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

Location:  Sandton, Johannesburg

Event:  The following demonstrations have been scheduled in the Sandton area over the next three days, beginning Wednesday, July 25, 2018:

July 25:

Earthlife Africa

135 Daisy Street


Break the BRICS Coalition

Rivonia Road & 5th Street – Maude Street & 5th Street


July 26:

Rwanda National Congress & Rwanda Community

Fredman Drive and West Street



July 27:

Rwanda Diaspora Abroad South Africa

Fredman Drive & 5th Street



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.


  • 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)


  • 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
    Tel: 011-290-3000 (outside South Africa: +27-11-290-3000)
    After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1684 (outside South Africa: +27-79-111-1684)