Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (January 26, 2018)
Location: Downtown Pretoria.
Event: Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) announced that the All Tshwane Vat Alles Employees were granted permission to march on Friday, January 26, 2018, from 8am – 4pm. Numbers of marchers/protestors are expected to be at least 1,000.
The march/protest will commence at Burgers Park at 0800 into Lilian Ngoyi Street, turn right on Madiba Street until they reach the Tshwane House. They will then proceed straight to the Union Buildings using Madiba Street. From the Union Buildings, they will march back to Burgers Park using the following routes:
Nelson Mandela Drive
Nana Sita Street
Thabo Sehume 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.
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