban@state.gov

Tel: 031-305-7600 (outside South Africa +27-31-305-7600)

After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1445 (outside South Africa +27-79-111-1445)

https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/durban/