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13 Feb 2020 | 09:46 AM UTC

South Africa: Protest planned in Cape Town February 14

Protest planned at US Consulate General in Cape Town February 14; heightened security presence and localized disruptions likely



According to US diplomatic sources, a group plans to demonstrate at the Consulate General of the US in Cape Town on Friday, February 14. The demonstration is set to take place between 11:00 and 12:00 (local time) outside the Steenberg Road entrance gate. The Consulate General is expected to be open during normal business hours despite the demonstration.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.  


Individuals in Cape Town are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.