Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Durban

Location:  Durban, South Africa

Event:  Protest Action at Tertiary Education Campuses.  Student protest  are ongoing at all campuses of Durban University of Technology (DUT), University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) and Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) and may continue.   Protests have resulted in property damages and one fatality.  The Consulate has received police reports that violence may erupt tonight at UKZN.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.