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04 Dec 2019 | 08:12 AM UTC

Namibia: Protest scheduled in Walvis Bay on December 10

Protest planned in Walvis Bay on December 10; heightened security measures and transportation disruptions likely

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Event

Knowledge Ipinge, the independent candidate for the January 2020 regional council by-elections, has called for a protest in Walvis Bay on Tuesday, December 10. The protest seeks to denounce bribery and corruption in the fishing industry.

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

Advice

Individuals in Walvis Bay are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.