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

Location:   Durban City Hall, Anton Lembede Street, Durban

Event:  Municipal employees are expected to continue demonstrating outside the Durban City Hall on Friday, May 3, 2019. Disruptions to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic are likely in the area of City Hall, and clashes between police and protesters are possible. The U.S. Consulate General will be closed to the public for the day due to the expected protest activity.

Actions to Take:

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