Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (January 28, 2019)

Location:  U.S. Embassy Pretoria

Event:  A march by the Black Monday group is scheduled for Monday, January 28, 2019 between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm.  The City of Tshwane has issued a permit for 250 participants.  The marchers/protesters will gather at Loftus Stadium at 8:30 am and march to the U.S. Embassy, with an anticipated arrival between 9:00 am and 9:30 am.  Disruptions to motor vehicle traffic are possible in the vicinity of the Embassy.

Actions to Take:

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