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

Location: City of Pretoria – the Union Building and the University of South Africa (UNISA)

Event: A large number of demonstrators are expected to protest against load shedding on Friday, March 29, 2019, in Pretoria. The protests will take place at both the Union Building and the University of South Africa (UNISA) between 8:00 A.M and 2:00 P.M. Disruptions to motor vehicle traffic are likely in the vicinity of the protests.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area 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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