Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa

Location:  U.S. Embassy Pretoria

Event:  The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is planning to demonstrate outside the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria on Monday, February 11, 2019, from 12 pm until 2:30 pm.  Up to 250 demonstrators are expected to gather at the corner of Pretorius and Orient Streets.  Disruptions to motor vehicle traffic are possible in the vicinity of the Embassy.

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.