Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Johannesburg, South Africa

Location: U.S. Consulate General Johannesburg; 1 Sandton Drive; Sandhurst

Event: The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is planning to demonstrate outside the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 10 am until 2 pm. Up to 300 demonstrators are expected to gather at the corner of Sandton and Rivonia Drive. Disruptions to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic are likely in the vicinity of the Consulate.

Actions to Take:

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