Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate Johannesburg

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate Johannesburg February 25, 2020

Location: Soweto

Event: A demonstration is expected in Soweto on Wednesday, February 26, from approximately 8:00AM – 1:00PM. Up to 5,000 protesters will march from Khumalo St in Orlando West to Eskom offices on Chris Hani Road in Diepkloof. Roads impacted by the march include (but are not limited to): Khumalo, Nicholas, Klipspruit Valley, and Chris Hani.

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: